Editor – Full Woman Jobs – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Job Title:      Editor – Full Woman
Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Features
Editor – Weekend
About MPL:
Monitor Publications
Limited (MPL),  a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential
media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor
newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business
Directory.
Job Summary: The
Editor – Full Woman will 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • In charge of the 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
  • The incumbent also 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
  • Closely co-operates with editorial
    graphic designers regarding magazines design and format
  • 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
  • Seeks external sources of
    information/contributors; orders and receives external contributions 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the MPL Editor – Full
    Woman employment opportunity must hold a University Degree in Mass
    Communication or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • Diploma in Journalism
  • A minimum of five years of journalism
    experience and demonstrated writing and editing experience in a newsroom,
    with two years’ experience in an Editor position
  • Excellent writing and editing skills,
    with good understanding of editorial practices, writing and editing
    requirements in a busy newsroom
  • Keen 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
    sources
  • Ability to provide vision to the
    department
  • Ability to track, review and manage team
    performance effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills
  • Very strong analytical skills
  • Strong writing and reporting skills
  • Innovative and creative
  • Highly flexible and agile
  • Strong drive for results
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed
CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone number via E-mail to:
resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
NB: Please
note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 18th January 2019
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