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Assistant Editor (Science) Job in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation ((JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital.

It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships.

The scholarships are extended to bright needy secondary school children.

In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the top publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant positions.

Assistant Editor (Science)

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Reporting to the Senior Editor, the successful candidate will ensure production of quality manuscripts in science subjects.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in copy-editing manuscripts as instructed by the section Editor
  • Assist in proof-reading manuscripts
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Publishing Manager
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Education (Maths/Physics)
  • Computer proficiency
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication is an added advantage
  • At least 3 years classroom experience or 1 year editing experience in a publishing house
  • Must be of high integrity, a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills

All positions are permanent and pensionable except for the position of Assistant Editor (Science) which will be offered on an annual renewable contract. Competitive remuneration packages will be offered to successful candidates.

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective JKF Job Application Forms to:

The Forms are available on our website:

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials.

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 29th September, 2011.

Persons living with HIV/AIDS, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

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