Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board Editorial Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board Editorial Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • The Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board is a State Corporation under the Ministry of
    Information Communication and Technology.

  • The Board was established in November
    2007 by legal Notice No. 187 of 2007.

  • Its mandate comprises facilitating Government communication services through the publication of the annual Kenya Yearbook.

  • The Board is seeking to recruit results oriented professionals to fill the following vacant position.

    Editorial Manager

  • An officer at this level will manage the Editorial Division, reporting to the CEO.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advising the CEO on all Editorial related matters in KYEB.

  • Formulating and aligning the Editorial Division’s strategies to the Organizational
    strategy;

  • Preparation of the Editorial Division Agenda for the Board;

  • Implementation of Board’s decision in all matters pertaining to Editorial Division;

  • Reviewing and revising the Editorial Division Policy, Guidelines and Departmental
    Structure

  • Implementation of Editorial Division Policy and guidelines;

  • Responsible for ensuring correct interpretation and implementation of Editorial
    Division Policy and Guidelines, including those related to discipline and career
    progression;

  • Providing leadership in development of publications as part of the senior KYEB
    team, along with the Production Manager.

  • Building and maintaining effective networks of partners and stakeholders.

  • Setting the KYEB editorial strategy in line with the overall strategy, taking into
    account the needs of target audiences and partners’ strategic objectives.

  • Providing intellectual and technical leadership to the editorial team,

  • Supporting effective impact and marketing planning for outputs, setting priorities
    and the overall work of the editorial team.

  • Ensuring effective monitoring and evaluation systems.

  • Developing and building collaborative relationships with partners and
    external
    actors (especially MDAs), in order to strengthen KYEB

    Requirements for Employment

  • Ten (10) years of uninterrupted relevant experience, three (3) of which must be in
    a Senior position.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Post Graduate training in Mass Communication / or Journalism

  • Compliance to Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and
    Integrity;

  • Evidence of a strong professional network in the media/publishing industry

  • Ability to work at a high level of autonomy within agreed frameworks.

  • A highly organised approach, including the ability to prioritise multiple tasks, cope
    with tight deadlines, and work under pressure.

  • A good communicator (able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting
    a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature
    of the information).

  • Skilled at influencing, persuading and negotiation (able to present sound and wellreasoned arguments to convince others.

  • Can draw from arrange of strategies to
    persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behavior change).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board Editorial Manager Jobs in Kenya

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