Fresher Web Editor Job Vacancies – Media Council of Uganda

 

Job Title:    Web Editor

Organisation: Media
Council of Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Salary: UGX
10,920,000= p.a.

 

About US:

The Media Council of
Uganda was established under Section 8 of the Press and Journalist Act, Cap 105
to:

·       
Regulate
the conduct and promote good ethical standards and discipline of journalists;

·       
Arbitrate
disputes between

·       
The
public and the media; and

·       
The
State and the media;

·       
Exercise
disciplinary control over journalists, editors and publishers;

·       
Promote,
generally, the flow of information;

·       
Censor
films, videotapes, plays and other related apparatuses tor public consumption;
and

·       
Exercise
any function that may be authorised or required by any law.

 

Job Summary:  The Web Editor will support the Secretary in
planning creative content generation, editing, proofreading and publishing on
the Council website and other online resources to increase traffic, showcase
quality content, and make the experience excellent tor the website and social
media visitors.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Originate
and present new content in an interesting and appealing manner.

·       
Source
images and artwork, and commission

·       
Perform
daily posting on the Council website and social media work space/pages/handles
with latest updates to provide sustainability and a good user experience to all
online visitors.

·       
Proofread
and edit content and obtain approval from the Secretary tor online publication
in a creative way.

·       
Monitor
the website’s and social media traffic to measure and improve their popularity.

·       
Liaise
with clients and in-house team members to decide on new posts.

·       
Maintain
the website and ensure accuracy of content.

·       
Analyse
and recommend interesting topics to publish online and in line with the
Council‘s established procedures.

·       
Collaborate
with professionals (e.g. web designers, marketing executives and photographers}
tor layout (images, graphics, videos and artwork) to improve information and
article presentation.

·       
Keep
track of developments in web technology and apply them to the Council website.

·       
Any
other duty assigned from time to time.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or
Media Studies from a recognized institution. A certificate in Journalists’ Law
from a recognized institution is an added advantage.

·       
Hands-on
and proven work experience as a web editor with MS Office, InDesign, Photoshop
and other publishing tools in a reputable organization for at least two years.

·       
Experience
with print media and working with websites is desirable.

·       
Excellent
writing, proofreading and editing skills in English with a demonstrable
portfolio of online published work

·       
In-depth
knowledge and use of Social Media

·       
Familiarity
with content management systems

·       
Attention
to detail

·       
Creative
thinker and problem solver

·       
Ethics,
Integrity and Confidentiality

·       
Good
organizational and time-management skills

·       
Great
interpersonal and communication skills

·       
Self-motivation

·       
Working
as part of a team

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with the right attitude should submit soft
copies of their applications, supported by detailed CV and certified copies of
academic and professional documents to:

 

The Secretary, Media
Council of Uganda,

secretary@mediacouncil.go.ug

Kasanga.kyetume@ict.go.ug

 

Deadline: 24th March 2021 

 

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