New Job Vacancies at Mwananchi Communications Ltd (MCL)

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SUB EDITOR – THE CITIZEN (2 Post)
Industry
: Print /Digital Media Job Function : Editorial Content
Job Experience Level : Mid Level
Minimum Years of Experience : 4-5
Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor

Mwananchi Communications Limited, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group, and publishers of Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti newspapers and various online products are looking for motivated and highly experienced individual to fill the position of Freelance Business Excutives.


Job Summary
To edit features articles, write captions, place pictures and write headlines in conformity with journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style within set deadlines.

Full Job Description
§ Checks and corrects editorial copy allocated by the Chief Sub-Editor for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, and spellings.
§ Subs copy to fit allocated space without distorting facts or dispensing with the salient points.
§ Re-writes the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity and style.
§ Rewrites the appropriate headline for the copy, ensuring it reflects the overriding message of the story.
§ Edits the pictures selected by the Chief Sub-Editor to fit the allocated space, and writes/rewrites appropriate caption taking care not to merely state the obvious details.
§ Submits the edited copy to the Chief Sub-Editor within set deadlines.
§ Makes up the editorial pages as directed by the Chief Sub-Editor.
§ Assists the product editor to ensure deadline pullout is compiled to plan
§ Checks all headlines, captions, pictures, copy text and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set deadlines.

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should apply online through our carrier portal via link below before February 22nd, 2021 enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact.
Deadline:
22nd February, 2021.
 

ASSISTANT VIDEO PRODUCER – (1 Post)
Industry :
Print /Digital Media Job Function : Digital Content
Job Experience Level : Mid Level
Minimum Years of Experience : 2
Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor

Job Summary
To drive video news production for MCL digital platforms including but not limited to innovative cutting-edge story telling formats. Incumbent should possess necessary skills including a deep understanding of lighting, audio, HD shooting, video editing, and graphics work and backpack production.

Full Job Description
§ Gatekeeper for video standards for multimedia storytelling on web and mobile.
§ Checking and correcting editorial products for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity and balance to conform to MCL Editorial Policy and NMG Social Media Policy;
§ Ensure MCL content is properly projected on digital platforms, including SEO.
§ Ensuring timely publishing to digital platforms; Drive social media engagement on key accounts 

MODE OF APPLICATION: APPLY ONLINE
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should apply online through our carrier portal via link below before February 22nd, 2021 enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact.
Deadline:
22nd February, 2021.