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Jomo Kenyatta Foundation Assistant Editor (Sciences) Job in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) was established by the Government
of Kenya in 1966 as a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share
capital. 
We are a leading educational publisher and scholarship provider in Kenya. 
In
pursuit of our vision of realizing an enlightened and empowered society
and our mission of developing customer focused publications and
scholarship provision, the Foundation is looking for a suitable
candidate to fill the following vacant position:

Job Title: Assistant Editor (Sciences)

1 Position
Job Ref: JKF/AE/2016/001
 
Job Group: 6
 
Reports to: Editor
 
Supervises: None
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in copy-editing manuscripts and other projects as assigned or as instructed by the section editor;
  • Assist in proof-reading manuscripts;
  • Designs manuscripts for page layout and illustrations;
  • Assist in co-ordinating writing workshops;
  • Assists in preparing author-publisher contracts in consultation with section editors;
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the GM-Publishing & Research.
To be appointed to this position, one must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education (Mathematics/Chemistry or Mathematics/Biology)
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication will be an added advantage
  • Leadership training from a reputable institution
  • Computer proficiency
  • At least 3 years classroom experience or 1 year editing experience in a publishing house.
The position is permanent and pensionable, and a competitive remuneration package will
be offered to the successful candidate.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Forms’ which is available HERE to hra@jkf.co.ke

Please note that the application forms should not be accompanied by testimonials.

The closing date for receipt of the forms is August, 4th 2016.
 

Women, Persons living with HIV and AIDS, disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified


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