Editorial Quality Assurance Manager

Lagos, Nigeria

Position Summary

Pulse is Africa’s leading innovative media company, informing and engaging Africa’s young audience - and providing expansive media reach and creative marketing solutions to partners. We run news websites and social channels and marketing and production across Francophone and Anglophone West Africa and East Africa.

We are a platform leading in reach with our news and entertainment content - with millions of regular users per month. We are 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.

We are looking for an Editorial Quality Assurance Manager who will review stories and posts on our Pulse websites across Africa for accuracy, to ensure that we deliver quality content consistently.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee content published on the websites to ensure a high quality finished product
  • Examine content for clarity, and consistency
  • Identify and correct inconsistencies and errors in grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation
  • Verify accuracy and check sources of content when necessary
  • Ensure adherence to our content framework for consistency in hyphenation, capitalisation, quotation, etc
  • Edit and ensure the quality of online content, including text, multimedia, HTML, and XML assets
  • Perform technical quality assurance to verify the functionality of online simulations
  • Working collaboratively with the editorial team and resolving queries directly with the author, e.g. style and text inconsistencies
  • Maintain awareness of new words or phrases coming into popular usage with a view to ensuring they're appropriate for the readership
  • Ensuring QA task deadlines are met
  • Improve key editorial steps/processes and suggest improvements


Desired Skills & Experience

  • A strong editorial/ journalism background in digital media
  • Ability to edit stories quickly and with an eye for accuracy
  • Knowledge of technical SEO to aid coordination with elements and structure of our web pages and in providing sound analyses and recommendations
  • The ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reliability and efficiency in a fast-paced environment
  • A lot of energy and enthusiasm


Joining the Pulse Team

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.

Remuneration is competitive and you will work collaboratively with a passionate and hardworking team in a fast-paced international work environment - plus support, mentorship and guidance from our Senior Management Team for real career growth.

To know more about what it’s like to work at Pulse, you can check out www.pulse.africa/careers - 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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