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posted on : 5 months ago

Industry : Print /Digital Media Job Function : Digital Content

Job Experience Level : Mid Level

Minimum Years of Experience : 3

Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor

Job Summary

To manage the day-to-day editorial/content of MCL’s website ensuring it’s continuously updated.

Full Job Description

§  Continuously monitor multiple news feeds on television, radio, blogs, popular media websites and social media (Twitter/FB) for breaking stories.

§  Liaise with news desks to identify and craft a coverage strategy for breaking stories of relevance to Mwananchi readers.

§  Vet sources and liaise with Managing Editor-Online & New Content to ensure overall coverage is CREDIBLE. 

§  Cover breaking news on social media platforms with speed and accuracy.

§  Drive traffic for website by sharing a well screened stories from website to ensure maximum engagement.

§  Write up very short articles (3-5 paragraphs) for websites within 20 minutes of initial text bulletin and submit copy to Web editors.

§  Retrieve, compile, edit and upload articles and relevant photos to thecitizen.co.tz on a daily basis.

§  Promote audience engagement and drive web traffic by pushing stories out on social media (Facebook/Twitter and media sharing via Instagram and Storify).

§  Scour news sites, blogs and forums for breaking stories and liaise with news desks and field reporters to verify potential leads.

§  Prepare, write up, edit and upload unique content for the online audience.

§  Ensure the presentation of content on our websites is in line with Mwananchi Communication Limited’s house style and editorial policy.

                   

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