Vacancies at Mwananchi Communications Limited

SUB EDITOR SPORTS - THE CITIZEN 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti, is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of:

Sub Editor Sports - The Citizen One Post
Main Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key result areas:
• Checks and corrects editorial copy allocated by the Sports Editor for facts, accuracy, taste, house- style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, spellings etc.
• Subs copy to fit allocated space without distorting facts or dispensing with the salient points.
• Re-writes the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity, style etc.
• Writes or rewrites appropriate headlines for copy, ensuring congruity with overriding message of the story.
• Edits pictures selected by Sports Editor to fit allocated space, and writes/rewrites appropriate captions, taking care not to merely state the obvious details.

Academic Qualifications:

• At least four years' experience in journalism part of which as a sub editor
• Degree in Journalism
• Mastery of English and Swahili grammar


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by 14th September 2016 to;
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P.O.Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.

Email via hrm@tz.nationmedia.com

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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SUB EDITORS GENERAL NEWS - THE CITIZEN 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti, is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of:

Sub Editors General News - The Citizen One Post.

Job Purpose:
To edit stories, write captions, place pictures and write headlines in conformity with journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style within set deadlines.

Main Responsibilities:

• Checks and corrects editorial copy allocated by the Chief Sub-Editor for facts, accuracy, taste, house- style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, and spellings.
• Subs copy to fit allocated space without distorting facts or dispensing with the salient points.
• Re-writes the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity and style.
• Rewrites the appropriate headline for the copy, ensuring it reflects the overriding message of the story.
• Submits the edited copy to the Chief Sub-Editor within set deadlines.
• Makes up the editorial pages as directed by the Chief Sub-Editor.
• Checks all headlines, captions, pictures, copy text and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set deadlines.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by 14th September 2016 to;
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P.O.Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.

Email via hrm@tz.nationmedia.com

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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