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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2021
    Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
  • Afrobeatsglobal International Limited is the No 1 Afrobeats Hub for latest Naija Nigerian Music, Afrobeats music, celebrity gist, music videos, and news blog site, also we are a Multimedia Company and Digital Agency that offers variety of Design services which includes PR management services for cooperate brands as well as helping business grow and stay onli...
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    Assistant Magazine Editor / Content Writer

    Location: Ikeja, Lagos

    Reports Directly to: Magazine Editor & Digital Marketing Strategist

    Position Summary

    • As a content writer, you’ll be working with teams across the company to create valuable content to educate our customers/clients and wow our prospects.
    • You will master different style guides and be able to produce creative writing, informational articles, fictional stories, etc., for websites, blogs, articles, white papers, product descriptions, and social media platforms.
    • You will create content that is specifically crafted to capture the attention of a particular target audience.
    • As the Assistant Magazine Editor, your role is to assist the Magazine Editor in planning, managing and produce magazines for readers quarterly.
    • will also conduct a thorough research on industry-related topics, generating ideas for new content types and proofreading articles before publication.

    Key Responsibilities
    As Content Writer:

    • Create content pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers and boost our brand awareness
    • Develop content for blogs, articles, product descriptions, social media, and the company website
    • Produce content marketing campaigns to drive leads and subscribers
    • Develop different content types, including email, social media posts, blogs, and white papers on a regular basis
    • Work together with different departments to create innovative content ideas
    • Compose product descriptions to promote our products and services
    • Conducting in-depth research on industry-related topics in order to develop original content
    • Assist the marketing team in developing content for advertising campaigns
    • Proofread content for errors and inconsistencies
    • Edit and polish existing content to improve readability
    • Conducting keyword research and using SEO best practices to increase traffic to the company website
    • Create compelling headlines and body copy that will capture the attention of the target audience
    • Identify customers’ needs and recommending new content to address gaps in the company's current content

    As Assistant Editor:

    • Collaborate with the Magazine Editor to research and plan new articles
    • Liaise with editorial team ensuring deadlines are met
    • Proofread and check articles for accuracy
    • Assist in researching and generating list of possible cover stars and feature stars for each magazine edition
    • Provide administrative support to the Magazine Editor
    • Submit work to Magazine Editor for input and approval
    • Assist in rewriting, editing, proofreading magazine content to ensure it is ready to go to press
    • Represent the magazine brand in relevant events, fairs and conferences
    • Assist in driving sponsorship, adverts and promotions for the magazine
    • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with each edition and its targeted audience’s preferences
    • Assist in overseeing layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
    • Follow current events and developments and suggest original ideas
    • Assist in planning and monitoring budget allocation for the publishing of each edition
    • Help develop realistic strategies for online and offline sales of published magazine edition
    • Network actively at industry events
    • Attend photo shoots for cover stars and featured stars interviews
    • Actively raise the profile of the publication
    • Submit weekly report of all activities and deliverables
    • Perform other task as assigned by the Management.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience.
    • A portfolio of published articles

    Other Selection Criteria (skills, knowledge and experience):

    • Proven content writing or copywriting experience
    • Understanding grammar rules and how to construct clear sentences
    • Working knowledge of content management systems (e.g. WordPress, Weebly, Joomla, etc.)
    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications
    • Outstanding writing and editing skills in English for a B2B as well as B2C audience
    • Strong writing and proofreading skills
    • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • The ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    • An understanding of search engine optimization best practices
    • The ability to cooperate with other writers and editors to complete projects
    • The ability to give feedback on writing projects
    • Confident and reliable individual.
    • Being mindful of things like flow, readability, and sentence variety
    • A keen eye on details.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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