Our client is a top player in the IT/Media/Telecom market who keeps on investing on the growth of this team all over Africa. Our client’s Sport division is seeking to appoint an experienced Sports Editor to oversee the Portuguese-language offering into the African territories.
ANGOLA Sports Editor – Digital Media (Portuguese speaker)
The selected candidate will be based in the client’s Luanda offices in Angola working with a dynamic and vibrant team. This professional will integrate g a multi-platform sports environment characterized by a fast pace and constant evolution. Serving both internal and external clients, this person must have balance between attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure. This position requires working shifts, including weekends.
The Sports Editor functions include:
Implement an editorial strategy for the relevant sports on the Portuguese section;
Monitor the news and data feeds from the suppliers and ensure that the site accurately reflect the news;
Ensure that the site reflects the latest match data, both timeously and accurately;
Create the main spotlight features on the site, with applicable links;
Check the quality of, configure & embed the latest video highlights;
Create News in Pictures galleries;
Plan monthly, weekly & daily content deliverables;
Liaise with the social media team.
Relevant journalistic qualification;
At least 3 years of relevant work experience;
Good project-management skills;
Good knowledge and understanding of all digital platforms, e.g. web, mobile and applications;
HTML skills will be a plus;
Excellent Portuguese communication skills, both written (traditional dialect) and verbal;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of applicable sports;
A passion for, and knowledge of, the many disciplines within sport, particularly football.