Careers

Careers
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If you’re looking to build your voice, creativity, or career in the fast-paced technology media industry alongside other talented and experienced professionals, Techloy is inviting you to join our team.

Techloy is an independent data-driven business and financial news publication 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 research, media, and data company, we’re always in search of talented writers, editors, research interns, and data 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 Entry Assistants (Remote)

Techloy is currently looking for Nigerian University/Polytechnic students for a 3-month paid data entry internship remote job, starting June 1, 2022.

Responsibilities: Daily research and report on private and public companies in the technology industry across the world on a spreadsheet with a minimum of 8 working hours from Monday to Saturday.

Requirements:

  • Keen interest in research, quantitative data & qualitative data, interpreting company financial results, and country economic reports.
  • Basic knowledge of spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel or Google Spreadsheet.
  • Possession of a laptop, at least 10 hours of power daily, and reliable internet access.
  • Applicants currently studying Economics, Statistics, Accounting, Mathematics, or Business Administration, are preferred.
  • Possession of an analytical mind.
  • No previous experience is required but will be an added advantage.

Remuneration: ₦30,000 per month

[Apply here]


Writers / Reporters (Remote)

Techloy is seeking talented writers or reporters, who are passionate about breaking business and financial news about startups and venture capital in emerging markets, to become part of its editorial team. These individuals will be reporting to the Managing Editor.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing latest news and industry insights on a daily basis
  • Updating data for the startup, venture capital, and technology industry

Requirements:

  • Passion for tech news and data
  • Access to the Internet
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Ability to communicate well
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets like Excel and Google Sheets
  • Basic design skills with tools like Canva
  • Understanding and experience using tools such as Slack, Asana, Trello, or Jira
  • Attention to detail
  • Good sense of humour
  • Ability to collaborate on stories

Remuneration:

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

[Apply here]


Senior Writers (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 Editor-in-Chief.

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 news
  • 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.