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Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), a partner of TheCable online newspaper, is a not-for-profit organisation using the vehicle of journalism to advance transparency and accountability in government. Also known as the Cable Foundation, CNJF is a subscriber to “solutions journalism” – a school that believes in rigorous reporting of positive response to problems and challenges.

With support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), CNJF is about to undertake two new major tasks:

(1) Using the vehicle of campus journalism to deepen democratic participation and social action among young people, particularly on the campuses of higher institutions in Nigeria;

(2) Pursuing accountability and good governance in the health sector, with close attention to the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

The Foundation is, therefore, seeking highly qualified candidates to join the team.

PROGRAMME OFFICER
Location: Lagos or Abuja.

Tenure: Renewable one-year contract.

Duties: The ideal candidate will lead the team that will execute the key tasks and see to the overall success of the project.

Requirements: An experienced journalist with strong writing and reportorial skills as well as leadership abilities. Previous experience in non-profit work and ability to collaborate with civil society organisations are considered critical.  The ideal candidate must have proficiency in modern, digital journalism.

HEAD, INVESTIGATIONS
Location: Lagos or Abuja.

Tenure: Renewable one-year contract.

Duties: The ideal candidate will lead a team of vibrant investigative journalists and help the Cable Foundation deliver on its mandate.

Requirements: An experienced investigative journalist with strong analytical, creative and leadership skills. Experience in a mainstream newspaper is mandatory. Awards in investigative reporting will confer a significant advantage on applicants. The ideal candidate must have proficiency in modern, digital journalism.

GRADUATE INTERNS
Locations: Lagos and Abuja.

Duration: Six months

Duties: Interns will be involved in investigative reporting as well as data gathering/analysis.

Requirements: Candidates must have graduated between 2018 and 2020. A first degree with a demonstrable flair for journalism and research, with strong analytical, creative, organisational and social media skills, are important.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
All applicants should send their CVs and applications by email to jobs@cablefoundation.org.

Note: The position applied for should be the subject of the email.

DEADLINE
June 21, 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information on CNJF, please log on to www.cablefoundation.org

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