Pulse is looking for a Lifestyle Reporter well connected in the Fashion industry who will be responsible for researching, monitoring, writing and reporting news stories.
The Lifestyle Reporter is a position we’re hiring for in our Lagos office. The role will report to the Editor in Chief.
Duties and Responsibilities
Collect, verify, fact-check and analyze newsworthy information thoroughly.
Create and deliver news stories (article, video and/or social posts) with the audience’s perspective in mind.
Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips.
Contact, interview and research sources.
Maintain notes and audio/video recordings.
Abide by journalism’s ethics and codes.
Cooperate with reporters, video editors, social media managers, chief editor, producers etc.
Stay up-to-date with the latest current events by properly monitoring news, attending events and building contacts and sources for use in future stories.
Attend press conferences, events, and file report in a timely manner.
Assist and guide the content team with developing story ideas and stories.
Develop and publish weekly reviews, opinion pieces, reports and story ideas.
Edit and/or assist in editing and proofreading reporter and senior reporter’s stories.
Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.
Skills that would make a candidate successful in this role
Experience with content marketing and various content formats such as article, social and video and a proven ability to drive readership.
Excellent communication and news story-telling skills.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm Remuneration Remuneration is competitive.