No Experience Jobs – Staff Writer Intern at Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Staff Writer Intern
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Mukono, Uganda

About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker
Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological
College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997.
The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in
Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary
history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to
assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the
late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society
through the higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as
well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.

Job
Summary:
 The Staff Writer Intern will
join the team that will writes news stories, features and take photographs on
events about or affecting the university and the community. The incumbent will
also sift through views and opinions of the members of the community and write
about them for the purpose of informing the rest of the community about the
change in the thinking of the community towards issues of common concern. The
successful applicant will, in addition, be given professional hands on training
in the modern journalistic methods.

Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of news gathering of UCU community
events and its neighbourhood.
·        
Responsible for writing stories , news and
editing.
·        
In charge of designing newspaper pages for The
Standard.
·        
Photography of events covered.
·        
Perform any other official duties assigned by The
Standard Supervisor.

Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The Staff Writer Intern should be a recent
graduate with a degree in Mass Communication, preferably Print major (Must have
graduated not earlier than 2012).
·        
Familiar with modern editing software including
Quark Xpress and InDesign and have the ability to design pages for the
newspaper.
·        
Possess excellent writing skills with a desire to
look for stories and deliver them in a timely manner.
·        
Strong photography skills.
·        
Ability to work under minimum supervision for long
hours, weekends inclusive.
·        
Be a committed Christian who is honest and
trustworthy.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send two (2) copies of an application
letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae
and three references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to
attach two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
and send to:

The Manager Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda

Deadline: 29th May,
2015


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