Money 254 Hiring Editorial Trainee

Who we are


Money254 is Kenya’s leading personal finance media brand.

We publish articles, videos, infographics, explainers, reviews and how-to guides about financial products, concepts, tools and services to raise financial awareness and understanding among Kenyans.


Our mission is to enable consumers in Kenya to make better financial decisions by providing free access to high-quality financial literacy content tailored to their lived realities.

We want to create a future where individuals in Kenya have the knowledge, tools and access to confidently make the most out of the money they have.


You can find us at money254.co.ke.


The Role


As an Editorial Intern, you will be responsible for assisting in a range of content production initiatives within Money254. Duties include tracking analytics for social media campaigns, creating social media posting schedules, producing short-form video content and writing captions for social media posts.

All interns will receive hands-on mentoring and training

Responsibilities


● Assisting in general editorial department duties
● Proofreading, fact-checking and editing articles to improve contents
● Prepping for and supporting team during daily and weekly original content premieres
● Maintaining editorial archives
● Researching, creating and editing video content as needed
● Pitching new ideas and sourcing content relevant to our audience
● Researching, designing and curating infographics for posts as needed
● Assisting with special projects, events, and social media marketing as needed
● Monitor social media activity, respond to comments and queries

Your Background and Interests


● You must have recently graduated or completed coursework for a degree in journalism or a related field, awaiting graduation.
● You have strong writing and communication skills
● You have working knowledge of social media management
● You are familiar with multi-social posting through programs such as Hootsuite and HubSpot

You have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
● You have working knowledge of Adobe Suite, Canva and related image & video editing software
● You have an interest in the online editorial field
● You have an ability to learn new tools, adapt, and remain up to date on company’s services, events, and capabilities
● You have high attention to detail and follow through
● You are intrinsically motivated by our mission to help Kenyans make the most of the money they have and are empathetically aware of the challenges many have getting access to and managing their personal finances today.
● You are a self-starter with a bias for action, eager to learn, maintain a positive attitude in the face of uncertainty, and are happy working autonomously while also contributing to and working within a growing internal Money254 team.
● You believe in our mission and internal team values.

Working at Money254


We are a small, rapidly growing team that believes in our power to create a lasting impact on the way Kenyans access financial knowledge and manage their financial products and services.

The key to unlocking this opportunity is our people. As an trainee, you will be joining some of the earliest employees at Money254.

We are excited that your unique background and interests will help shape the company as it grows throughout Kenya, and we are looking for highly motivated operators to join us on this journey.


Our goal is to provide a dynamic, open, and engaging working environment amongst a diverse set of teammates and mentors, while providing all the tools and guidance necessary to help you succeed within the traineeship.

Our culture and our internal team values are important to us, and we’re looking for team members who share them.

Our Team Values


● We are Curious
● We are Problem Solvers
● We Work with Intention
● We Support Others
● We Proactively ask for Help and Over-communicate. Transparency wins.
● We are all Leaders
● We Celebrate Individuality
● We Take our Work Seriously, but not Ourselves
● We are Passionate

Application


Please apply by sending your Cover Letter & CV to [email protected] along with your submission for the following task:


● Create a short video (1-2 minutes max) narrating your personal experience of when
you realised how important having money is. You can also share thoughts if you think
it’s not that important.
● Create a 200-word social media post on the same topic.
Use the email subject: Editorial Trainee July 2024

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