Blog Editor at VFD Group

Job Title: Blog Editor

Location: Lagos
Report to: Head of MCC
Department: Marketing and Corporate Communications


VFD Group is an alternative financial service holding company that creates value by working within Nigeria’s informal financial sector to create innovative products and solutions that are accessible to the everyday Nigerian.

Job Summary

  • The blog editor will be responsible for deciding which ideas should be pursued or discarded in order to meet V’s quality standards.
  • He/She will have the ultimate objective of providing exceptional, informative and engaging content for the blog.

Operational Responsibilities

  • Development of weekly topics for discussion based on trends
  • Copywriting
  • Sourcing of articles from writers for publishing purposes
  • Evaluation of articles submitted by freelance writers
  • Content planning for the blog
  • Copy edit/review for grammatical or spelling errors
  • Verification and acknowledgment /referencing of facts stated in copies to avoid copyright infringements
  • Any other task that may be assigned from time to time

Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

  • Number of articles posted on the blog weekly
  • Quality of blog content
  • The number of blog subscribers.

Specification/ Qualification

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in English or any other relevant course.
  • 0-2 years of work experience as a copywriter or an editor.

Competence Requirements:

  • In-depth understanding of the organization’s business.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good Management abilities.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Application Closing Date
5th June, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with Covering Letter to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.