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Careers at Techloy

We’re always on the lookout for talent who are quick to learn, given to growth, have versatile skills, and understand processes, to help grow the company.

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Techloy is a technology company that operates in the media industry. Founded in 2008, we are a young, vibrant, and creative team that publishes information about companies, products, careers, and funding in the technology industry across emerging markets globally.

Our team possesses combined skills and decades of experience in tech journalism, business intelligence, social media content creation, web development, project management, UI design, digital marketing, SEO, product management, and data analysis.

We’re always on the lookout for talent who are quick to learn, given to growth, have versatile skills, and understand processes, to help grow the company. Working at Techloy provides you with the opportunity to learn, grow and progress in a fast-paced creative industry with lots of perks and flexibility.

Techloy has stellar alumni who have either launched their successful businesses or have worked/currently work in the venture capital and technology sectors in companies such as Paystack, Polar Signals, and PiggyVest.

Techloy operates remotely and is independently owned and operated with the pioneering spirit of a startup and with a team working remotely from various locations that stay connected via technology.


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Technology Writer (India and Nigeria, Remote)

Techloy is looking for a product-focused data-led technology writers based in India and Nigeria who is passionate about and experienced in writing technology news/analysis and reviewing technology products, IT courses and career opportunities to become part of its editorial team. We are looking for a quick learner with versatile skills, who is precise and understands processes. These individuals will be reporting to the Chief Editorial Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and produce SEO-friendly articles on tech products, tech news, buyer's guides, reviews, comparisons, and analyses, as well as IT courses and tech jobs weekly.
  • Create information marketing content using reports and data from trusted sources in the consumer electronics industry and the education sector on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Writing our flagship newsletter Techloy Weekly and our #SwitchToTech career monthly newsletter.

Requirements:

  • Passion for covering tech products and IT courses/jobs;
  • Experience working with data, numbers, and statistics in journalism, including data-led stories and/or graphics;
  • Keen interest in research, quantitative data & qualitative data, interpreting product information and career opportunities;
  • Ability to use data analysis tools to present a story;
  • Ability to communicate in good written and spoken English;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Techloy's audience;
  • Knowledge and experience using spreadsheets like Excel and Google Sheets;
  • Experience using visualisation tools and software;
  • Basic design skills with tools like Canva and Figma;
  • Understanding and experience using communication and project management tools such as Slack, Teams, Asana, Trello, or Jira;
  • Must be attentive to details;
  • Ability to collaborate on stories and independently work to tight deadlines;
  • Drive, positive attitude, and a good sense of humour.

Remuneration:

Salary is competitive and is based on standards within the technology media industry, along with interesting perks. Depending on skills and experience.

[Apply here]


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Data Journalist (Remote)

Techloy is seeking an experienced data journalist, preferably one who is currently working (has worked) within the technology industry. He/She must be passionate about using data to tell the business and financial stories that matter in emerging markets daily and full-time. We are looking for a quick learner with versatile skills, who is precise and understands processes. This individual will report to the Chief Editorial Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Coverage of data-led technology news with some perspective and a bit of wit.
  • Create visual content using reports and data from trusted sources in the startup, venture capital, and technology sectors across the world.
  • Writing our weekly tech newsletter, Techloy Weekly and our upcoming monthly data-focused newsletter.
  • Hosting and/or co-hosting a weekly podcast as well as live events on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Clubhouse, YouTube, etc from time to time.
  • Lead several data-focused projects at the same time.

Requirements:

  • Passion for covering tech stories using data;
  • Experience working with data, numbers, and statistics in journalism, including data-led stories and/or graphics;
  • Keen interest in research, quantitative data & qualitative data, interpreting company financial results, and country economic reports;
  • Ability to use data analysis tools to tell a story;
  • Ability to communicate in good written and spoken English;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Techloy's audience;
  • Should have key contacts to sources within the startup communities in Africa or Asia;
  • Knowledge and experience using spreadsheets like Excel and Google Sheets;
  • Experience using visualisation tools and software;
  • Basic design skills with tools like Canva and Figma;
  • Knowledge and understanding of data analytics tools such as Microsoft Excel, Google Data Studio, Power BI, Tableau, R, or Python;
  • Must possess the ability to pay attention to details;
  • Drive, positive attitude, and a good sense of humour;
  • Understanding and experience using tools such as Slack, Asana, Trello, or Jira;
  • Ability to produce reports and insightful analysis;
  • Be connected to social media platforms with a decent number of followers;
  • Ability to edit your work without supervision;
  • Ability to collaborate on stories with other members of the editorial team.

Remuneration:

Salary is competitive and is based on standards within the technology media industry, along with interesting perks. Depending on skills and experience.

[Apply here]


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Social Media Assistant (Intern) – Remote

Techloy is looking for a suitable candidate with basic knowledge of creating social media content to become part of its editorial team for a three-month internship. We are looking for a creative, fun, and innovative person who is attentive to details, and willing to learn. The individual selected will receive the training needed to perform tasks, gain practical experience working on delivering projects with a cross-functional team, and get a UK reference for free. Note: This internship opportunity is unpaid, but offers a monthly stipend.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with our editorial team to execute a social media strategy that aligns with Techloy's editorial goals and objectives, and is in line with current social media trends and best practices.
  • Collaborate on researching industry-related topics and trends to develop ideas for original and creative content (text, audio, and visual); and revising existing content to ensure accuracy, relevancy, and alignment with our editorial standards.
  • Assist in managing Techloy's social media accounts daily and monitoring and analysing social media metrics to continually improve the effectiveness of Techloy's social media presence.

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of social media content creation
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ability to write in a conversational style and engaging tone.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to think creatively.
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members.
  • Drive, positive attitude, and a good sense of humour;
  • No prior experience is required.

Benefits:

The role is unpaid but offers a monthly stipend that covers co-working space fees (where applicable), Internet, and other work-related costs of up to ₦50,000 per month, along with other interesting perks, including full access to Techloy's prime membership for three months, UK work reference, access to training courses, project hands-on experience, mentorship, knowledge sharing sessions, great company culture and much more.

[Apply here]


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Applying to work at Techloy.com

If you're interested in joining Techloy in any of these roles, here's what to do next:

  • Write a career statement of not more than 200 words (DO NOT send a CV or cover letter) telling us about yourself, including your background and interests; your goals and passions; your experience and skills.
  • Visit this link to complete your application. If your application is successful, you will be shortlisted for an assessment test and/or a video-based interview.

Working at Techloy.com

We expect Techloy staffers to have a minimum of 12 hours of power daily, with unlimited access to the Internet as well as via a mobile device. From time to time, you may be required to travel for events coverage within Nigeria or elsewhere, where applicable. Still, working at Techloy gives you the flexibility to focus on other passions and interests as long as there are no conflicts of interest. So naturally, you’re your boss.

Working at Techloy provides you with the opportunity to learn, grow and progress in a fast-paced creative industry with lots of perks and flexibility. Techloy has stellar alumni who have either launched their successful businesses or have worked/currently work in the venture capital and technology sectors in companies such as Paystack, Polar Signals, and PiggyVest.

Techloy's goal is to become a leading data-driven technology company providing global business and financial information for the technology industry in emerging markets.

Techloy operates remotely and remains independent, bootstrapped, and privately held, which differentiates us in the increasingly complicated tech media landscape. As such, we are free from the influence of any government, corporate, or individual interests.