Full-time Field Editor

Adventurous Editor required for field editor position. Fluent in French/Spanish/Portuguese and ready to travel immediately.

What are you going to do:

The Responsibilities Will Include: 

  • Copywriting and editing primarily for print publications but also web and social media platforms. 
  • Daily creation of content for ECP platforms including (but not limited to) the Africa Energy Series books and Energy Capital & Power website.
  • The field editor is assigned to any location requested by ECP management.
  • Interview policymakers and executives and process interviews and information acquired in the field to make investment reports.
  • Live interviews on camera when needed.
  • Market research and creation of a database of energy industry actors in an assigned country. 
  • Writing of analysis articles.
  • Written content must not be plagiarized, and should not require excessive editing.
  • Content should be produced and edited according to deadlines provided by supervisors.
  • Filing and archiving of project files, the transmission of files according to company policies and guidelines.
  • Support of programming team prior to events.
  • Support of programming, content and marketing teams during ECP events, including but not limited to social media posting, basic photography and coordination of the program.
  • Other content and production-related tasks assigned by the production desk when required including translation

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to travel
  • Free accommodation
  • VIP networking and interaction

What we ask:

  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Flexibility
  • 1 to 2 years
  • At least finished university degree


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Extra information

We are looking for individuals who are available for immediately travel. You will be expected to be based in-market for 9-10 months of the year in markets like Senegal, Congo-Brazzaville, Nigeria, Angola, Gabon. When not on assignment you will work from our offices in Cape Town, South Africa.


ECP will provide/cover costs of the following:

  • Flight into market
  • Yellow-fever vaccination
  • Team accommodation
  • Data and transportation 
  • Travel/health insurance 
Education Level
Working hours per week
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs, Full Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between €1,680 and €2,500 Per Month
Responsible for
Published at
Profession Sub-category
Advertising / Marketing / PR
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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