Online Sub Editor

Date Posted: June 3, 2021, 7:20 a.m.

Job Description

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.


Key responsibilities

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.






How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Nation Media Group via the link Jobs at Nation Media Group

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