EUROPEAN UNION SUPPORT TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA (EU-SDGN)
COMPONENT 4A (SUPPORT TO MEDIA)
May 4, 2018
RECRUITMENT OF BROADCAST MEDIA MONITORS
The Institute for Media and Society (IMS) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization currently implementing the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) Project aimed at contributing to the reinforcement of democracy in the country.
Our organization is implementing the Media Component 4A (Support to Media) of the EU-SDGN Project which works to strengthen the media to provide fair, accurate and ethical coverage of the electoral process in Nigeria.
As part of the key mandate under the media component 4A of the EU-SDGN project, IMS will engage in monitoring of Broadcast Media coverage of electoral process across Nigeria. The monitoring activity will cover pre-election, election; and post-election content of the media.
IMS intends to engage the services of Media Monitors for the foregoing purpose.
Recruitment Title: Monitoring of Broadcast Media Content
Duration: 18 Months
Period: June 2018 to Nov. 2019
Scope of work:
Media Monitors engaged will track and document content of television and radio programmes on the electoral process before, during and after the 2019 elections. The monitoring activities will be done in media monitoring centres which are located in the following cities:
- Kaduna (Kaduna State)
- Lagos (Lagos State)
- Port Harcourt (Rivers State)
- Yola (Adamawa State)
Duties and responsibilities:
- Developing a broadcast media monitoring work-plan for the assignment
- Tracking, documenting, analyzing television and radio programmes content
- Writing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on content of programmes monitored
Qualifications and Experience
- A bachelor’s degree in the Arts, Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Information Technology or related disciplines
- At least three (3) years cognitive experience in media monitoring or other related task
- Proven capacity in the use of social/new media and online resources
- Report writing and analytical skills
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to receive/integrate feedback
- Demonstration of integrity and ethical standards
- Familiarity with media institutions and the Nigerian media industry
- Fluency in both spoken and written English
- Proficiency in at least one indigenous Nigerian Language used on radio and television in the localities of the above-listed Media Monitoring Centres
Interested persons should submit their CV with a Cover Letter to: The Manager, Finance and Administration (IMS): firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com on or before close of business on Friday, May 18, 2018. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview after review of applications.