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Editor Job Vacancy in Kenya (KShs 70K - 120K)


The successful candidate should be:

A university graduate with a bias in IT, Communications, Journalism or a business related degree from a recognised university.

A credible journalist with at least 10 years’ experience, three of which must have been spent as an editor or sub-editor.

A go-getter with exceptional communication skills and a variety of contacts within the ICT sector.

Familiar with both print and online publications. Strong knowledge of Joomla and Wordpress a must.

Social Media skills, twitting, blogging skills at must

Job Description

Reporting to the Publisher/Director, the Chief Editor will be in charge of:
  • The day-to-day running of both print and online editions.
  • Generating thematic story ideas for the magazine in consultation with the Business Development Manager and the Editorial Director.
  • Conducting interviews with relevant sources and filing analytical pieces for both print and online editions.
  • Overall supervision and mentoring of Staff Writers.
  • Assigning staff writers to cover various ICT-related events.
  • Ensuring that Staff Writers follow up on developing stories.
  • Liaison with correspondents and columnists from across the region.
  • Editing all articles from staff writers, columnists and correspondents.
  • Updating the website with relevant content on a daily basis, two articles in each section.
  • Planning for the production of the magazine and ensuring editorial deadlines are met.
  • Liaison with professional photographers and maintenance of a picture gallery.
  • Writing a blog and an editorial for online and print editions respectively.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Business Development Manager and the Editorial Director.
Deadline: 15th of December 2011

Salary gross of 70,000/- 120,000/-


Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to;
Summit recruitment & Training,
Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Only applicants who are successful will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

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