A media company in Abuja is looking for a young and motivated entertainment writer/report in Abuja. The ideal candidate should be a a self-starter and a team player. We want you to play a significant role in creating engaging entertainment content that our readers will love.
You will start with us immediately if offered a position.
It is in your best interest to read the instructions carefully and follow them. Attention to details is part of what makes a good writer
What We Want
i) You should have writing samples to show us – these could be blog posts, or whatever that you have published before
a) The writing doesn’t have to be about entertainment. Just something that you think represent your style
ii) You should be living in Abuja or have someone to stay with in Abuja. You have to come to our office
iii) You should be a quick learner
iv) You should preferably know how WordPress works.
v) You should be familiar with social media (not necessarily an expert) but know how to navigate your way around
vi) Good grammar. If you can’t send an error-free application, we can’t trust you to write error-free stories
vii) The most important quality is your writing skills evidenced in your writing samples.
Things We Don’t Care About
i) Your GPA from school/university
ii) Your age or sex or ethnicity
iii) Extensive work experience in the media (you just need to show us you can write well)
iv) Your CV – don’t tell us what you’ve done. Show us through your writing samples
How to Apply
Send an email to us with the following:
i) Links to articles you have published online that best represent your writing style
ii) Assume that we produce the following video (obviously not ours) and you want to introduce it to our readers. Write a short post of LESS than 500 words. Use your creativity to present it in a way that readers would be interested in.
Here is the link: https://goo.gl/H3Cyot
Send the two items above in the body of your email (NOT an attachment) to [email protected]
We will contact you within a few days if we are interested in interviewing you.