Sub Editor Job Opportunity at Mwananchi Communications Limited | Deadline: August 31, 2018

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Sub Editor Job Vacancy at Mwananchi Communications Limited | Deadline: August 31, 2018
Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwanaspoti and The Citizen is looking for a motivated and highly experienced individual to fill the position of:
SUB EDITOR (1 Post for Mwananchi Newspaper)
Main Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • Checks all headlines, captions, pictures, copy text and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set deadlines.
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Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Academic: Basic University Degree in Journalism/Mass Communication
Professional: Diploma in Journalism
Experience: 4-5 years working experience in a busy newsroom

How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a daytime telephone contact by August 31, 2018, to;
Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754, DAR ES SALAAM.
Email: [email protected]
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
MCL is an equal opportunity employer