VACANCY: MEDIA MONITOR

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The International Press Centre (IPC), lead implementing partner of component 4 of the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria-Phase 2 (EUSDGN 11) requests application from suitably qualified applicant for ‘media monitor’ for its Print/online Media Monitoring activity.

About the media monitoring activity:

The monitoring activity would entail the survey/assessment and analysis of 10 newspapers/online news mediums on the trend of reportage of political, electoral and democratic governance issues.

This call is a replacement for one (1) media monitor only, to complement the task of other media monitors already engaged for the media monitoring tasks.

All applications would go through a review process and the successful applicant shall be engaged, with tasks entailing surveying, assessing and analysing the trend in media coverage of the POST 2023 elections and democratic governance issues across the 10 newspapers over a 12-month period. The monitor shall also assess the newspapers using specially-developed monitoring codes and indices on the trend of media coverage of women, PWDs, Youths, the non-usage of hate speech as well as conflict sensitive reporting, the campaign promises of presidential aspirants as well as tracking and fact-checking fake news, as may be applicable.

Job Requirements:

Education:

A minimum of a University Degree or Higher National Diploma in any discipline.

Qualities:                                                                         

Interest in and understanding of news and media reports

Good understanding of governance, political and electoral issues

Excellent analytical and writing skills.

Proficiency is use of MS Word and Excel

Proficiency in English language (speaking & writing).

Interest and ability to combine offline/online task and social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter.

Submission/Deadline:

Interested candidates should kindly send a copy of their detailed CV with a cover letter toinfo@ipcng.org on/before Friday March 31, 2023.

The applications shall be reviewed and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Signed:

Media Monitoring Recruitment Committee,

IPC, LAGOS. (March 28, 2023)

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