Overview

Prospa is a bank for Nigerian entrepreneurs. We’re building the financial operating system for African entrepreneurs and businesses. Using our intuitive and beautifully designed mobile and web application, entrepreneurs are able to manage all their business and banking in one place.

We are backed by Y Combinator, and some of the most well respected and prolific investors, builders and operators in the US, Africa and Europe like Immad Akund (CEO @ mercury.com), Microtraction and many others.

Job Position: Writer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. We are seeking a skilled and creative writer to join our team. As a writer, you will be responsible for producing high-quality written content for various mediums such as articles, blog posts, social media, and other promotional materials.
  2. The ideal candidate should have excellent writing skills, a strong command of grammar and punctuation, and the ability to adapt their writing style to different topics and audiences.
  3. The writer will collaborate closely with the editorial team to brainstorm ideas, conduct research, and deliver engaging content that meets our brand standards and objectives.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develop engaging and compelling written content for various mediums including articles, blog posts, social media, website copy, press releases, and promotional materials
  2. Conduct thorough research on assigned topics to ensure accurate and up-to-dateinformation.
  3. Collaborate with the marketing team to brainstorm ideas, create content plans, and contribute to the development of content calendars.
  4. Collaborate with the marketing team, to ensure content is aligned with overall brand messaging and objectives.
  5. Edit and proofread written content to ensure clarity, accuracy, and adherence to brand guidelines.
  6. Optimise content for search engines (SEO) to improve visibility and organic traffic.
  7. Stay updated on industry trends and developments to generate fresh and relevant content ideas.
  8. Respond to feedback and incorporate necessary changes or revisions to meet editorial standards.
  9. Meet assigned deadlines and manage time effectively to balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  10. Maintain a consistent and authentic writing voice that aligns with the brand’s tone and style.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience as a writer, preferably in a professional or creative capacity.
  3. Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a strong command of grammar and punctuation.
  4. Ability to adapt writing style and tone to different audiences and topics.
  5. Strong research skills and the ability to gather and analyse information from various sources.
  6. Familiarity with SEO principles and best practices for content optimization.
  7. Proficiency in using content management systems (CMS) and other writing tools.
  8. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
  9. Creativity and a keen eye for detail.
  10. Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  11. Portfolio of writing samples demonstrating versatility and quality across different genres and formats.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in specific writing niches such as technical writing, copywriting, or creative writing.
  2. Knowledge of digital marketing strategies and content promotion techniques.
  3. Familiarity with social media platforms and their content requirements.

Application Deadline
7th July, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.