Jobs

Writing-at-TechLoy

Techloy.com and its reputation as the best site covering the African tech scene is well-deserved.”

– Samara Lynn, Technology Editor, Black Enterprise Magazine and blackenterprise.com

If you’re looking to build your voice, creativity or career in a fast-growing digital media company with an international team with vast experience, you’re in the right place.

LOY Media, the parent company of TechLoy.com, is always in search of entrepreneurial talents, including writers, reporters, developers, designers as well as interns and analysts for part-time or full-time gigs.

If you’re interested in joining LOY Media as an editor, writer, reporter, business developer, event organizer, web/mobile developer, designer, cartoonist, photog or videog, kindly send a motivation essay of not more than 200 words about your interests and passions, why you want to work for us and what you hope to achieve while working with us.

Your motivation essay [Hello, no CVs, please] should include a link to your LinkedIn profile, Facebook and Twitter accounts with the role as the title of your email and sent to editor [at] techloy.com. Including links to three (3) of your best articles or creative works, as the case may be, could be an added advantage.

LOY Media staff are required to have unlimited access to the Internet as well as via mobile devices. From time to time, you may be required to travel for events coverage within Nigeria or elsewhere. Still, working at LOY Media gives you flexibility to focus on other passions and interests as long as there are no conflicts of interest. So naturally, you’re your own boss 🙂

LOY Media provides remuneration based on online media standards and offers ownership stake to some of its staff.

The following roles are currently available at LOY Media across our network of sites, including TechLoy and The Telecomist:

Reporters/Writers at TechLoy

Responsibilities:

Writing latest tech news with some perspective and a bit of wit on a daily basis. Coverage of tech events, interviews and industry reports from time to time. Providing hands-on reviews of consumer tech products, when necessary.

Requirements:

– Passion for breaking technology news
– Drive, attitude & a good sense of humour
– Have key contacts to sources within the tech/mobile industry
– Have regular access to the Internet and mobile data
– Provide links to 3 of your best tech-related articles or reviews
– Show which tech blogs (if any) you read on a regular basis
– Excellent command of the English language
– Attention to detail
– Be connected to social media platforms
– Ability to edit your own work
– Ability to collaborate on stories with other members of the editorial team

Remuneration: This would be based on online media standards and may include some interesting perks.

Interviewing-at-Techloy

Reporters/Writers at The Telecomist

Responsibilities: Incisive reporting on the African telecoms industry. Researching and analysing telco data and trends in key African markets. Coverage of telecoms events, interviews and industry reports from time to time.

Requirements:

– Passion for the telecoms and mobile industry
– Drive, attitude & a good sense of humour
– Love for breaking telecoms news
– Ability to provide opinion and analysis of telecom trends
– Have access to the Internet/mobile data + key contacts to sources within the telecoms industry
– Excellent command of the English language
– Attention to detail
– Provide links to 3 of your best telecom-related news articles
– Ability to edit your own work
– Ability to collaborate on stories with other members of the editorial team

Remuneration: This would be based on online media standards and may include some interesting perks.

If you’re based in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, London, New York and Silicon Valley and would love to be a reporter or correspondent in these cities and countries, we’d be glad to hear from you.

We also welcome thought leaders and experts in their own field to contribute articles from time to time about a topic, trend, news, product, company or industry. Although you would not be paid, you have the opportunity to promote your business or brand on our network of sites. Kindly email editor [at] techloy.com with your article (in Word format) and the title of the post as headline.

As a digital media company based in Lagos, Nigeria with a dedicated team located around the world, working from their own ‘office spaces’ but interacting daily with each other, LOY Media seeks entrepreneurial talents looking to make a huge impact within the global tech media space.

We pride ourselves as one of the leading digital media publishing companies in Africa. You too can be part of our growth and success as we continuously change the face of technology reporting in Africa one platform at a time.

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