Nation Media Job Vacancy 2019 for Rewrite Editor

Nation Media Job Vacancy 2019 for Rewrite Editor

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Nation Media Job Vacancy 2019 Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

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Nation Media Job Vacancy 2019

  • Job Number: HR-RWE-03-2019

Reporting to the Head of content, the job holder will provide a first-stop quality check for stories by verifying facts, re-writing, revising, subbing and packaging print and online content, making sure they conform to editorial objectives, journalistic ethics, quality and house style, and ensuring that the stories reflect Day 2 journalism. He/ she will work closely with the News Editor and Chief Sub Editor for quality check and advisory on story placement and treatment.

Responsibilities

  • Fact checking, recasting and rewriting stories in conformity with NMG’s house style and editorial policy;
  • Advising News Editor or Chief Sub about placement and treatment of stories;
  • Reviewing reporters work and giving feedback on areas that require improvement;
  • Liaising with the News Editor, Editor Online and New Content to achieve efficient work flow;
  • Assisting the News Editor to guide reporters and sub-editors and recommending their further training.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Mass Communication or any related field from an accredited institution;
  • Postgraduate qualification in journalism, media studies;
  • At least 5 years’ journalism experience and demonstrated writing and editing experience in a newsroom;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a good understanding of editorial practices, writing and editing requirements in a busy newsroom;
  • Must have a good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills;
  • Experience working in a very deadline drove environment;
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work effectively with the team and collate material from multiple sources;
  • Strong interpersonal skills & communication skills;
  • Very strong analytical skills;
  • Strong writing and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before March 19, 2019.

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Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.

 

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