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Editor in Chief Job in Kenya

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Our client a leading Media house in Kenya has excellent career opportunity for individual who possess a passion for journalism, service excellence, strong work ethics, are committed to continual improvement and are result oriented.

Our client is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced applicant to fill the position of 
Editor in Chief.

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive officer, the successful applicant will be the Head of News and Editorial Department and will be responsible for overall news operations, editorial and content.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of Editorial Policy and operations;
  • Coordinating all News activities and ensuring compliance to editorial policy
  • Clearing news bulletins and programmes for eventual dissemination
  • Setting short and long term strategies for the department and
  • Leading a highly charged team of Editors and Reporters
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from a recognized institution.
  • A master’s degree in Journalism or related field will be an added advantage.
  • Expertise and sufficient experience in mass media and editorial management with articulate public relations and managerial capabilities.
  • Must have served at a senior level in at least the position of Managing Editor/Associate Editor in a busy media organization for at least three (3) years with demonstrable professional ability in journalism.
  • Be able to offer leadership and motivation in a highly competitive industry.
Applicants must submit 

(1) detailed and current CV 

(2) Cover Letter demonstrating why you qualify for this position 

(3) contact information for 3 referees; and 

(4) indicate current remuneration package and expectations. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you meet the requirements for the position above, please submit your application and CV electronically to

Deadline for application submission is 5:00pm 9th March 2012

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