Editor Role (Straight-Gate Publishers LTD)

The integrated indigenous publishing company located at No 46 Water Bus-Stop, Opposite University of Ibadan, Oyo Road, is seeking to recruit an editor who will be responsible for the following duties stated below.

Job Duties:

  • Plans, reviews, and revises content for publication.
  • Reads content and corrects spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors.
  • Rewrites text when necessary to make it easier for targeted readers to understand.
  • Oversees writing workshops and book reviews.
  • Makes decisions regarding content and gives suggestions.
  • Ensures the quality and accuracy of all manuscripts and contents.
  • Works with other team members in creating social media contents for the organization and its publications.
  • Verifies facts cited in materials for publication.
  • Writes/edits external correspondence.
  • Edits and develops alongside the customer service representative the organization’s social media content.
  • Speaks with authors on their various manuscripts and gives recommendation and advice before publication.
  • Works with writers to help their ideas and stories succeed.
  • Develops stories and content ideas according to the publication’s style and editorial policy.
  • Sees to the proper documentation/safekeeping of all the company’s manuscript and books’ soft copies.
  • Handles any other work-related tasks assigned by the management/HOD.

Job Requirements:

  • Available to resume immediately.
  • Male or Female.
  • Must reside in Ibadan.
  • Must be an English Language graduate (B.A or B.Ed.). A second degree is an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years work experience as an Editor.
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of grammar and the English Language.
  • Must be thorough and pay attention to detail.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be able to work with little supervision.
  • Must be able to effectively work with team members in the department.


₦90,000- ₦100,000 (depending on experience)



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