The Standard Group (www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment) Jobs vacancies in Nairobi Kenya 2012

The Standard Group, a multi-media house comprising The Standard stable of newspapers, The County Weekly, KTN television, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital World and Think Outdoor wishes to recruit talented, self-motivated, energetic, results-driven individuals to fill the following positions:

Sub Editors

The Sub Editors are the gate-keepers who put together the newspaper and ensure that stories are edited to house style and free of errors, and that the presentation in terms of design and layout is appealing and conforms to house style.

Role of the Position

You will be part of our Editorial team under the overall direction of the Group Chief Editor with the
following roles:

  • To edit stories for accuracy, facts, grammar and simplicity.
  • To edit pictures selected to go with particular stories.
  • Write headlines and captions.
  • Lay out pages and sign off for press.
Expertise and Experience
  • University degree with a bias ¡n English or Mass Communication
  • Training in Journalism
  • Minimum of two years experience.
The Person
  • Well developed analytical skills.
  • Ability to make quick decisions and to improvise if necessary.
  • Energy and ability to work irregular hours.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • High degree of integrity.
If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, visit our website http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to apply Online not later than 10th August 2012.
We encourage only qualifying candidates to apply.
The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
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