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.