Job Summary

A fast growing online media company seeks a dedicated, passionate, talented reporter to join our PR team.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

  1. Should have have an eye for detail.
  2. Should have good news judgement and be able to have good news angles
  3. Be able to produce news copy fast and with minimum supervision.
  4. Be able to work comfortably in a team.
  5. Should have passion in telling a story which is reflected in your copy
  6. Develop feature length stories about the people and issues affecting our community and families.
  7. Write hard-hitting Business stories per assignment by the managing editor
  8. Check reports for balance, clarity, and objectivity to ensure they are free of bias and advocacy
  9. Have verbal communication skills as well as excellent listening skills, when interviewing sources, and taking brief regardless of the medium.
  10. Curiosity - should be the kind of person who wants to know more by asking as many questions as possible.
  11. Researching writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  12. Develop strong relationship with client and act as back up to the PR account Director
  13. Do all the duties of a PR account executive
  14. Develop and maintain successful relationships with key journalists, editors and bloggers
  15. Liaise on a daily basis with clients and the media often via telephone and mail
  16. Relationship building and networking with colleagues clients and the media
  17. Ability to write strategies and implement them according to plan
  18. Managing and hosting events including press conferences and promotions

  • Bachelor’s degree in mass communications or public relations/ Journalism
  • Strong writing skills, proof will be required
  • Project management skills
  • A minimum two yeasr experience in similar position
  • Knowledge and experience in media relations
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills to convey complex ideas to people with varying levels of economic expertise
  • Graduate degree in Economics will be added advantage
  • Qualitative data research skills

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