Ambitious Journalist And Sub-Editor in Lagos, Nigeria

at BusinessDay Nigeria

Industry
Media Production
Specialization
Media/Journalism
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

Locations: Abuja and Lagos

Job Descriptions

  • Finance, business, economy, government and a country, where Democracy has just been strengthened/ What a great combination for an ambitious journalist, business and finance writer and sub-editor.
  • Business Day seeks journalists to cover, report, analyse, write and sub-edit in the areas of business/finance/economy; health; education; agriculture, and politics.
  • As the most influential and only daily financial and business publication in Nigeria, we write and report for CEOs, senior and middle level executives, business leaders, policymakers and everyone interested in business and economy in the country.
  • We cover companies and entrepreneurs who are the major players in their industries and uncover those who are going to be.

The job is Simple
Find good stories that CEOs, business leaders, policy makers and the general interested public in Nigeria will find interesting, helpful and entertaining.

The work is hard: You will be covering a subjects and a market that is as large as the newspapers’ others. This position is fast-paced, creative, demanding and a whole lot of fun:

  • The right candidate is someone who can become entrenched in the work quickly. Our beats are set up to be nearly 100% enterprise, which means we need someone who can network, report and write with voice, style and authority. We want you to discover the deeper layer of businesses’ and government inner workings and craft this information into must-read stories.
  • Your task is to find out how government business works; companies and people who are successful and show how they got there, their next big deal, and how they will do it.
  • We need someone who can write a daily story as well as a magazine-style feature story, and knows the difference between the two.
  • This person will also be thinking about what content is most useful for the website versus in print, and will want to get good scoops into the digital space first.
  • Our next writers will need to be people who can help us solidify our presence in the business,
  • We need someone who can write a daily story as well as a magazine-style feature story, and knows the difference between the two.
  • This person will also be thinking about what content is most useful for the website versus in print, and will want to get good scoops into the digital space first.
  • Our next writers will need to be people who can help us solidify our presence in the business, government economic policy circles of Nigeria, someone who does not shy away from landing the big interview. Average daily beat reporters need not apply.
  • We at BusinessDay are fun, passionate and enthusiastic about our paper. We are a company that believes in laissez-faire policies for business when it comes to the government and rewarding exceptional work when it comes to employees.
  • We know our stories must be deeper than breaking news for us to remain relevant as a business and financial daily, which we’ve done since 2001.
  • We want someone whose ambitions are as big as ours, who has the motivation to help us create the highest-quality business newspaper and website in the market. We have high expectations.
  • We want someone who shares wanting to be the best and is not afraid of the hard work needed to get there. If you like to come up with your own stories, try out new ideas and manage your own time, this is a great opportunity for you.
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