Scriptwriter Intern

Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

Pulse is looking for a Video Editor & Cinematographer Intern who would support creating branded video content for our clients' video projects - this includes commercials, documentaries and special features.

About Pulse

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience and producing content and creative digital marketing solutions for top brands. We run news platforms and social channels and marketing and production in four countries - Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal.

We are the platform leading in reach - with over 100 million users and over 100 million video views on our own channels per month. We're also a marketing partner, empowering brands with our expansive media reach and 360 degree in-house marketing solutions. Additionally, Pulse is the licensee publisher of the regional Business Insider Africa.

The role

This position will be based in our Lagos office, reporting to the Head of Video.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Storytelling and scripting for all creative projects.
  • You will be required to script for digital content in all styles, forms and lengths - social, entertainment, news, documentaries, short, mid and long-form.
  • Ensure all published content meets internal quality standards - story authenticity, fact-checking, spelling, grammar, style, consistency with the Pulse brand voice, adherence to Pulse editorial guidelines, full respect for copyright laws, etc.
  • Assist as needed with the post-production of social media videos using Wochit, other short video formats, original video formats (including client projects), and assist also with the creation of new templates and formats using Wochit.
  • Any other duties assigned.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Google Workspace - docs, sheets, drive, slides, etc.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • A lot of energy, passion and enthusiasm

Joining the Pulse Team

The Pulse team is made up of passionate individuals who go above and beyond to inform and engage our young audience with quality content - also delighting our clients and partners with their creative ability to engage these audiences.

From the moment you join us, you will be empowered to run projects, solve problems and develop solutions that can impact our audience of millions and our clients and partners. You will get to work collaboratively with a pan-African team in a fast-paced environment.

To know more about what it’s like to work at Pulse, you can check out - here you will see our vision and mission, our core values, what our team members have to say about working with us, and some amazing projects we’ve worked on for clients.

How To Apply

If you would like to apply, please submit your application using the form below. You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.


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