Tech news site Rest of World has hired Quartz Africa editor Yinka Adgoke as editor of strategic initiatives.
He will work on audience strategies for growth and also oversee its Africa coverage.
Before Quartz, Adegoke was a media business reporter for Reuters for the past six-and-a-half years and deputy editor of Billboard.
He was also an editor at New Media Age in London where he covered the early days of the digital media revolution. Adegoke started his career at Music Week in London and has written for publications including Music Business International, The Guardian and The Financial Times.
Reed the UK’s leading job site, is working with NHS Jobs to promote over 1,200 COVID-19 critical roles that need to be filled.
Roles range from nurses and practitioners to radiographers, housekeepers and paramedics, as well as vital roles within the national vaccination programme.
The increase in roles coincides with the rollout of the vaccine across the UK and demonstrates the NHS’s continued need for support in the fight against Coronavirus.
Jobseekers have shown a keen interest in supporting the health service through the pandemic, with a 2,544% increase in COVID-19 related searches on reed.co.uk in the first two weeks of January compared with the first two weeks of December. Terms such as “vaccinator” and “COVID Tester” were some of the most searched terms relating to the pandemic response during the first two weeks of January.
Healthcare assistants, nursing and occupational therapy positions are currently in the highest demand, followed