Monday, 30 December 2013

Sub Editor Jobs in Tanzania at Mwananchi Communications Limited

Job Title: Sub Editor (Dar es Salaam Post)

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam 

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014


  • Checks and corrects editorial copy allocated by the Chief Sub- Editor for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, and spellings.
  • Subs copy to fit allocated space without distorting facts or dispensing with the salient points.
  • Re-writes the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity and style.
  • Rewrites the appropriate headline for the copy, ensuring it reflects the overriding message of the story.
  • Edits the pictures selected by the Chief Sub-Editor to fit the allocated space, and writes/rewrites appropriate caption taking care not to merely state tile obvious details.
  • Submits the edited copy to the Chief Sub-Editor within set deadlines. Makes up the editorial pages as directed by the Chief Sub-Editor.
  • Checks all headlines, captious, pictures, copy text and page logos and all other page elements to sign the pages within set deadlines.

Academic Qualifications:

  • At least four years' experience in journalism part of which as a sub editor Degree in Journalism
  • Mastery of English and Swahili grammar

NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas


A competitive remuneration will be offered to the right candidate.

How to Apply:

All interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact to;

Human Resources Manager
Mwananchi Communications Ltd
P. O. Box 19754.
Dar es Salaam.

NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.