Senior Digital Journalist
At the BBC you will be have a chance to work on some of the coolest digital projects with ground-breaking content which will be seen and used by millions of people.
BBC Somali are recruiting a senior journalist to shape our digital effort so that we can to expand our digital footprint globally.
At your core, you’re a journalist. One who finds great stories and content that the world needs to know. In this role, you’ll retain everything you are as a journalist, but you will bring to bear the innate ability you have to tell your stories in a way that our audience wants to consume them.
That will, more often than riot, be a mobile first approach. It will be snappy, it will be on demand, it will be intriguing: without ever losing sight of the authority and presence that a BBC news story carries.
It goes without saying that you’ll be an innovator, who is always looking for the next way that our audiences will consume their media, but you will still need to make sure we are looking after our current digital platforms.
How can you visually represent a story in a few pictures?
How can you create a quick video that is easy to digest and delivers the facts?
You tell us how you can do all that and we’ll give you the freedom to make it happen.
You will bring demonstrable experience in a previous paid journalist role, as well as first class written and spoken Somali and English.
Ready to join us?
The closing date for applications is 25 July 2016.
To find out more and apply, please visit www.bbc.co.uk/careers and search for reference: BBC/TP/626545/16789
Applicants who applied for this role in February 2016 should not re-apply.