Eko Atlantic is a magnificent new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is attracting major investors who want to capitalise on development growth based on overwhelming demand. Standing on 10 million square metres of land reclaimed from the ocean and protected by an 8.5 kilometre long sea wall, Eko Atlantic will be self-sufficient and sustainable. It will include state-of-the-art urban design, its own power, clean water, advanced telecommunications and efficient living. The Business District alone covers 700,000 square metres combining Grade A commercial space with residences, restaurants and bars to ensure a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Assistant Editor

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • We are seeking a talented and motivated Assistant Editor to join our communication team.
  • The ideal candidate will assist in the creation, editing, and management of content for our publication.
  • This role requires a keen eye for detail, strong writing and editing skills, and a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities

Content Creation and Editing:

  • Create and edit original videos featuring stories using creative storytelling and editing to produce the best content.
  • Cut clips from new and pre-existing linear or digital footage for social media distribution
  • Ensure all content aligns with the publication’s style and editorial guidelines and format content for social media platforms.
  • Create and implement graphics, colour-grading, and sound mix, finalize, export, and upload video content
  • Manage multiple projects with constantly shifting deadlines.
  • Knowledge about optimizing content for best performance on social platforms.
  • Could you quickly assemble edits and implement notes from the head of the department, directors and clients?
  • Process, organize, and maintain footage and project file organization, across the Adobe Creative Suite.

Social Media and Audience Engagement:

  • Assist in managing the publication’s social media accounts.
  • Engage with readers and respond to comments and inquiries on social media platforms.

Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the communication team, including scheduling meetings and organizing files.
  • Maintain and update editorial databases and records.

Research and Fact-Checking:

  • Conduct thorough research on various topics to ensure the accuracy and credibility of content.
  • Verify facts, statistics, and other information used in articles and other sources.

Editorial Planning and Coordination:

  • Help plan and coordinate the content calendar.
  • Assist in scheduling and organizing content submissions.
  • Coordinate with the team to ensure timely delivery of content.

Content Management:

  • Vast in content management system (CMS) and file sharing mediums.
  • Ensure all online content is optimized for SEO.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism / Communications / Film Studies, or a related field.
  • 2 – 3+ years’ experience in video production/video editing.
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite focusing on Premiere, After Effects, and Media Encoder (Adobe Audition/Podcast and graphic design experience is a plus)
  • Ability to operate DSLR Cameras
  • Excellent skills in storytelling, colour-grading, Motion graphics
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices and social media platforms
  • Familiarity with video metrics across all social media platforms
  • Working knowledge of video and content management systems for digital platforms
  • Basic production experience working with common high-definition cameras such as the Sony Alpha series and video codecs
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A strong understanding of social media platforms and how to optimize video content across these platforms.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail are a must.
  • Proficiency with content management systems (CMS) and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience working in an extremely fast-paced and hands-on environment while juggling multiple projects simultaneously.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-growing and innovative environment.
  • Collaborative and supportive team culture.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and portfolio to: [email protected] using “Assistant Editor Application – [Their Name]” as the subject of the mail


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