Monitor Publications Ltd (MPL), a Nation Media Group (NMG) Company wishes to recruit well qualified and sufficiently experienced professionals to fill existing vacancies.
These Challenging opportunities require individuals who are able to demonstrate a high level of Technical and Managerial ability in specific areas and pay great attention to detail.
Sub Editor (News) Ref: HR – E – 01 – 11 – 06
Reporting to the News Editor, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,
Checking and correcting selected editorial copy, headlines and captions for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details and objectivity
Editing copy to appropriate length, clarity and style without distorting facts or dispensing with salient points
Selecting and editing pictures and writing/re-writing appropriate captions to enhance their quality
Ensuring that Online content is written and presented in a format that meets web usability standards (i.e. usage of keywords, meta tags, alt tags for images, etc)
Removing unnecessary details from copy and ensure that the stories are free of libel
Ensuring timely publication and sign-off of online editions
Developing and strengthening Monitor site as a medium of breaking news
Updating stories regularly
The ideal candidates should have;
Academics – Basic University degree from a recognized University
A degree in Arts with a bias in Literature is of an added advantage.
2 to 3 years relevant work experience in the Media Industry.
Good subbing skills and an eye for detail are a requirement.
MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.
If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;
Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala
8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo
Or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org