News Room Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya (200K)

Our client a well established Media Company with a local news website and a print magazine is looking for a News Room Manager
The ideal candidate MUST have experience managing people.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Manage the editorial team.
  • Train and empower new senior editors.
  • Tech Liaison.
  • Minimum 3 years concrete experience directly managing a team of 10+.
  • Great leadership skills: organised, strict, excellent long-term planning skills.
  • Strong voice / good speaker.
  • Experience writing performance reports, disciplining, designing promotion system.
  • The ability to recruit new sub-editors (keep a database of applicants, set trials, negotiate terms).
  • Experience maintaining/enforcing staff schedules (24hr coverage, record sick/off/leave days).
  • Experience reading/recording data.
  • The ability to come up with creative feature requests to optimise the editorial process.
  • The ability to develop strategies to obtain more news story submissions.
  • Good general knowledge of online content, content creation.
  • Tech savvy.
  • Active on social media.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 150,000 – 200,000/= (Approx. 1,500 – 2,000 USD) depending on experience

Deadline: 30th March 2016   


To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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