Digital Content Producer

ZOLA Electric

Mon Jan 14 2019



As Digital Content Producer you will produce content daily across our websites and social media channels. This will mainly involve the writing articles, but also includes video, photos, graphics and audio. The position provides good professional development opportunities in a leading tech company. You will assist the Marketing team, support efforts and execute in the field of digital marketing, production and communication. Your work is focused on our target market in Nigeria and you will be working flexible hours and online. You live the company values on every action involved during work and you need to think up and be able produce content with limited team input. Within the above mentioned areas you are, amongst other responsible for:

  • Produce and develop photo, video and audio content for website and social media platforms.
  • Write, edit and proofread a variety of articles, ensuring it meets style, tone and marketing message requirements.
  • Manage day-to-day content uploading in a variety of content management systems.
  • Ensure accuracy of program schedule.
  • Be able to understand and use information provided by tracking tools.


The ideal candidate for this position is adept at using content and scheduling systems, comfortable tracking large amounts of information and requires a proven blend of editorial skills (copy-writing, social media best practices) and technical know-how on digital and multimedia tools. Prior experience producing for a website or digital property is a must.

  • 3 years’ experience producing web and social media content.
  • Top-notch spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills and good editorial judgement.
  • Experience with Search Engine Optimization, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and other analytics tools.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems and Web Publishing.
  • Knowledge of industry best-practices, including content delivery standards and usability.
  • Be able to shoot in good quality photo and videos materials.
  • Strong skills in industry-standard Adobe photo, audio and video editing software.
  • Use of online collaborative tools (Google Apps, Zoom, WhatsApp, Email).
  • Be able to communicate on time and precisely on status of projects.
  • Work fast, on time and without delays.
  • Produce accurate and high-quality work, attention to detail.
  • Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media.
  • Good understanding of trends and interested in entertainment, music, film.
  • Ability and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • English: Excellent oral and written level / Pidgin & French: Desired.

Other information

ZOLA Electric, previously known as Off Grid Electric, combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to deliver clean, affordable, reliable solar energy solutions for African homes and businesses with unreliable or nonexistent grid connections.

Adaptable to energy need and income, ZOLA Electric’s solar systems can be bought over time using micro-finance, PAYGo leasing, and mobile money payments. The first few watts start a chain reaction that enables people to achieve commonly held aspirations: security, education and access to information. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.

Today, ZOLA Electric provides unmatched customer service and clean energy to more than 1,000,000 customers, homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria. ZOLA Electric’s investors include Tesla, DBL Partners, Helios Investment Partners, EDF, Total, and GE Ventures.

ZOLA Electric is a recipient of the UN Momentum for Change Award and Zayed Future Energy Prize and is a member of the Global Cleantech 100. For more information, visit

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Please send your CV, portfolio and/or resume with a motivation letter explaining why you're applying for this position via our career site. Only applicants meeting the criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

About ZOLA Electric

Uncover hidden opportunities to make a global impact. ZOLA Electric is the leading renewable energy brand in Africa. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study. We power more than 180,000 homes across 5 countries and provide clean energy access to nearly 1,000,000 people every day. At the heart of our business is innovative solutions that empower our customers. We are looking for a Digital Content Producer to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria, to support our growth strategy in Africa, changing the lives of millions with our innovative products.

This may be your dream job if you’re someone who dreams of combining your knowledge and skills to help ZOLA Electric change the renewable energy landscape. You need to be passionate about bringing energy solutions to off-grid areas and emerging markets  with the unique social, technical, and business challenges that come along with it. You are inspired by the opportunity to unleash human potential, and motivated to help build a truly epic business.