ARISE Networks Massive Graduate Job Recruitment in Nigeria(http://www.arise.tv/)

ARISE NEWS was founded by Nigerian publisher Nduka Obaigbena, who dreamed of a global news channel connecting all the colours and shades of news around the globe.
With a team of world-class journalists, behind-the-scenes and in front of the camera, ARISE NEWS will cover the compelling issues of our time in a way no one else can.

ARISE Networks is a brand new global broadcaster recruiting for news centres in London, New York, Lagos and Johannesburg and across international news bureaux in Washington DC, Dakar, Nairobi, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro, Beijing, New Delhi and Los Angeles.

Job Title: Executive Producer

Key Duties
  • Work with Management team and Talent to create, develop, produce and write hourly newscasts and news shows.
  • Must be able to line produce shows and work in fast-paced news environments, fast deadlines.
  • Minimum seven years Executive Producer experience in daily broadcasting.
  • Knowledgeable of global politics, business and cultures preferred.
  • Responsibility for global daily business coverage.
  • Reporting directly to the Director of Business and Economics Editor, and the Director of News

Job Title: Media Manager
Key Duties

  • To manage the media workflows in a busy Television News production.
  • Managing recording requirements.
  • To support Avid edit suites.
  • To manage Archiving of material.
Experience
  • 4 years previous experience.
Job Title: News Editor
Key Duties

  • Run the international news desk and all aspect of newsgathering.
  • Participation in daily news and planning meetings.
  • Ensuring news desk is properly run and to liaise with wire and video agencies (AP and Reuters).
  • Implementation of coverage of breaking news in association with all bureau and other news partners.
  • Assisting in communication and workflow within the London Bureau with management, international teams and output team.
Experience
  • Proven strong news judgment and communication skills.
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure.
  • Understanding of global newsgathering.
  • Experience with a major TV news organization in international news.
  • The ability to work with deadlines.

Job Title: Graphics Artist

Key Duties

  • Design and prepare graphics for live and recorded TV news programming.
  • To work in producing graphics independently or to editorial briefs and these include still and animated 2D, 3D graphics, maps and templates.
  • To have a working knowledge of the graphics production process for the full range of media output.
  • To produce graphic designs and templates for Arise Networks programmes to the highest standard.
  • To act as point of reference for all graphics output.
  • To be able to troubleshoot and ensure the most efficient working practices are achieved.
  • Employ visual and creative awareness to help achieve highest production values.
Required Qualification
  • HND or degree level qualification in an area of design/art
Experience
  • Familiarity with specialist graphic design programs and technology such as VizRT, Xpression, Quark Xpress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3D Studio, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash

Job Title: Newsroom Assistant (P.A trained)
Key Duties
  • Looking after the administrative and secretarial responsibilities of the newsroom and keep track of timings and returns in a live TV gallery.
  • Organizing travel arrangements and booking hotels or organizing accommodation for crew and production staff.
  • Dealing with accounts and expenses.
Experience
  • Awareness of editorial priorities and objectives.

Job Title: News Anchor
Key Duties

  • Anchoring bulletins – ensuring continuity of quality, accuracy and original thinking.
  • Write stories ‘on the hoof’.
  • Interviewing, on a regular basis, leading commentators as well as politicians, financiers and business leaders.
  • Responding to breaking news as it hits the studio and often analyzing events as they happen.
  • Ensuring effective communication with News staff- providing maximum on-screen value from the work of Input and Output teams editorially.
Required Qualification
  • Educated to a degree level.
Experience
  • At least five years experience as a senior broadcast journalist/reporter.
  • Experience of rolling news provision.
Job Title: Director of Sport

Key Duties

  • To lead the Sports team at ARISE News.
  • To create innovative production treatments to enhance the story-telling and the delivery of breaking sports news.
  • Overseeing all ARISE News sports production – ensuring continuity of quality, accuracy and original thinking.
  • Ensuring effective workflows and communication are maintained between all ARISE sports staff worldwide – providing maximum on-screen value from the work of Input and Output teams editorially and technically.
  • Managing sports budgets, in partnership with other members of the ARISE News Editorial Directorate.
Job Title: Planning Editor

