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5 Jan 2018

Full-time Copy Editors at OrderPaper Nigeria

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

OrderPaper is Nigeria’s premier multi-platform media organization dedicated to reporting, tracking and archiving activities of the legislature as an arm of government for the digital age. We are the first authentic and independently-driven medium of interface between citizens and elected representatives in Parliament and in this way, deepen democratic growth and development in the country.

The Job : Copy Editors

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

  • Do you know when to use “who” vs. “whom”? Do you take pleasure in correcting typos and inconsistencies in copy?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment? Our organization seeks a sharp, eagle-eyed Copy Editor to join the dynamic team.
  • Since the ideal candidate is expected to present OrderPaper’s copies in fun, creative, insightful and engaging ways, he/she is required to be highly motivated, imaginative, and resourceful with a strong experiential knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Ideal candidate will also need to be able to produce concisely-written, engaging, clickable posts – all promoting the OrderPaper brand and content while encouraging engagements and helping to create a unique OrderPaper community across online social networks.


  • Edit copies to make them publishable and shareable
  • Work directly with Editorial, Graphics and Special Projects Teams
  • Produce internet-friendly stories, and take responsibility for subsequent circulation and amplification on social media channels
  • Ensure error-free stories and take a lead in pitching for story ideas
  • Provide direction and on-the-field support to reportorial teams.


  • Knowledge and experience of newsrooms operations
  • Good writing/blogging skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with political reporting and sound knowledge of the legislature
  • Strong understanding of social media audiences and targeting strategies
  • Hands on attitude and ability to work across multiple projects
  • Analytical skills (including familiarity with web analytics tools)
  • Investigative reporting/Strong collaboration skills
  • Degree/Diploma from a University, Polytechnic or relevant vocational institution
  • Graphics/videography skills will be an advantage

How To Apply

Applicants should send their CV’s (including your Twitter handle) and Cover Letter to: [email protected] The subject of the email should be ‘Copy Editor Position.’

Note: OrderPaper Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer without bias for gender or disability.

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Job Categories: Media & Advertising Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: abuja jobs, Copy Editors jobs, jobs in abuja, and OrderPaper Nigeria jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.


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