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Digital Video Editor (2 Posts)

RE: DM/04/09/2018:
The Role
While reporting to Digital Chief Producer, the job holder will be responsible for assembling recorded video footage, design still images and edit audio clips for online distribution. The Digital Video/Graphics Editor will work closely with the Digital Producer to engage followers through writing and creating of content which will promote the Corporation’s brand in a positive manner.
Three (3) years contract renewable subject to positive performance output.
Responsibilities
·         Taking a design from brief to concept to polished deliverable
·         Managing workflow (which will include multiple projects at one time) and productivity in accordance with product schedules, budgets, and creative goals.
·         Staying up-to-date on cutting edge design throughout the industry
·         Developing alternate story forms such as charts, galleries, tables, timelines, info graphics, process charts for online and the social media
·         Develop fascinating graphics, video branding for all KBC products
·         Ensure good labeling and storage video content for future use
·         Responsible for video shooting assignments for any event
·         Interpreting and translating situations, news and ideas into video graphics
·         Ensuring the Corporation’s standard video/image watermarking is applied.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design/Interaction Design or related discipline
·         Over two (2) years’ experience in digital marketing and social media
·         Strong familiarity with the business applications of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc)
·         Knowledge on Adobe Creative Cloud Suite of Products, Final cut including but not limited to Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop CC. Motion graphics experience is a plus.
 Other Competencies
·         Proficiency in IT skills
·         Good working knowledge of video editing and graphic softwares
·         High quality work with attention to detail
·         Ability to manage workflow and time
·         Team player and open to feedback
·         Ability to multi-task, juggle through multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines

Digital Content Editor
RE: DM/03/09/2018
The Role
While reporting to the Digital Chief Sub-Editor, the job holder will collect, collate and write content to the website and all the Corporation’s social media platforms, taking particular responsibility for News content. This will include blogging, creating social profiles, managing regular posts and responding to followers.
Specific Terms
Three (3) years contract renewable subject to positive performance output. 
Responsibilities 
·         Enacting the editorial policy of the Corporation
·         Attending regular meetings with the Digital Chief Sub-Editor and taking assignments for researching and covering news stories, features, specialist interviews and other original content
·         Taking responsibility for news content on the website
·         Ensuring consistent high quality, good ‘inclusive’ writing and plenty of visuals
·         Originating new ideas, and proposing ways to pull together or link stories thematically and geographically, and to add in depth coverage on issues
·         Maintaining close working relationships with Editorial Services Department to keep abreast of the latest fixes and developments
·         Ensuring and/ or checking compliance with normal legal frameworks, including copyright and defamation
·         Checking all compliance and legal issues with the Digital Chief Sub-Editor if in doubt, and as a matter of course on sensitive, difficult or high profile stories
·         Occasionally contributing to other areas of KBC work, including live events.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communication or related field

·         At least two (2) years’ experience as a Journalist writing for a news operations, broadcast or print, or associated online service, possibly a local newspaper or Radio/TV station or mainstream website
·         In depth and extensive understanding of news, and a good instinct for a story.
·         Proven experience on the need to deliver quickly, accurately and against the pressure of deadlines
·         Must have knowledge of visual layout and photography, a sound grounding in the legal framework of journalism and an understanding of KBC social issues
·         Must be able to use word processing and web publishing software.
 Organization Skills Required
·         Ability to engage and produce quality content to deadline
·         Highly literate in IT, the web and skilled at visual layout and handling photographs
·         Ability to work under pressure

Social Media Administrator (2 Posts)
RE: DM/02/09/2018:
The Role
While reporting to the Digital Chief Sub-Editor, the job holder will use the Corporation’s social media strategy in order to boost visibility and customer / client engagement by maintaining new marketing campaigns, brand promotions, monitor progress using web analytic tools, and answer directly to social media inquiries, while using the Corporation’s guidelines. He/she will continuously generate content for the company, creating new ideas and campaigns.
Specific Terms
Three (3) years contract renewable subject to positive performance output.
Responsibilities
·         Building and executing social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
·         Generating, editing, publishing and sharing daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages viewers and listeners to take action
·         Setting up and optimizing the Corporation’s pages within each platform to increase the visibility of Corporation’s social content
·         Moderating all user-generated content in line with the Organization’s Social Media Policy
·         Continuously improving by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
·         Collaborating with other Departments (customer relations, sales etc) to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions.
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communication, Marketing,/IT/PR or related field
·         Three (3) years working experience in Social Media marketing or as a Digital Media specialist
·         Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skill
·         Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
·         Adequate knowledge of web design and web development.
Other Competencies
·         Knowledge on  online marketing and good
·         Understanding of major marketing channels
·         Proficiency in IT skills
·         Knowledge on Media Laws & Media Ethics
·         Must be social media savvy, innovative & creative
·         Must have a working knowledge of online technology
·         Excellent communication & writing skills.
Organizational skills
·         Must be self-driven, assertive, analytical, punctual and organized
·         Must be a team player, dynamic and able to work under demanding circumstances
·         Demonstrable professional approach, enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
·         Ability to keep abreast with evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms.
The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant positionS with  dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its corporate objectives.
How To Apply
If you meet the above qualifications and criteria, please submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application/cover letter and names/contact information for three (3) referees. The positions are also open to those who are currently serving or have served the Corporation on short-term / temporary contracts.
Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 19th February, 2019. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
‘’KBC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and the Marginalized are encouraged to apply.’’ 
MANAGING DIRECTOR
KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION
P.O. BOX 30456-00100
NAIROBI.

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