Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Mwananchi Communications Limited,Features Editor Jobs in Tanzania

Job Purpose
To coordinate and manage- operations of features desk to ensure continuous generation of strong content that conforms to journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style within set deadlines.
Main Responsibilities
• Generates features articles for Mwanaspoti papers.
• Coordinates editing and production of features pages.
• Checks and corrects editorial for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details, objectivit
y, spellings etc.
• Assigns features articles to writers.
• Re-writes the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity, style etc.
• Writes or rewrites the appropriate headline for the copy, ensuring it reflects the overriding message of the story.
• Design features pages.
• Checks all headlines, captions, pictures, copy text and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set deadlines.
• Checks the printed soft copy and corrects any errors, signs off the pages to go to press
• Supports preparation and realization of long-term and short-term editorial plans regarding the features sections based on continuing consultations with the Managing Editor
• Supervises the performance by subordinates in features section
• Prepares page one promos for highlighting special features
Qualifications and Experience
Academic: Basic University Degree
Professional: Diploma in Journalism
Experience: 5 years working experience combining writing with subbing
How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact direct to the Human resources manager by 10th February 2016 to: .
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.
Email: hrm@tz.nationmedia.com
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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