Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

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

Job Description

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Work Type: Full Time
Date Open

Job Responsibilities (Editor/ Writer)
•    Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
•    Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
•    Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
•    Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
•    Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
•    Recruit and manage writers and reporters
•    Cooperate and liaise with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
•    Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
•    Meet deadlines and budget requirements
•    writing, editing and proofreading text
•    Liaising with other professionals such as printers, photographers and artists
•    Marketing and distributing work
•    Researching and developing contacts
•    Seeking publishing contracts
•    Negotiating terms and conditions of contracts
•    General administration. 


Job Requirements
•    Proven working experience as an Editor
•    Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
•    Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
•    Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
•    Excellent written skills in English
•    An eye for detail along with critical thinking
•    Prioritizing and multitasking
•    BS degree in Journalism or in related field   
•    Job Skill (Writer)
•    Perseverance
•    Excellent written communication
•    A good grasp of narrative
•    Awareness of audiences


Job Experience
Degree in English, Journalism, Communication

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