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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Providing everyday investors with a simplified platform & tools to access the next big investment opportunity — Africa.
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    Investment Intelligence & Markets News Editor - African Tech

    About the job

    daba is building the most trusted social investment & intelligence network for investors of all levels looking to invest in the next big opportunity of our lifetime - Africa. 

    We are looking for an experienced African Tech researcher writer & Editor to develop relevant content and manage the distribution of short form, long form and market driven news content and research.


    • Manage the distribution of daily notes about the African tech ecosystem as well as cover macro and sector specific themes and generate interesting and easily digestible content for daba's userbase.
    • Overseeing real-time news coverage via our newsfeed
    • Overseeing coverage selection and development for our daily Snacks newsletter
    • Supporting other contributing writers in building stories from assignment through publishing
    • Collaborating with investment analysts to capture key insights on important news affecting African tech ecosystem
    • Collaborate with Research staff to develop a detailed understanding of editorial requests and related content.
    • Ensuring a high quality bar for coverage selection, analysis, digestibility, and voice
    • Contribute to Editorial content for our members, including Market Recaps, IPO and earnings debriefs, and evergreen educational content across formats like in-app messages, push notifications, emails, blog posts, videos, and more.
    • Working with internal teams and executives at private and publicly traded African companies to facilitate Public Town Hall Q&As in the app.
    • Serve as a key subject matter resource in the completion of editorial projects.
    • Provide supervisory review of Equity Research.


    • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English or Journalism/Communications
    • Demonstrated editorial experience required (preferably in Financial Services)
    • Minimum 2 years experience doing thematic research and covering the investment landscape in Africa
    • Minimum 2+ years of financial or business news editor
    • Excellent editorial judgement
    • Passionate about making complex financial topics digestible for a broad audience
    • Flexibility and willingness to experiment creatively to improve our editorial
    • Collaborative spirit working with cross-functional partners
    • Have a portfolio of previous research / writing work to showcase
    • Ability to distill real-time market information into concise and informative notes
    • Ability to synthesize relevant information and data to highlight interesting themes, and provide informed commentary around the expected impact of market and company events
    • Genuine interest in building the future of financial news

    Are you Interested? If yes 

    If you are looking for a new challenge in an exciting early stage fintech startup building a revolutionary product, please apply by sending us your resume to [email protected] with the Subject: Intelligence and News Editor

    Let's build the future of investing in Africa 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to daba on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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