BBC Media Action Nigeria Jobs

BBC Media Action was founded in 1999 by the BBC as its international development charity. We apply the editorial standards of the BBC, build on its values and often work closely with the BBC World Service and other BBC departments.


However, we are legally and financially independent and work to a distinct mission. Originally known as BBC World Service Trust we changed our name to BBC Media Action in December 2011.

BBC Media Action Senior Digital Producer Nigeria Jobs

Main Duties

  • Take day-do-day responsibility for the effective implementation of BBC Media Action’s digital strategy.
  • Working with the Head of Production & Training, ensure systems are in place to support all aspects of the design and delivery of digital content, from concept inception to post-production.
  • Ensure that deadlines, budgets, and project objectives are met and adhered to.
  • Supervise the Digital team as they pitch, write, report, record and edit original BBC Media Action content geared toward social media, TV and other digital audiences, including the creation of original video and multimedia content.
  • Lead on ensuring that BBC Media Action’s digital outputs are as creative and impactful as possible to help us remain a leader in a dynamic and evolving media market.
  • Build the editorial skills of other members of the Digital team to allow them to take on progressively greater roles in making editorial decisions.
  • Build the creative and production skills of other members of the Digital team to allow them to take on progressively greater content and creative decisions.
  • Lead the Digital team in engaging and interacting with our communities across social platforms.
  • Ensure that all content or language published on BBC Media Action Digital platforms adhere to BBC Editorial Guidelines.
  • Prioritise relevant content creation and platform management against identified goals, knowing which platforms and tasks are more important to different audiences within the scope of BBC Media Action’s digital strategy.
  • Work with other Production & Training team members to ensure that BBC Media Action’s digital, radio and TV content complements each other for maximum reach and audience impact.
  • Lead the Digital team as they analyse social media metrics to gain insight into the behaviour of our social media communities, distribution of content across the web, and emerging digital trends.
  • Contribute to the evolution of BBC Media Action’s digital strategy by providing innovative content ideas and concrete insights into content performance.

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Excellent understanding of Nigeria’s social media landscape, including the relevant platforms for different audience segments.
  • Demonstratable experience applying sound editorial judgement in the production of social media, TV or other digital content.
  • Experience leading teams in digital production, journalism, or other relevant areas.
  • Strong experience producing and posting content for social media websites, TV or other digital platforms to reach a diverse range of audiences.
  • Strong relevant video or photo editing skills and fluency in relevant creative software such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or interest in digital trends in media, entertainment, and emerging technologies.
  • Proven ability to analyse and critically evaluate editorial content, identifying strengths and weaknesses in content and driving constant improvement in output.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and Capability Statements to: [email protected] with the position applied for clearly stated as subject of email.By 30th August, 2018




    BBC Media Action Technical Producer Nigeria Jobs

    Main Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Technical Producer and the Head of Production and Training, and working with other Technical Producers, take responsibility for a range of sound and video recording and editing needs for BBC Media Action in Nigeria. This may include location recording of radio dramas, field interviews, debates, in-studio recordings, public service announcements, or any other potential output on any platform.
  • Be responsible for post-production editing of programmess, sound balancing of programmess for broadcast, and delivery of final versions to deadline.
  • Work with relevant teams to plan ahead of production, including recces, equipment prep, logistics, and consideration of health and safety issues from a technical
    recording perspective.
  • Along with the rest of the Technical Producion team, take responsibility for technical safety in the studio and on location, and operate all equipment safely adhering to safety regulations.
  • Along with the rest of the Technical Producion team, take responsibility for proper use, care and storage of all recording and editing equipment.
  • Keep up with latest recording and editing advances, methods and trends and implement them into your work.
  • Assist in completing all relevant pre and post-production paperwork.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong experience in recording video and sound for radio, TV and digital, both in-studio and in a variety of outdoor settings.
  • Strong experience recording video and sound for radio, TV and digital for different programme formats, including interviews, discussions and drama.
  • Strong editing experience in video and sound for radio and/or TV programmes.
  • Strong experience working with relevant computer software like Pro-Tools, Logic Pro Audio, Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere and After Effects.
  • Strong experience in equipment handling/maintenance on location and in studio.
    Hausa language skills would be an advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and Capability Statements to: [email protected] with the position applied for clearly stated as subject of email.By 30th August, 2018




    BBC Media Action Assistant Producer - Factual Nigeria Jobs

    Main Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Producer - Factual, plan, conduct and record interviews and other content around Nigeria on a wide variety of topics.
  • Edit interviews and other content to meet programme needs, ensuring that finished items are delivered on deadline.
  • Work with other members of the Production & Training team to ensure that all recordings and content meet BBC editorial guidelines.
  • Contribute across the range of editorial/production activities within the Production & Training team, ensuring high journalistic standards and compliance with BBC editorial guidelines at all times.
  • Develop a broad understanding of major development and social/economic issues and trends across Nigeria.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience planning, conducting, recording and editing interviews and other factual media content for radio, TV or digital platforms.
  • Good writing, interviewing, and technical recording skills.
  • Experience originating and developing engaging, original programme ideas.
  • Evidence of a strong interest in governance, development, and socio-economic issues in Nigeria.
  • Excellent Pidgin and/or Hausa language skills are desirable.
  • Evidence of a passion for using media as a tool to positively impact audiences.
  • Ability to develop a high standard of editorial judgement.
  • Ability to keep an open mind on a range of diverse opinions and experiences, and to work closely with a diverse team.
  • The ability to cope with fast-changing situations within a pressurized environment.
  • A willingness to engage in team working and a high level of interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel around Nigeria for up to several weeks at a time.
  • A sharp awareness of the needs and interests of a national audience.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and Capability Statements to: [email protected] with the position applied for clearly stated as subject of email.By 30th August, 2018

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