JOB REF: HR-OSE-06-2021
Nation Media Group seeks to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of Online Sub Editor in the Editorial department:
The job holder will be responsible for editing stories, writing captions, placing pictures and writing headlines for the Group's web platforms in a way that confers with journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style within set deadlines.
Updating the website and mobile platforms on a 24-hour cycle to meet targets for assigned sub-sections/channels;
Checking and correcting editorial copy for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity and balance to conform to the Group's Editorial Policy, online style and search engine optimization;
Providing content for designated Nation Mobile channels to meet the set targets;
Generating creative multimedia content in keeping with changing news realities and convergence requirements;
Ensuring associated convergence elements are clearly sign-posted in print stories/pages;
Ensuring strict adherence to the 14-point guideline for production of web stories ; and
Adhering to Social Media Policy as updated from time to time.
Qualifications, Experience & skills
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
Diploma in mass communication;
Three (3) years reporting or editing experience in a digital newsroom or publishing house, or modern communication related fields;
He or she must be mature, independent, self-driven and an effective planner.
Ability to write and edit, conduct research and interpret data.
Reporting to the Head of Communications, the ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the Kenya Airways Digital Media strategy in order to increase our online presence, improve our corporate image, and engage more proactively with our online audience.
Nation Media Group PLC is committed to empowering Africa through independent journalism set on key values that enable us to provide highly desirable and engaging content that fits into people’s world. We are keen to identify curious, knowledgeable, and digitally-savvy recent university graduates to join this journey.