Legit.ng (former NAIJ.com) is a modern Nigerian digital media platform. We are ranked as the 1 news and entertainment platform and the 9th overall most visited website in Nigeria by Alexa ranking.

Job Position: Lifestyle / Entertainment Editor

Job Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  1. We are seeking a highly talented and experienced Lifestyle and Entertainment Editor to join our dynamic team, who is also interested in covering Fashion.
  2. As a Lifestyle Editor, you will be responsible for producing engaging and captivating content, overseeing the fashion section of our website, and ensuring the publication of high-quality articles that resonate with our audience.
  3. If you have a passion for lifestyle and fashion, a keen eye for trends, and excellent writing skills, we invite you to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Write and publish 7 stories per day related to lifestyle, entertainment and fashion, including news, features, interviews, and listicles.
  2. Create and publish 3-5 listicles per week, focusing on different fashion topics, trends, and style inspiration.
  3. Stay up-to-date with the latest entertainment and fashion news, events, and industry developments in Lagos, Nigeria, and internationally.
  4. Attend fashion and other entertainment events in Lagos to provide real-time coverage, including interviews with designers, models, and industry experts.
  5. Establish and maintain a network of contacts in the fashion industry, including designers, fashion critics, stylists, and other industry professionals.
  6. Conduct interviews with celebrities, designers, models, and other fashion personalities to gather insights, quotes, and exclusive content.
  7. Work closely with the editorial team to brainstorm ideas, plan content calendars, and contribute to the overall editorial strategy.
  8. Monitor audience engagement and analyze performance metrics to identify trends and optimize content strategies.
  9. Stay informed about SEO best practices and incorporate them into fashion content to drive organic traffic and improve search rankings.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Fashion, Communications, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience as a Fashion Editor or similar role, preferably in a digital media publication.
  3. Strong writing and editing skills with impeccable grammar and attention to detail.
  4. In-depth knowledge of the fashion industry, including designers, brands, trends, and fashion history.
  5. Excellent understanding of digital publishing platforms, content management systems, and social media channels.
  6. Ability to work under tight deadlines and deliver high-quality content consistently.
  7. Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  8. Proficiency in SEO optimization techniques and digital analytics tools.
  9. Exceptional communication and networking skills to establish and maintain relationships with industry professionals.
  10. Creative mindset with the ability to generate unique and engaging fashion content ideas.
  11. Familiarity with Nigerian and African fashion trends and designers is a plus.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online