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Managing Editor – BBC East African Bureau – African Services Nairobi Kenya Jobs

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East Africa is a key market for the BBC World Service arid as the Managing Editor you’ll drive the editorial agenda in the bureau, inspiring the very best journalism about East Africa and helping the BBC explain the region to the rest of the world.
You’ll be responsible for managing a team of producers and reporters based in Kenya and working for various BBC World Service sections/You’ll be responsible for managing a team of producers and reporters based in Kenya and working for various BBC World Service sections.
You’ll need to be able to demonstrate excellent team building and interpersonal skills.
This is a key role within the BBC World Service; it requires relevant experience as a journalist at a senior level, fantastic contacts and comprehensive understanding of the East Africa & Great Lakes Region. As well as leading the bureau’s innovative output, you’ll work with marketing and business development teams to advise the BBC on broadcasting and marketing opportunities in the region.
Youll have a strategic approach to running a newsroom and working knowledge of Kiswahili or Kiswahili is highly desirable.
Applications to be received by 25 June 2010.
Visit bbc.co.uk/jobs
Call+ 44(0) 370 333 1330
Textphone 02890 328478

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