Techloy is a technology media company focused on providing business data and financial analysis for the technology industry across emerging and frontier markets globally.

At Techloy, we create and curate the most important topics around technology, startups, and venture capital in the world's leading emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.

As a forward-thinking technology company operating in the media industry, we’re always in search of talented writers, editors, research interns, and data journalists, analysts for part-time or full-time roles.

Working at Techloy provides you with the opportunity to learn, grow and progress in a fast-paced creative and technology industry with lots of perks and flexibility.

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

The following roles are currently available at Techloy.


Data Journalists / Reporters (Remote)

Techloy is seeking data-focused writers, journalists or reporters, who are passionate about business and financial stories through data in emerging markets, to become part of its editorial team. These individuals will be reporting to the Managing Editor.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily research and report on private and public companies in the technology industry across the world using data and visualisations.
  • Analysing and crunching data for the startup, venture capital, and technology sector across the world.

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
  • Knowledge and experience using spreadsheets like Excel and Google Sheets
  • Experience using visualisation tools and software
  • Basic design skills with tools like Canva
  • Understanding and experience using project management tools such as Slack, Asana, Trello, or Jira
  • Must be attentive to details
  • Ability to collaborate on stories and independently work to tight deadlines.
  • Good sense of humour

Remuneration:

Based on standards within the technology media industry, along with interesting perks. Depending on skills and experience.

[Apply here]


Senior Writer (Remote)

Techloy is seeking an experienced writer, preferably one who is currently working (has worked) within the technology media ecosystem in Africa or Asia. He/She must be passionate about breaking business and financial news about startups and venture capital in emerging markets daily and on a full-time basis. This individual will be reporting to the Managing Editor.

Responsibilities:

  • Coverage of the most important technology news with some perspective and a bit of wit.
  • Crunching data for the startup, venture capital, and technology industry
  • Writing of our weekly newsletter series, The Draft and ChartBox.
  • Hosting and/or co-hosting live events on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Clubhouse, YouTube, etc from time to time.

Requirements:

  • Passion for breaking technology news
  • Drive, positive attitude, and a good sense of humour
  • Should have key contacts to sources within the startup communities in Africa or Asia
  • Must have regular access to the Internet
  • Must provide links to at least three (3) of your well-written articles, stories, or reports
  • Show which tech blogs you read on a regular basis
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Basic design skills with tools like Canva
  • Attention to detail
  • 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 own work without supervision
  • Ability to collaborate on stories with other members of the editorial team

Remuneration:

Based on standards within the technology media industry, along with interesting perks. Depending on skills and experience.

[Apply here]


Managing Editor (Remote)

Techloy is seeking a versatile and highly experienced editor, preferably one who is currently working or has worked within the technology media ecosystem in Africa or Asia. He/She must be passionate about breaking business and financial news about startups and venture capital in emerging markets. The ideal person must be able to lead our editorial team, be business savvy, and will be reporting to the Chief Editorial Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a small editorial team across key emerging markets
  • Coverage of the most important technology news with some perspective and a bit of wit.
  • Crunching data for the startup, venture capital, and technology industry
  • Editing our weekly newsletter series, The Draft and ChartBox.
  • Hosting and/or co-hosting live events on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Clubhouse, YouTube, etc from time to time.
  • Closing content partnership and event sponsorship deals

Requirements:

  • Passion for breaking technology stories using data
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Techloy's audience
  • Drive, positive attitude, and a good sense of humour
  • Must have key contacts to sources within the startup communities in key emerging markets and the larger technology industry around the world.
  • Must have regular access to the Internet
  • Must provide links to at least five (5) of your well-written articles, stories, or reports
  • Show which tech blogs you read on a regular basis
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Basic design skills with tools like Canva
  • Understanding and experience using tools such as Slack, Asana, Trello, or Jira
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to produce reports and insightful analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of data analytics tools such as Microsoft Excel, Google Data Studio, Power BI, Tableau, R, or Python.
  • Be connected to social media platforms with a decent number of followers
  • Ability to edit your own work without supervision
  • Ability to collaborate on stories with other members of the editorial team

Remuneration:

Based on standards within the technology media industry, along with interesting perks. Depending on skills and experience.

[Apply here]


Applying to work at Techloy

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

  • Write a personal statement or motivation essay 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.
  • Make a voice or video recording (optional) of your personal statement or motivation essay (max. of 5 minutes) telling us about yourself, including your background and interests; your goals and passions; your experience, and your skills.
  • Visit this link to complete your application. If your application is successful, you will be shortlisted for an assessment test and a video-based interview.

Working at Techloy

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.

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 own 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 own 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 media and research company providing business and financial information for the technology industry in emerging markets globally.

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