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Job Number:      JOB REF HR-EID-03-2019

Opportunity

Reporting to the Group Editorial Director, the job holder will be responsible for building a world class multimedia newsroom with skills, structures and work processes to generate and produce content for new media and legacy platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing newsroom processes, formulating and implementing measures to achieve effective integration;
  • Identifying journalism and digital skills needs;
  • Designing and implementing a training program to respond to the needs of a vibrant multimedia newsroom;
  • Generating ideas for innovative and monetisable digital products;
  • Identifying resources and resource persons to implement training programs;
  • Reviewing products to identify areas of improvement and ensure remedial actions;
  • Introducing and managing a program for induction, on the job training and mentorship for Editorial staff
  • Managing the media lab program and liaising with Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communication, among other academic institutions.

Qualifications

  • University qualification or its equivalent in journalism;
  • At least 10 years’ experience as an Editor in a multimedia newsroom;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with good understanding of editorial practices, writing and editing requirements in a busy newsroom;
  • Proven trainer and communicator;
  • Demonstrable craft and digital skills;
  • Aptitude for innovation and creativity;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work effectively with the team;
  • Ability to track, review and manage team performance effectively;
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Very strong analytical skills;
  • Flexible and agile;
  • Results driven.

How To Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://www.nationmedia.com/careers/ on or before Friday, April 5, 2019

International candidates are encouraged to apply.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.