Reporter, Business Insider Africa at Pulse Nigeria

Job Title: Reporter, Business Insider Africa | Pulse | Location: Lagos

Position Summary

  • We’re looking for a Reporter with an editorial background cutting across business, finance, economics, technology, and startups, who will be responsible for writing exclusive stories for Business Insider, one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce highly engaging and monetizable original content for Business Insider Africa – editorial, social and video formats
  • Ensure accuracy, consistency with the BI brand voice, and adherence to BI editorial & SEO guidelines
  • Contribute to the editorial planning and strategy execution for the BI website & social media pages, ensuring that complex topics are broken down into a variety of formats that readers will want to read and share
  • Maintain high quality for all content published on the website and social channels – story authenticity, fact-checking, spelling, grammar, style – and comply with all relevant copyright laws
  • Source interviews, profiles, and features with high-level executives for exclusive stories
  • Prepare weekly traffic and other performance reports and actively identify and implement strategies to increase the readership and reach of Business Insider Africa.
  • Stay keyed into trends and the competitive landscape to ensure Business Insider Africa is always innovative
  • Represent Business Insider Africa at industry events, panels and other key events and discussions in the wider journalistic and business communities

Desired Skills & Experience

  • An editorial background and experience working at a digital publication
  • Experience covering/ writing on business, finance, economics, technology and startups
  • Practical knowledge of the new media landscape
  • Relationship-building and networking skills to secure interviews
  • Great interviewing skills and feels comfortable talking to high-level executives
  • Passion for producing exclusive stories with deep analysis
  • Demonstrable ability to break down complex topics and make them interesting, relatable and easy to understand
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability and efficiency in a fast-paced environment

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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