Reports to: The Head of Department, Mass Communication
Duration: 3 years
The Standard newspaper, a community newspaper based at the Uganda Christian University in Mukono, is looking for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Standard Supervisor.
This job requires a mature Christian leader with a thorough knowledge and experience of reporting, designing and editing. Qualifications
1. Bachelors’ degree in Journalism/Mass Communication (at least second class upper) from a reputable university with at least three years of print newsroom experience.
B. Key Competencies
i) Ability to lead an editorial team, and to coach and mentor budding journalists.
ii) A good understanding of the relevant regulatory framework for the newspaper’s operation.
iii) Sound news judgement
iv) Ability to use editing software, including Quark Xpress and Indesign.
v) Demonstrably excellent writing skills.
vi) A “nose” for news.
vii) Ability to set targets and enforce and observe deadlines.
viii) Ability to strategise for the overall growth and viability of the paper.
Submit a copy of your application which should include a letter clearly demonstrating suitability for the job; updated curriculum vitae; copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts; samples of writing and photographs and the names and contacts of three referees to:
The Human Resource Manager
Uganda Christian University
P. O. Box. 4, Mukono
Deadline: 5:00p.m. Friday, 30th March 2012
Only short listed candidates will be contacted