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Online Sub Editor and Web Moderator Jobs in Kenya - Nation Digital Division

Nation Media Group - the leading multi-media house in East & Central Africa - is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the following positions in the Nation Digital Division to join Kenya’s premier digital newsroom.

We are looking for talented journalists with a new media mindset and a high energy level that will effectively deliver our publications to a global audience. They should have proven writing, editing, and web production abilities and sound knowledge of current affairs.

These positions require committed professionals who are detail-oriented, resourceful, innovative and adaptable to fast-changing news and technology realities on tight deadlines.

Online Sub Editor
Job Ref: HR-OSE-02-11

The successful candidates will be responsible for:
  • Checking and correcting editorial copy for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity and balance to conform to NMG Editorial Policy;
  • Producing non-linear stories;
  • Ensuring NMG content is properly projected on digital platforms, including SEO;
  • Ensuring timely publishing to digital platforms;
  • Developing and strengthening the NMG digital platforms as a 24/7 medium for breaking news; and
  • Generating interesting and creative multimedia content in keeping with changing news realities.
Knowledge & Skills requirements:
  • University Degree;
  • Diploma in Journalism;
  • 3 to 4 years working experience preferably as a sub editor;
  • Good level of knowledge of African current affairs and issues.
  • Multimedia editing/production skills; and
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and cope with pressure and tight deadlines.
Added Advantage: Experience in the production of a news-driven content-heavy website.

Web Moderator
Job Ref: HR-WM-02-11

The successful candidates will be responsible for:
  • Driving social engagement on NMG’s digital platforms.
  • Generating stories using alternative formats for cross-platform convergence.
  • Moderating blogs to ensure compliance to NMG Editorial Policy and the terms of use for online audiences; and
  • Social media engagement.
Knowledge & Skills requirements:
  • University Degree in journalism or a related field;
  • Good knowledge of African current affairs and issues.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and cope with the pressure and tight deadlines.
Added Advantage: Experience in the production of a content-heavy website.

If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV online to http://careers.nationmedia.com before 1st March, 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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