WEB & PUBLICATIONS EDITOR

JOB REFERENCE: WEB
Contract:
2 years
Deadline: Friday 24 February, 2017
Salary: N130,000 – N200,000

DESCRIPTION
Oversee the editorial process for submissions to the organisation. Should be versatile, able to adapt to fast-paced environments and show a proven interest in editorial matters and educational literature. Build good relationships with authors, editors and reviewers.

DUTIES

  • Monitor schedules, delivery dates and publication deadlines to ensure the timeliness of publication.
  • Oversee editorial decisions. Development of editorial policies and processes.
  • Assess submissions and guiding manuscripts through the review process.
  • Development of editorial policies and processes.
  • Prepare final typescripts for handover to production. Write and edit cover copy and blurbs.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, with the ability to convey the style and tone of our organisation’s voice.
  • Strong familiarity with educational literature is essential, proven experience in publishing would be an advantage.
  • Creative problem-solver with ability to foster and develop others’ ideas as well as his/her own.
  • Experience working on both small- and large-scale projects in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and extremely organized.
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines in highly fluid environment.
  • Should live within Lagos Mainland.

CONTACT
Please send CV, cover letter and passport photo to info@bookbuzzfoundation.org with job reference as email’s subject.
ORGANISATION
The Book Buzz Foundation is a non-governmental organisation whose main goals are three fold: to promote literacy, especially amongst children of school-going age; to develop reading spaces, and to organise literary and cultural events. In partnership with Africultures (France), this is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team as they embark on a two-year, EU-funded initiative called ‘Right to Write Project’. Over the two years, the project involves:

-Identifying, mentoring and publishing new writers from specific states in Northern Nigeria

-Identifying and training media specialists from specific states in Northern Nigeria

-Developing innovative ways of supporting teachers in the use of class readers in Northern Nigeria

 

 

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