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Investment Intelligence & Markets News Editor - African Tech

Akwajobs   (Online (Virtual) - Cameroon)

Posted : 1 November, 2021
Category : Journalisme/Communication   Location : Online (Virtual) - Cameroon
Job type : Full Time

daba is building the most trusted social investment & intelligence network for investors of all levels looking to invest in the next big opportunity of our lifetime - Africa. ???? .

We are looking for an experienced African Tech researcher writer & Editor to develop relevant content and manage the distribution of short form, long form and market driven news content and research.

Responsibilities ??

  • Manage the distribution of daily notes about the African tech ecosystem as well as cover macro and sector specific themes and generate interesting and easily digestible content for daba's userbase.
  • Overseeing real-time news coverage via our newsfeed
  • Overseeing coverage selection and development for our daily Snacks newsletter
  • Supporting other contributing writers in building stories from assignment through publishing
  • Collaborating with investment analysts to capture key insights on important news affecting African tech ecosystem
  • Collaborate with Research staff to develop a detailed understanding of editorial requests and related content.
  • Ensuring a high quality bar for coverage selection, analysis, digestibility, and voice
  • Contribute to Editorial content for our members, including Market Recaps, IPO and earnings debriefs, and evergreen educational content across formats like in-app messages, push notifications, emails, blog posts, videos, and more.
  • Working with internal teams and executives at private and publicly traded African companies to facilitate Public Town Hall Q&As in the app.
  • Serve as a key subject matter resource in the completion of editorial projects.
  • Provide supervisory review of Equity Research.

Requirements ?

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English or Journalism/Communications
  • Demonstrated editorial experience required (preferably in Financial Services)
  • Minimum 2 years experience doing thematic research and covering the investment landscape in Africa
  • Minimum 2+ years of financial or business news editor
  • Excellent editorial judgement
  • Passionate about making complex financial topics digestible for a broad audience
  • Flexibility and willingness to experiment creatively to improve our editorial
  • Collaborative spirit working with cross-functional partners
  • Have a portfolio of previous research / writing work to showcase
  • Ability to distill real-time market information into concise and informative notes
  • Ability to synthesize relevant information and data to highlight interesting themes, and provide informed commentary around the expected impact of market and company events
  • Genuine interest in building the future of financial news

Are you Interested? If yes ????

If you are looking for a new challenge in an exciting early stage fintech startup building a revolutionary product, please apply by sending us your resume to info@joindaba.com with the Subject: Intelligence and News Editor

Let's build the future of investing in Africa ????