Associate Editor

Location
Fort Lauderdale
Posted
Feb 14, 2013
Closes
Mar 16, 2013
Contact
AFK Insider
Duration
Full Time
The main responsibilities include:

-stay abreast of business topics as it relates to Africa including: real estate, finance, entrepreneurship, development, and tech
-cull web for relevant stories
-manage social media efforts (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc) and grow social media audience
-commission stories for freelancers
-copyedit freelance submissions
-write original and dynamic feature stories to define the site from the pack
-develop editorial partnerships with complementary brands and news sites
-co-operate with marketing department to launch give-aways and coordinate advertorials
-manage social media efforts and grow social media audience
-manage freelance staff; assign stories and recruit effective and strong writers
-manage freelance budget
-develop editorial partnerships with complementary brands and news sites


If you love business news and have a deep interest in the African economic landscape, this position will offer you a lot of advancement..



All interested candidates should email a resume, cover-letter, two writing samples, and two professional references. Make sure to include Business Editor in the subject line.

All interested candidates should email a resume, cover-letter, two writing samples, and two professional references to the above email address. Make sure to include Business Editor in the subject line.

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