Key Duties

  • Draw up and manage the daily news and weekend diaries in conjunction with News Editor’s assignment, Executive producers and all members of the editorial management team.
  • Liaise with international bureau – compiling diaries and the assignment of stories to correspondents around the world.
  • Attend, and where necessary diary and weekly planning meetings with News Management and the broader newsroom.
  • Monitor newswires, all newspapers etc for upcoming stories.
  • Contribute to the forward planning diary in conjunction with National Assignments Editor and Deputy.
  • Plan ahead to ensure the best possible news coverage over weekends.
  • Attend editorial meetings throughout the day.
Job Title: ENG Camera Operator

Key Duties

  • To gather news stories on location, possibly perform simple edits on location.
  • Responding to live breaking news.
  • The ability to set up live links with reporters, deploy microphones and ear feeds.
Experience
  • Previous experience working in Television News.
Job Title: Picture Editor
Key Duties

  • To cut news stories and high quality features promos and general broadcast content
Experience
  • Knowledge of Avid and final cut pro edit suites.
  • 5 years previous experience in a TV News environment.
Job Title: Researcher / Coordinator
Key Duties

  • Sourcing information data and footage for news and documentaries.
  • Securing copyrights and attending to copyright issues.
  • Securing access to, and negotiating fees for contributors and locations
  • Setting budgets for documentaries and research projects and coordinating the shooting.
  • Suggesting original programme ideas
Qualification/Experience
  • A University degree or equivalent academic or professional qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years of TV/film research experience.
Job Title: Business Anchor / Correspondent
Key Duties

  • An authoritative and recognized business broadcaster, with a thorough knowledge of the global finance and business landscape particularly the United States and Africa. 
  • The ability to recognize the strength of a story and be able to offer instant analysis.
  • Ability to edit, produce and deliver news and longer form packages, if necessary without supervision. You will also be available outside your studio time to offer two-ways with other parts of the Arise network.
  • An individual with thorough experience of handling breaking news stories live on air – and you will have the confidence and gravitas to be able to chair high level discussion programmes.
  • An individual familiar with rolling news rundowns and be willing to be trained for ARISE newsroom system.
Experience
  • Expected to be able to originate stories for the global business team on a daily basis, through network of contacts.
  • To have been able to cultivate a team of analysts across the various business and finance sectors.
Job Title: Business Producer
Key Duties

  • Responsible for building rolling news rundowns, and you will have first class experience of working with leading business anchors.
  • To oversee packages from reporters and anchors if necessary.
  • Editing visual material, and be willing to be trained for the Arise network system.
Experience
  • The ability to sift news from the noise of the wholesale wire services and be thoroughly conversant with the business news process, from commissioning to broadcast.
  • You will have television newsroom experience at the highest level, and you will have thorough knowledge and understanding of the global business and finance landscape, particularly in Africa and the United States
Job Title: Senior Producer (Features)
Key Duties

  • To generate, coordinate and oversee production by both in-house teams and external providers.
  • Ensuring commissioned content satisfies Channel editorial, technical and compliance standards and that delivery deadlines are met on budget.
  • Act as liaison/Channel point-person for programme-makers throughout the production schedule, taking the lead in briefing, directing, motivating and managing teams, and steering projects reliably, dependably and deftly to completion.
  • Required to operate from the Channel’s London base, in studio and, as required, in the field.
  • Originate ideas, help identify programming requirements of the Channel, develop relationships with freelance contributors and production companies, and grow a database of international content providers.
  • To instinctively know the Arise brand and adhere to the ‘house style’ visually and editorially, maintaining accuracy and balance, and enterprising and rigorous journalism.
  • Lend creative input and give guidance and support to programme-makers – throughout the research, filming and post-production stages.
  • Help build the Channel’s reputation for programme-making excellence and always strive to make the most engaging, relevant and polished content possible.
Qualification
  • Educated to University degree standard.
  • Journalism qualification preferred.
  • At least five years’ television experience in a Current Affairs and/or documentary programming role with a major broadcaster at Producer/Director or Series Producer level.
  • Substantial edit production experience.
  • Creative flair.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for highly visual storytelling.
  • BBC, Channel 4, CNN credits.
  • Studio production experiences an advantage.
  • Writing ability.
  • Awareness and understanding of international affairs.
  • Experience of working overseas an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Africa region.
  • A second language.
  • An aptitude for multi-skilling in all areas of television production, particularly shooting and editing.
  • A proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Commitment to Customer satisfaction.
Job Title: Senior Producer
Key Duties

