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Blog Manager at Ikore International Development Limited

Ikore International Development Limited (Ikore) is an international development organization, proffering innovative solutions to drive sustainable social and enterprise development. We work in hard-to-reach, economically deprived places and vulnerable communities torn apart by instability across Nigeria and Africa, providing solutions that support inefficient markets and communities. In the Agricultural Sector, we facilitate inclusive market growth by deploying strategies that promote value chain competitiveness and build resilient communities, ensuring bumper harvest for rural poor farmers in those communities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Blog Manager

Location: Jabi, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Project Overview and Role

  • At Ikore, we offer innovative products that meet the needs and wants of our partners across the trade-tech, mechanization, livestock, food delivery, and social enterprise industries.
  • We are seeking an experienced Blog Manager as a consultant.
  • The consultant will be responsible for overseeing technical and content-related matters for blogging websites.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The consultant will be in charge of what content is created, who creates it, and how it is presented to the audience on the website.

Responsibilities

  • Write compelling content that speaks to the different projects we are focused on.
  • Generate new content ideas that follow development trends.
  • Conduct basic keyword research.
  • Proofread and edit content for errors and inconsistencies to improve readability.
  • Ensure that content is consistent with our branding and addresses both business goals and consumer needs.
  • Adhere to the established style guides that specify the writing style and tone needed to create engaging content.
  • Create a standard tracking system for content creation (content and frequency calendar).
  • Manage our team of Blog Writers and assign topics/schedules.
  • Manage below content types;
  • Business/ Startup ( Trade-tech, Livestock, Agriculture, Mechanization, Food delivery, Social enterprise/ impact)
  • Tech Corner
  • Education
  • News
  • Entertainment
  • Lifestyle/Trends
  • Events
  • Today in history
  • Fintech
  • Job posting
  • Other responsibilities/duties as they may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, or relevant field;
  • Minimum 2 years of professional copywriting experience with a solid portfolio of work;
  • Exceptional writing and research skills;
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation(SEO) and keyword research tools;
  • Up to date with digital and writing methodologies and best practices;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Canva, and Adobe Acrobat Pro;
  • Experience working with content management systems, WordPress, etc;
  • A keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design;
  • Good leadership and management skills;
  • Ability to work independently and with a team to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to deliver timely responses to team messages, showcase reliability, & showcase a great sense of responsibility;
  • Excellent organizational skill and multitasking ability;
  • Social media or content marketing experience a plus;
  • Proofreading experience and familiarity with standard style guides are added advantages.

Deadline: 7th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter as one document (PDF or Word) with complete Contact details to: jobs@ikore.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications will be reviewed, and online interviews wi

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