Nairametrics is a leading financial information and content creation company based in Lagos Nigeria. We provide our visitors with up-to-date financial, investing, and business news, research-based content, financial literacy, and personal finance resources.

Job Title: Editor (Article)

Location: Lagos

Industry: Media

Job Description

  1. Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax in articles
  2. Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  3. Read, evaluate and edit article drafts or other materials submitted for publication, and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication to suit Nairametrics writing style.
  4. Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  5. Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.
  6. Work with the team to plan and manage the drafting of op-eds, articles, newsletters, web copy, etc.
  7. Manage the editorial process for the team’s written products from concept development, drafting, review, copy editing, and sign-off;
  8. Work Analysts to develop consistent tone and style for all articles, newsletters and NM contents
  9. Work with Analysts and Freelancers to give story guide or suggestion

Basic Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Media Editor
  • Excellent writing skills in English, especially as applied to press communication, financial terms, and other news content
  • Expert level proficiency as a proofreader;
  • Experience working across digital platforms (websites, mobile, blogs, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain focus and detail orientation when processing large amounts of information or copy
  • Ability to collaborate with writers to understand their writing needs and maximize their impact
  • Demonstrated ability to distil complex topics into language that is understandable to broader audiences
  • Experience with pitching ideas to different audiences, with the ability to write compellingly to either professional or lay audiences from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to work on tight deadlines.

Application Deadline
31st May 2022

Method of application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes to: hello.hr@nairametrics.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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