  • Responsibility for live news output or whole shows, and guide teams of specialist producers.
  • Overall responsibility for a show or shows.
  • He or she will be the decision-maker about content, running orders, and headlines, as well as the validity of stories and their importance.
  • Responsibility to balance opinions and political positions in reports, bulletins and shows.
Experience
  • Good English writing skills
  • Several years of Journalistic experience
  • Should have direct experience of news and factual TV
  • Awareness of operational, engineering and other technical activities.
Job Title: Correspondent / Business Anchor
Key Duties

  • An authoritative and recognized business broadcaster, with a thorough knowledge of the global finance and business landscape particularly the United States and Africa.
  • The ability to recognize the strength of a story and be able to offer instant analysis.
  • Ability to edit, produce and deliver news and longer form packages, if necessary without supervision. You will also be available outside your studio time to offer two-ways with other parts of the Arise network.
  • An individual with thorough experience of handling breaking news stories live on air – and you will have the confidence and gravitas to be able to chair high level discussion programmes.
  • An individual familiar with rolling news rundowns and be willing to be trained for ARISE newsroom system.
Experience
  • A university degree along with at least 5 years of reporting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrable passion for and ability to report and present TV news.
  • A strong news sense combined with solid writing and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work quickly, often under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Unquestionable reliability.
  • Expected to be able to originate stories for the global business team on a daily basis, through network of contacts.
  • To have been able to cultivate a team of analysts across the various business and finance sectors.
Job Title: Senior News Editor
Key Duties

  • Be responsible for leading News gathering operation for all platforms and programs by working closely with the Director of News, Output Editors and all News room staff both locally and internationally.
  • To help set the editorial agenda for news coverage by overseeing the news planning and network desk operations.
  • To help lead the daily news editorial discussions with a focus on original, independent and distinctive news coverage in accordance with editorial guidelines.
  • To lead regular reviews to evaluate news gathering, planning and allocation of staffing and resources.
Experience
  • Extensive experience in editorial leadership and proven track record at a senior level in television news and news gathering and production. Experience in running news operations internationally.
  • High-level planning and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading significant newsgathering resources to execute editorial strategy.
  • Extensive experience in management of staff, budgets and resources.
  • Extensive experience in developing strategic networks and relationships at a senior level within the media industry.
Job Title: Craft VT Editor (Features)
Key Duties

  • To craft edit a range of output - from fast-turnaround Current Affairs and documentary programming to studio productions – for a major TV news network.
  • Must be quick and able to edit to prime-time broadcast standards, and meet tight deadlines under pressure working independently or under direction.
  • We’re looking for solid storytelling skills – cleverly-structured programmes incorporating visual flair.
  • Experience of editing ‘long form’ 30 minute and one hour programmes – one-offs or series – a must.
  • Create engaging video content
  • Brainstorm and storyboard
  • Assist the Director/Producer
  • Consult with Director/Producer throughout post production process
  • Assemble all raw footage
  • Determine what is usable, create a rough cut
  • Determine cutting for final stages
  • Tweak content
  • Experiment with styles and techniques
Required Qualification
  • Educated to University degree standard.
Experience
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience editing broadcast Current Affairs and/or documentary programmes for major broadcasters.
  • MUST have minimum of 2-3 years previous experience as broadcast TV FCP editor
  • MUST be experienced and have excellent working knowledge of FCP 7 and Adobe After-Effects
  • MUST be creative, innovative and collaborative with a great eye for detail
  • MUST be able to work under pressure and to a fast turnaround
  • Passion and enthusiasm for highly visual, stylish storytelling.
  • BBC, Channel 4, CNN credits.
  • Awareness and understanding of international affairs.
  • Experience of living or working overseas an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Fast, hard working.
  • Commitment to Customer satisfaction.
Job Title: Scheduler
Key Duties

