Lifestyle Reporter at Pulse

Title: Lifestyle Reporter | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Pulse

Position Summary

  • Pulse is looking for a Lifestyle Reporter well connected in the Fashion industry who will be responsible for researching, monitoring, writing and reporting news stories.

The Role

  • The Lifestyle Reporter is a position we’re hiring for in our Lagos office. The role will report to the Editor in Chief.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect, verify, fact-check and analyze newsworthy information thoroughly.
  • Create and deliver news stories (article, video and/or social posts) with the audience’s perspective in mind.
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips.
  • Contact, interview and research sources.
  • Maintain notes and audio/video recordings.
  • Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes.
  • Cooperate with reporters, video editors, social media managers, chief editor, producers etc.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events by properly monitoring news, attending events and building contacts and sources for use in future stories.
  • Attend press conferences, events, and file report in a timely manner.
  • Assist and guide the content team with developing story ideas and stories.
  • Develop and publish weekly reviews, opinion pieces, reports and story ideas.
  • Edit and/or assist in editing and proofreading reporter and senior reporter’s stories.
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.

Skills that would make a candidate successful in this role

  • Experience with content marketing and various content formats such as article, social and video and a proven ability to drive readership.
  • Excellent communication and news story-telling skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm Remuneration Remuneration is competitive.

Remuneration
Remuneration is competitive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a Cover email explaining why you’re a great fit for this role to:[email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Applicants for this role may come from a range of backgrounds, although within the Digital/ Creative/ Marketing/ Advertising industry is preferred.
  • If you’re passionate about this opportunity, but don’t have all of the experience we’re looking for, we would still like to hear from you – please apply and let us know why you’d make a great addition to the Pulse team.