• Nationwide Graduate Recruitment at Face2Face Africa

  • Posted on: 22 February, 2016 Deadline: 30 March, 2016
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  • Face2face Africa, a fast-growing Pan-African focused media company is seeking an experienced writer passionate about African news and affairs to join our team.

    This is a full-time home based position from anywhere in Nigeria. Applicant must have personal computer with reliable internet and must be able to work from home without any disruptions.

    Staff Writer/Journalist - Online


    Job Details

    As a staff writer, you will be part of an excellent team that will be responsible for identifying and covering breaking news and African affairs from a research-driven, thought-provoking perspective for our online news platform:

    • Gather information about newsworthy events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, or other functions
    • Check reference materials, such as books, news files, or public records, to obtain relevant facts
    • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story
    • Investigate breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories
    • Write and edit news stories and features per Face2FaceAfrica.com writer’s guideline
    • Review and evaluate notes taken about news events to isolate pertinent facts and details
    • Develop ideas or material for columns or commentaries by analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences
    • Write reviews of literary, musical, or other artwork, based on knowledge, judgment, or experience
    • Receive assignments or evaluate leads or tips to develop story ideas
    • Ensure work is well-written, accurate and submitted to deadline
    • Suggest images to accompany written pieces
    • Meet with colleagues to plan the daily content and the character of the publication
    • Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who are credible sources of information.
    • Keep up to date with trends and developments relating to the platform’s subject matter
    • Revise work to meet editorial approval or to fit time or space requirements
    • Discuss issues with editors to establish priorities or positions.


    • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree.
    • Minimum of 1 year experience with online/web publishing.
    • Experience with wordpress.

    Method of Application

    should send their CV, a cover letter and 3 writing samples to: sappiah@f2fafrica.com

    Note: Please include in Subject Line: Staff Writer-Nigeria.

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