Marie Claire Nigeria – We have designed Marie Claire Nigeria to amplify the captivating voice of contemporary women through various touch points. From trend-setting fashion to outstanding features, Marie Claire Nigeria is set to impact women across the continent and beyond.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Development and Sales Manager
Employment type: Full-time
- Content Creation: Produce high-quality, original, and compelling lifestyle and culture articles that resonate with our readership.
- This includes but is not limited to topics such as fashion, beauty, health, travel, food, relationships, arts, and entertainment.
Research and Trend Analysis:
- Stay updated on the latest trends, developments, and influencers within the lifestyle and culture sphere, particularly focusing on women’s interests in Nigeria.
- Conduct thorough research to ensure accuracy and provide fresh perspectives in your writing.
- Brainstorm and pitch innovative story ideas that align with the magazine’s brand and target audience.
- Collaborate with the editorial team to develop captivating concepts and angles that reflect the Nigerian lifestyle and culture scene.
Interviews and Features:
- Conduct interviews with notable personalities, artists, entrepreneurs, and experts in various fields relevant to women’s lifestyle and culture in Nigeria.
- Develop engaging feature articles that showcase inspiring stories and provide valuable insights.
Editing and Proofreading:
- Review and revise your own work to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to the magazine’s style and tone.
- Collaborate with the editorial team to refine content and meet publishing deadlines.
Social Media Engagement:
- Contribute to the magazine’s social media platforms by creating shareable content and actively engaging with the audience.
- Collaborate with the social media team to optimize content for various platforms.
- Represent the magazine at lifestyle and culture events, press launches, and industry gatherings. Conduct on-site reporting, live coverage, and generate post-event content.
- A Degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or a related field is preferred, but not mandatory.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Lifestyle and Culture Writer, preferably in a print or digital media environment.
- A strong portfolio demonstrating a wide range of engaging lifestyle and culture articles is required.
Excellent Writing Skills:
- Exceptional command of the English language, including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style.
- Ability to write in a captivating, informative, and conversational manner that connects with the target audience.
- Deep understanding of women’s lifestyle and culture trends, interests, and issues, particularly in the Nigerian context.
- Familiarity with local influencers, brands, events, and cultural nuances is highly desired.
- Strong research skills to gather accurate information and conduct interviews with various sources.
- Ability to present findings in a compelling and well-structured manner.
Creativity and Adaptability:
- Ability to generate unique story ideas and adapt writing style to suit the magazine’s tone and audience preferences.
- Proven ability to think outside the box and bring fresh perspectives to lifestyle and culture content.
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills to meet deadlines, multitask, and prioritize assignments effectively.
- A team player who can effectively collaborate with the editorial team, photographers, designers, and other stakeholders to create cohesive and impactful magazine content.
Application Closing Date
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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