Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Opportunity: New Media Reporting Internship/Traineeship Posts

Unit: Editorial – DigitalSENSE Africa Media Group
Duration of contract: Minimum 6 months
Starting date: April 18, 2016 (3 positions)
Duty Station: Lagos State, Nigeria
Application New Deadline: April 1, 2016

Overall objectives:

The Editorial Unit of DigitalSENSE Africa Media is the publication arm of the our media group which publishes ITRealms, DigitalSENSE Business News, and NaijaAgroNet; and is offering three (3) internship/traineeship positions for young professionals or postgraduate students.
The working experience is designed to allow interns/trainees to strengthen their knowledge and gain practical experience in the fields, and dealing with diversity of related editorial content features ranging from innovative Web 2.1+ and technology-enhanced reporting to make a difference. They will also benefit from working in a vibrant environment.

The Editorial unit of DigitalSENSE Africa Media Group tends to source, organize and incorporate editorial content from diverse sources, converting and promoting content tailored to engender development of literary products for easy assimilation for average citizens based on laid down principles.

DigitalSENSE Africa Media Group is now accepting applications from interested and qualified candidates for an internship/traineeship of a minimum of six months period of on a full-time in Lagos.

Summary of responsibilities:

The intern/trainee will be involved with the general work and responsibilities of the unit, developing and applying new media concepts through research on ICT tools, subjects and new media deliverables.

Some of these responsibilities include but not limited to:

*Handling research on methods and tools for new media content;
*Usage of knowledge sharing undertakings;
*Development and implementation of new media innovatives;
*Supporting the unit in delivery of new media initiatives for staff and organisaitonal development;
*Designing and delivering information sessions;
*Contributing to DigitalSENSE Africa Media titles including DigitalSENSE *Business News, ITRealms and NaijaAgroNet among others.

Detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) will be established in accordance with ongoing projects. This will equally include learning outcomes on specific skills to be developed during traineeship/internship project.


Candidates with computer literacy skills are welcome to apply from the following fields:
Mass Communication, Sociology, Art, and History.

A high level of individual responsibility, commitment and initiative, knowledge of Microsoft Office package and computer skills to deal with a variety of word document tools are required.
Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and understanding of Web 2.0 technologies are highly advantageous.

Language:- Proficiency in English

How to apply:

Send your CV and motivation letter to editor_ls (at) quoting “Internship” in your subject line.

Interns/Trainees are not financially remunerated by DigitalSENSE Africa Media. They receive a monthly lump-sum to cover transportation.

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