  • To oversee the delivery of the programme schedules to the transmission automation system.
  • To create the EPG data for delivery to the Transmission platform(s).
  • To liaise directly with the Newsroom and refine schedules.
  • To ensure delivered to EPG provider.
  • Initially for a single channel but eventually for three channels
Experience
  • Knowledge of Scheduling systems and delivery of EPG data.
  • 3years previous experience.
Job Title: Deputy Managing Editor
Key Duties

  • To lead the programme- making teams of ARISE News.
  • To create innovative production treatments to enhance the story-telling and the delivery of breaking news, sports, business and weather.
  • To deputise for the Managing Editor and to support the Managing Editor in all strategic and operational activities.
  • Overseeing all ARISE News production – ensuring continuity of quality, accuracy and original thinking
  • Ensuring effective workflows and communication are maintained between all ARSE News staff worldwide – providing maximum on-screen value from the work of Input and Output teams editorially and technically
  • Managing editorial budgets, in partnership with other members of the ARISE News Editorial Directorate.
Experience
  • Deep experience of leading large editorial teams.
  • Experience of managing newsroom budgets.
  • Experience of rolling news provision.
  • Evidence of production flair and original thinking in delivering dynamic results on screen.
  • Experience of strategic editorial and operational planning across large teams.
  • Experience of international newsgathering and major event coverage.
Job Title: Weather Presenter
Key Duties

  • To present ARISE News weather reports on a daily basis.
  • To compile and present weather bulletins in an engaging manner on ARISE news.
  • To ensure continuity of quality, accuracy and original thinking.
Experience
  • Several years experience of compiling and presenting weather bulletins on television.
Job Title: Vision Engineer
Key Duties

  • To ensure the highest picture quality is delivered from all studio productions.
  • A good level of understanding of other technical equipment and operations surrounding a studio complex.
  • Working within a 4 camera HD studio covering live shows, primarily talking heads.
  • Multi skilled person with vision control and studio lighting experience.
  • Operations of Robotic head cameras.
  • Implementing “one off” production requirements requiring temporary connection of equipment
Experience
  • 4 years previous experience.
Job Title: Art Director
Key Duties


  • To work with the Programme Director and Senior Producers ensuring the highest standards in onscreen delivery.
  • To work closely with the editorial team in the identification, development and delivery of programme ideas, with a specific emphasis on proactively offering creative, problem solving solutions to the newsroom.
Required Qualification
  • HND or equivalent in design or design related studies.
Experience
  • Management experience and proven leadership skills.
  • Experience of managing budgets.
  • Experience of design in a live broadcast environment, preferably News based.
  • A sound understanding of modern broadcast equipment and practices as well as required technical standards.
Job Title: Technical Operator
Experience

  • Previous Experience.
Job Title: Assistant News Editor
Key Duties

  • Run the international news desk and all aspect of newsgathering.
  • Participation in daily news and planning meetings.
  • Ensuring news desk is properly run and to liaise with wire and video agencies (AP and Reuters).
  • Implementation of coverage of breaking news in association with all bureau and other news partners.
  • Assisting in communication and workflow within the London Bureau with management, international teams and output team.
Experience
  • Proven strong news judgment and communication skills.
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure.
  • Understanding of global newsgathering.
  • Experience with a major TV news organization in international news.
  • The ability to work with deadlines.
Job Title: Technical Director

  • Have you got the broadcast experience to lead a global technical team in studios across three continents?
  • We're moving fast and we need an all-rounder with experience in overseeing integration and distribution projects, as well as someone who can speak with authority about gold standard, cutting-edge newsgathering technology and post-production.
  • You'll need to be visionary and a motivator.
Job Title: Assistant Producer (Features)
Key Duties

