Monitor Publications Full Woman Magazine Editor Jobs in Uganda

Monitor Publications Full Woman Magazine Editor Jobs in Uganda

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Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda's most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Mender newspapers. 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

We wish to recruit qualified and experienced professionals to fill the following vacancy

Job Title:

  • Editor-full Woman
    Reports to:
  • Features Editor-weekend
    Department:
  • Editorial
    Job Purpose:

    To coordinate compilation and publication of the Full Woman magazine and ensure its content is written and edited to meet journalistic ethics, editorial objectives, house-style and within set deadlines.

    Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for content of the Full Woman magazine in line with MPL's editorial line
  • Supports preparation and realization of long-term and short-term plans regarding the magazine based on continuing consultations with the Features Editor-Weekend
  • Conceptualizes story ideas, develops and discusses them with writers
  • Selects stories that are interesting, relevant and informative to the target group
  • Assigns writers to carry out research. interviews and compile stories
  • Ensures the stories are edited to meet journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house-style
  • Supervises the design and layout work for the magazine to ensure that it is attractive and appealing to readers
  • Ensures the pages are delivered to the press within set deadlines
  • Reviews product performance through market research done and develops new content to satisfy readers demands
  • Closely co-operates with editorial graphic designers regarding magazines design and format
  • Seeks external sources of information/contributors, orders and receives external contributions

    Qualification and Experience:

    Academic:

  • University Degree in Mass
    Communication or any related field from an accredited institution.

    Professional:

  • Diploma In Journalism

    Experience:

  • At least 5 years journalism experience and demonstrated writing and adding experience in a newsroom, with a minimum of 2 years' experience in an Editor position

    Core Competencies:
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with good understanding of editorial practices, writing and editing requirements in a busy newsroom E Must have a good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work effectively with the team and collate material from multiple 501.05
  • Ability to provide vision to the department
  • Ability to track, review and manage team performance effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills 8 communication skills
  • Very strong analytical skills
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • innovative and creative
  • Flexible and agile
  • Drive for results

    How to Apply
  • If you believe that you am our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number by 28th December 2018 to The Head Of Human Resource Monitor Publications Limited on: [email protected]
  • Please note that short listed candidates will be contested.

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