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TechCabal is looking to hire a curious, passionate and hard-working editor to join its newsroom.

This position requires someone with strong reporting, writing, and editing skills. The ideal  candidate will be someone who can work quickly and is not afraid to enforce strict deadlines and keep up with a demanding news cycle.

The successful candidate will be responsible for editing daily news articles and features, generating story pitches and ideas, and working with our team of journalists to fine-tune TechCabal’s voice and editorial standards.

Big Cabal Media (BCM), publishers of TechCabal is a Nigerian digital media company creating super-engaging content that African youth audiences love.

Job type: Full-time

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Closing date: Rolling

Responsibilities

1. Manage and edit daily news stories, news features, and periodical items for the website.

2. Assign stories to reporters and prepare work schedules to facilitate timely publication.

3. Edit and manage, from conception to execution, TechCabal’s two-weekend newsletters

4. Edit and manage, from conception to execution, TechCabal’s weekly tech-career-guide newsletter

5. Work with the rest of the editorial team to track reporters’ progress twice a week and manage the newsroom’s timelines

6. Conceive story ideas and write 3 articles per quarter.

7. Develop and maintain relationships with decision-makers in Africa’s technology and business ecosystem

8. Conceive and establish new beats of coverage for the newsroom

Requirements

1. You are passionate yet clear-eyed about the potential of technology to transform and impact life and business across Africa.

2. You have 2-4 years of experience as an editor in a busy newsroom and a good understanding of tech and/or business in Africa

3. You have recent or extensive experience in finance and business journalism.

4. You’re talented, self-motivated and able to seize the initiative.

5. You’re willing to pursue stories with doggedness and deliver high-quality work consistently

6. You have strong analytical and excellent communication skills

7. You are blessed with a sense of humour

8. You are willing to learn and ambitious to win prestigious journalism awards.

For more information on how to apply, click here

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