Editors and Writers Recruitment at Enugu Based Digital Media Company

Posted on :

21 Nov, 2018

Category :

Featured, Media Jobs in Nigeria

A fast-growing internet media company is looking for young, talented, dynamic and self-motivated writers and editors to fill the vacant position of:

Job Title: Web Content Developers and Content Editors

Job Location: Enugu Nigeria

Starting Salary Range: #85,000 – #110,000 per month

Qualifications:

Degree/Diploma in English Language, Mass Communication, Journalism, Internet Media or its equivalent. (Applications from candidates without these specified academic degrees but who have sound writing skills will also be considered)

Previous media/writing experience will be an advantage.

The Position we have available is for writers and editors

Specifically for the for the editor position: If we discover that you pay meticulous attention to details, and have an eagle eye when it comes to grammar, spelling, and consistency of style as a writer, you’ll be considered for editor position

Description

The website content developer or The editor will be responsible for creating and editing new contents or articles for our sites. The writer will work under the editor’s supervision to produce articles that readers would love. Whether it is a list of famous film directors in Hollywood or Biography of John Mikel Obi, ideal candidates should have a strong background, good command, and knowledge of English Language. He or she should have a working knowledge of journalistic standards and best practices, grammar, sourcing, and fact-checking to ensure that website’s standards are maintained. Experience in writing SEO is a plus.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating, developing and managing content (articles) for the organisation’s websites (requires working with content management software such as WordPress)
  • Reviewing content to ensure compliance with brand and quality standards
  • Preparing, rewriting and editing content copy to improve readability
  • Correcting spelling and grammatical errors.
  • Meet all deadlines.
  • Checking sources to make sure work is original and the facts are right.
  • The company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Required Skills

  • An excellent command of written English language.
  • Must be able to produce a well articulated, coherent, and factual article free from grammatical errors within stipulated timeframe.
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Experience in content publishing, writing, editing is also an advantage
  • The ability to thrive under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • A sharp eye for detail.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with popular content development and management systems such as WordPress is an advantage
  • Passion, Integrity, and Energy
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be able to work independently, but also as part of a team
  • A good understanding of internet media

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Problem solver
  • Adaptability
  • Organiser
  • Great personal style
  • Fast learner
  • A love for people
  • Taking initiative

Writers will be compensated for their work on a per-article basis, based on the length of assignment and level of research required.

Please keep in mind that this is a content writing/editing job – those looking for video, graphics or other positions should please check elsewhere

Here’s How To Apply:

Make sure you’ve read this job description and understand what we’re looking for, then include in your application:

  • Resume or CV
  • Your cover letterletting us know how you meet and exceed the qualifications listed above. And yes, we are looking at your cover letter to get an idea of your writing style, so smart, interesting, well written letters really stand out.
  • A sample article on the following topic: 5 Facts You Need to Know About Nelson Mandela
  • Any information that helps us get an idea of your writing skills

Interested candidate should send CV and cover letter.

to: [email protected] with “Writer/Editor at a Digital Media Company” as the subject.

Feel free to include how you meet and exceed the qualifications listed above in your cover letter. Please note that we are looking at your cover letter to get an idea of your writing style, so smart, interesting letters really stand out.

Closing Date: 30th November, 2018