An Online Internet Newspaper Organization situated in Lagos is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Staff Writers.
As a staff writer you will be responsible for conducting research, conducting interviews, and producing well written news reports and special reports. You will also liaise with internal and external stakeholders. The role also includes proof reading, editing, and fact checking drafts written by others. The position reports to the editor of the newspaper.
The ideal candidate should be resourceful and persistent in news reporting. He/She must be a brilliant writer able to produce compelling, concise and error-free copy.
The staff writer will be required to edit and proofread material in a timely manner, and often on tight deadline. In addition you will be required fact check material with multiple sources.
A staff writer will proactively seek out, identify and develop compelling, timely content for publication in the newspaper.
- Bachelor’s degree preferably in English, Communication and Language Arts
- Demonstrated success in Online Editing
- Minimum of 1 year working experience
- Ability to organize, plan and deliver often on tight deadline.
- Passion, Integrity and Energy!
- Good knowledge of MS Office.
- Age range: 21 – 30 years
Interested Candidates should send their CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org and ensure you use the post you are applying for as the subject of your mail.
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