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  • Posted: Jan 12, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Nairametrics is a leading financial resource company based in Nigeria. We provide our clients (including visitors to our website) with up to date business, investing and financial information from Africa’s largest economy. We also have a consulting arm that provides bespoke financial management services to clients
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    Job Description

    • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax in articles
    • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
    • Read, evaluate and edit article drafts or other materials submitted for publication, and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style and organization, to suite Nairametrics writing standard.
    • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
    • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.
    • Work with the team to plan and manage the drafting of op-eds, articles, newsletter, web copy, etc.
    • Manage the editorial process for the team's written products from concept development, drafting, review, copy editing, and sign-off;
    • Work with Analysts to develop consistent tone and style for all articles, newsletters and other contents
    • Work with Analysts and Freelancers to give story guides and suggestion

    Basic Requirement

    • Possess a BSc in relevant fields.
    • At least 3 years' experience as a media Editor
    • Excellent writing skills in English, especially as applied to press communication, financial terms, and other news content
    • Expert level proficiency as a proofreader;
    • Experience working across digital platforms (websites, mobile, blogs, etc.)
    • Ability to maintain focus and detail orientation when processing large amounts of information or copy
    • Ability to collaborate with writers to understand their writing needs and maximize their impact
    • Demonstrated ability to distill complex topics into language that is understandable to broader audiences
    • Experience with pitching ideas to different audiences, with the ability to write compellingly to either professional or lay audiences from diverse backgrounds
    • Demonstrated ability to work on tight deadlines.

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    Business Analyst

    Job Description

    • This role requires the ability to write and convert business news, data and research to written articles.
    • Full coverage of banking and finance / Investment beat in terms of breaking news, feature stories, investigative stories etc.
    • Represent Nairametrics at meetings, press briefings and general events
    • Conduct regular Interviews with corporate executives, government officials and prominent stakeholders across your beat and write suitable feature stories and corporate profiles
    • Conduct regular research and comparism of banks and corporates thereby creating ranking or product review stories
    • Build a large network of connections across your beats and scope of work
    • Generate standard or custom reports summarizing business, financial, or economic data for review by executives, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.
    • Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action
    • Be the eyes and ears of Nairametrics across your designated beat with timely and accurate stories.

    Basic Requirement

    • Possess a Bachelor's Degree
    • Experience working in a fast-paced media firm or related services firm is highly desirable.
    • Minimum of 4 years proven experience in Banking and Finance, Investment and other related portfolios
    • Good writing, interpretation and financial story telling skills
    • Ability to break down complex financial terms to comprehensible bits for readers
    • Prior high-quality experience in similar roles with top firms in the Investment, capital or financial space will be a major advantage.
    • Prior writing experience at a digital or print media is an advantage.
    • Demonstrated ability to work on tight deadlines.

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    Financial Market Analyst

    Job Description

    • Cover all Nigerian regulators effectively i.e. CBN, SEC, NDIC etc.
    • Cover markets news timely on a daily basis and be abreast of all news
    • Ensure timely coverage of breaking news across your beats and other beat assigned
    • Conduct interviews and represent the company at functions, press briefings and general events
    • Create original content and enhance existing content while incorporating SEO best practices.
    • Brainstorm, research, and contribute ideas for content that is of interest to the target audience.
    • Build a large network of connections across your beats and scope of work.

    Basic Requirement

    • Minimum of B.Sc in Banking and Finance or any related field of study
    • At least 3 years writing experience in a digital or print media is a must.
    • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the financial industry, markets and regulatories to deliver confident writing at multiple levels of sophistication.
    • Good command of English both in speaking and writing
    • Effective story telling skills
    • Experience in interacting with people at all levels
    • Highly outspoken personality with good people network and a natural zeal to keep up with news
    • Availability to work on a hybrid base.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes and Links to two (2) published articles written by them to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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