  • To support the Producer(s) in all aspects of making programmes for the Channel – from the development and commissioning stages through to studio and location filming and post-production.
  • Provide back-up to the Producer(s) and, where required, assist in every aspect of content production, assuming any role delegated by the Producer(s).
  • The AP will be confident dealing with contributors and have a passion and drive to go that extra mile in order to outshine the competition.
  • He/she will enjoy the broad range of programme-making opportunities Arise will offer.
  • Undertake programme research and coordinate production teams in the UK or abroad.
  • Able to deputize for Producer(s) where necessary, including liaising with crew on location who may be ARIS staff or external providers of content – such as freelance producer/directors, production outfits etc.
  • Required to operate from the Channel’s London base, in studio and, as required, in the field, attend to administrative necessities (such as releases etc) and/or produce/direct content in lieu of the Producer(s) including conducting interviews.
  • Originate ideas, help identify programming requirements of the Channel, develop relationships with freelance contributors and production companies, and grow a database of international content providers.
  • To instinctively know the Arise brand and adhere to the ‘house style’ visually and editorially, maintaining accuracy and balance, and enterprising and rigorous journalism.
  • The applicant will be a team player for whom no job is too small, but who can ably step in for Producer(s) where necessary – either in the office, in studio or in the field - and deliver to a demanding brief, including in intensely high pressure situations.
Required Qualification
  • Educated to University degree standard.
  • Journalism qualification preferred.
Experience
  • At least 2-3 years’ television experience in a Current Affairs and/or documentary programming role with a major broadcaster at Assistant Producer level.
  • Edit production awareness/experience.
  • Creative flair.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for highly visual storytelling.
  • BBC, Channel 4, CNN credits.
  • Studio production experiences an advantage.
  • Writing ability.
  • Awareness and understanding of international affairs.
  • Experience of working overseas an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the Africa region.
  • A second language.
  • An aptitude for multi-skilling in all areas of television production, particularly shooting and editing.
  • A proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Commitment to Customer satisfaction.
Job Title: Studio Director

Key Duties

  • To direct Arise Networks programmes in both automated and traditional galleries.
  • To co-ordinate the planning and production of Television News output to ensure that editorial intentions are met and highest production standards maintained.
  • To use traditional craft and technical skills as well as new and developing technologies, to produce the highest standard of news programme
Experience
  • At least 3 years experience in a live TV News gallery situation.
  • Studio or location directing on live or recorded programmes.
  • Complex vision mixing.
  • Use of broadcast communications equipment.
  • Familiarity with broadcast technology, including automation & digital technologies.
  • Broad knowledge of national & international news & current affairs.
  • Awareness of editorial priorities and objectives.
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation.
Job Title: Broadcast and IT Engineer
Key Duties

  • To maintain all broadcast and associated equipment including studios, edit suites and archives.
  • Knowledge of IT and Media management workflows and TV News automation systems such as INews.
  • To support all equipment within a Television Studio and news room.
Experience
  • Four years in TV News Support or similar.
Job Title: Studio Camera Operator
Key Duties

  • To be able to manage the studio floor.
  • To have camera operations – experienced with Jimmy Jib preferred.
  • To fit earpieces and microphones to studio guests.
  • Check operation with sound engineer.
Experience
  • 2 years previous experience.
Job Title: Sports Presenter
Key Duties

  • To present sports bulletins on Arise News.
  • To present sports news on a regular basis and interview sporting personalities and leading figures in the sports industry including managers and commentators.
  • The write quickly and accurately with flair and style on sport of all types.
  • Ensure credibility and professionalism on-screen at all times.
  • Maintaining close working relationships with sporting figures throughout the UK
Experience
  • At least three years as a senior sports reporter/presenter on screen.
Job Title: Bureau Chief
Key Duties

  • To coordinate the efforts of the reporting team, using sound editorial judgment.
  • To lead the news agenda in line with the guidelines of Arise News.
  • To lead from the front, ensuring that Arise News stays ahead of the competition in breaking news, exclusive stories and enterprise journalisms.
  • To improve and inspire the quality of journalism across the bureau.
  • Uphold and maintain journalistic integrity, accuracy and balance.
  • Develop professional contacts across government and industry and with other key newsmakers to keep Arise News competitive.
  • Work with other news management team members to set budgets.
  • Perform other tasks related to hiring, training and management of staff.
Required Qualification
  • A minimum of a relevant university degree.
Experience
  • A minimum of 15 years in relevant journalistic positions since graduation.
Job Title: Sound Engineer
Key Duties

  • To mix the sound incoming from presenters on the studio floor together with external play in devices for live and pre-recorded shows.
  • To ensure the highest quality sound is delivered to the content of the programme.
Experience
  • 4 years previous experience.


Method of Application
Qualified and Interested Candidates should Send CV to:
careers@arise.tv

http://www.arise.tv/

Application Closing Date  13th February, 2013

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