Editor at Nairametrics Financial Advocates Limited

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Nairametrics Financial Advocates Limited is a leading financial resource company based in Nigeria.  We provide our clients (including visitors to our website) with up to date business, investing and financial information from Africa’s largest economy. We also have a consulting arm that provides bespoke financial management services to clients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Editor

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Industry: Media

Job Description

  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax in articles
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • 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 suite Nairametrics writing style.
  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.
  • Work with the team to plan and manage the drafting of op-eds, articles, newsletter, web copy, etc.
  • Manage the editorial process for the team’s written products from concept development, drafting, review, copy editing, and sign-off;
  • Work Analysts to develop consistent tone and style for all articles, newsletters and NM contents
  • Work with Analysts and Freelancers to give story guide or suggestion

Basic Requirements

  • At least 3 years 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 distill 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 Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hello.hr@nairametrics.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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