Fashion Editor at Legit.ng

July 19, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Legit.ng, a leading online news platform in Nigeria, is seeking a highly talented and experienced Fashion Editor to join our dynamic team. As a Fashion Editor, you will be responsible for producing engaging and captivating fashion content, overseeing the fashion section of our website, and ensuring the publication of high-quality articles that resonate with our audience. If you have a passion for fashion, a keen eye for trends, and excellent writing skills,

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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