Channels Television is one of the 13 independent television stations currently broadcasting in Nigeria, since the Federal Government deregulated the broadcast media in 1992.The Company was licensed in June 1993 and allocated a frequency on UHF (channel 39). It began transmission two years later under the name Channels Television and now broadcasts to a well discerning audience of over 20 million people.Channels TV is recruiting an experienced and enthusiastic Social Media Manager for an upcoming TV show. The Social Media Manager will develop and maintain a long-lasting, dynamic, effective and measurable social media and Internet TV presence. This is a full time position based in Lagos, Nigeria.BackgroundThrough the news and political satire TV genre, this show will entertain and inform its target audience of 18 to 35 year-old Nigerians and Africans in current affairs. The show’s voice will be tasteful and insightful. While lampooning subjects across the political spectrum, the scope of this show will include domestic Nigerian as well as major continental African issues.Duties and ResponsibilitiesDevelop and manage the social media and Internet TV programming strategy of a new Channels TV show to maximize audience reach and engagement;Identify and optimize long- and short-form online platforms and via multiple devices accessible to the target audiences;Ensure TV show cohesion and complementarity across legacy and new media platforms according to a strict schedule, and in line with Channels TV’s goals and mission;Create diversified audience engagement strategies for Channels TV that combine various platforms and allow for constant measurement and re-calibration;Incorporate data-driven practices and formulate social media feedback loops for multi-purpose audience assessments;Develop and manage regular reporting processes to inform TV show creators, advertisers and sponsors on micro and macro audience trends;Work in cooperation with TV show Producers, Writers, Talent and Technical Crew to continuously generate content;Take initiative to propose and trial new social media and Internet TV approaches; and,Perform additional duties and responsibilities as instructed by the Executive Producer.