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Content Strategist at 54gene



54gene was founded in 2019 by Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong to address the significant gap in the global genomics market; Nearly 90% of genetic material used in pharmaceutical research is Caucasian. Only 2% is African, despite the fact that Africans and people of African ancestry are more genetically diverse than all other world populations combined.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Content Strategist

Location: Lagos
Department: Communications
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: Dir., Communications
Industry: Biotechnology

Job Description

  • We are seeking candidates who possess the ability to think both creatively and analytically
  • Content Strategist duties include producing and publishing content, writing, editing and proofreading, formulating content strategies and managing our social media platforms among other tasks.
  • Content Strategists should be comfortable finding creative ways to build an online presence, as well as using analytics in the formulation of a content strategy. Content is defined as multimedia articles, blog posts, images or videos that aid in fostering engagement online.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Writing, editing and proofreading content.
  • Creating a content calendar and strategy for all our social media platforms
  • Social media monitoring
  • Managing and liaising with graphic designers, videographers, photographers provide end to end service.
  • Formulating a cross-platform content strategy.
  • Brainstorm with team members to develop new ideas.
  • Build a following on social media
  • Provide editorial, creative and technical support to team members.
  • Track web analytics to ascertain content engagement levels.
  • Manage content across all platforms, including company blog, email and social media.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related field preferred


  • 3-4 years social media management and copywriting experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Adept at keyword placement and SEO best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly computer literate and advanced knowledge of HTML
  • Proficiency with popular content management systems
  • Experience with social media management
  • Creativity and the ability to develop original content
  • Ability to develop content that provokes engagement
  • Strong leadership qualities.


  • Authorization to work in Nigeria
  • Occasional domestic and international travel may be required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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