Monday, 30 December 2013

Correspondent Careers at Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania

Job Title: Correspondent - 33 Posts

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014

Job Description:

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwananchi Jumamosi na Jumapili, Mwanaspoti, The Citizen and The Citizen on Saturday and Sunday is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of:

Responsibilities:-
Develops reports and writes feature stories for the MCL newspaper in finished form so that no major rewrite is required or no extensive additional reports are needed.
Takes notes on location, carries out interviews checks facts and tape records as the case may be; writes news or features on own initiative, choice and judgment or at the direction of wither the news editor or section editor.
The material so written must reflect a thorough understanding of tbe MCL's style of journalism as defined in the editorial policy guidelines and objectives, the house style and the journalistic code of ethical journalism.
Researches and provides background information to make copy complete.
Briefs features editor on stories gathered and writes the selected owns within set deadlines.
Follows news feature leads and maintains close contacts with sources. Continually builds his/her contact list and demonstrates its value with consistent exclusive reports or information.
Develops features ideas.
Is primarily but not solely responsible for the Correctness of facts, content and style of his/her news reports materials.
Closely co-operates with photographers from whom he/she orders pictures on the issues he/she covers.
Performs both independently and under supervision in accordance with general principles and directives.
Achieves agreed targets.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Diploma in Journalism
I to 2 years working experience in Writing and Editing ill a daily paper Ability to carry out his/her duties with minimum supervision.



NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

Remuneration:

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.

Freelancer Sales Executive Jobs in Tanzania at Mwananchi Communications Limited

Job Title: Freelancer Sales Executive – 6 Posts

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Kigoma, Mwanza, Shinyanga, Tabora, Geita & Mara

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014

Job Description:

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, Mwananchi Jumamosi na Jumapili, Mwanaspoti, The Citizen and The Citizen on Saturday and Sunday is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the positions of: Free Lancer Sales Executive

Job Purpose:

To develop, maintain and increase a solidly dependable client base, to sell advertising space and provide an effective service to clients so as to maximize advertising sales volumes and revenue targets.

Responsibilities:

Thoroughly familiarizes oneself with comparative (own and competition) readership, circulation and rates and cost of advertising in all print and electronic media.
Identifies potential advertising clients, studies their business, current and potential customers and to convince the clients the value and benefits of advertising in newspapers and publications published by the Company.
Executes sales by discussing and obtaining accurate client requirements, size of advertisements, dates for insertion and price and obtains confirmation signatures of the authorized client representative.
Assists clients in the preparation of the advertising copy and leases with the Graphic Designer for professional advice on artwork.
Prepares daily call plans and reports and-discusses them with the Classified Sales Manager and reports any problems encountered for assistance and guidance.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Basic- University Degree
Diploma in Sales & Marketing
1 to 3 years working experience



NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

Remuneration:

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.

Office Attendant Jobs in Tanzania at Mwananchi Communications Limited

Job Title: Office Attendant – 7 Posts

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014

Job Description:

Responsibilities:-

Prepares and serves beverages for staff and visitors
Carries out proper housekeeping and maintains a clean working environment Carriers out routing checks on photocopiers
Delivers mail internally and externally

Qualifications and Experience:

Academic 'O'Level
Professional N/A
6 months to I year working experience


NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

Remuneration:

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.

Careers at Mwananchi Communications Limited - Dispatch Supervisor

Job Title: Dispatch Supervisor-(Two Posts)

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014

Responsibilities:-

Establishes the manpower requirements for the job at hand and ensures adequacy of workers.           .
Reviews work load and assigns duties accordingly
Places orders for adequate packaging materials from the stores
Checks and ensures that the strapping and sealing machines are ill good working order
Forwards the print order to the Production Manager and checks strip list against labels to ensure that they tally for smooth operations, alerting circulation department on any anomalies
Coordinates the conveying, collating, knocking, counting, wrapping and counter checking processes of dispatch so as to meet the set deadlines

Qualifications and Experience:

University Degree
Diploma in Material Management
I to 3 years working experience


NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

Remuneration:

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.



Sales Representative at Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania

Job Title: Sales Representative - (Five Posts)

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014

Responsibilities:

Receive the newspapers from Head office and distribute to agents/vendors ensuring that they receive their parcels as ordered.
Monitors market arrivals, circulation sales and returns indicators and makes appropriate reports to Upcountry Distribution supervisor.
Monitoring daily performance of our brands in your assigned area of operation in comparison to our competitors and make reports that guide growth strategies. Open up new markets in your areas of operation that in turn translates to increased copy sales.
Actively solve any customer complains that arise within your area of operations to maintain good customer relations and protect the company interests.
Liaise with the database officer to assist in credit control and debt management within your area of operations.
Submit daily and weekly reports on the progress of activities within your areas as well as your progress in meeting your sales targets.
Effectively manage debt collection and credit control within your areas of operation.
Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

University Degree in Business Administration/Marketing Diploma in Sales and Marketing
Excellent communication skills, computer knowledge, and familiarity with brands.
A pleasant personality, team player and problem-solving skills are highly valued. At least 2 to 3 years working experience.
A pleasant personality, team player and problem-solving skills are highly valued.


NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

Remuneration:

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.



8 Retainer Careers at Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania

Job Title: Retainer (Eight Posts)

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar es Salaam

Application Deadline: 4th Jan 2014


Responsibilities:

Develop reports and writes news and feature stories for the title he/she is assigned to in finished form, so that no major rewrite is required or no extensive additional report is needed.
Takes notes on location, carries out interviews, checks facts and tape records as the case may be; writes news or features on own initiative, choice and judgment or at the direction of either the news editor or section editor.
The material so written must reflect a thorough understanding of the Mwananchi Communications Limited style of journalism as defined in the editorial policy guidelines and objectives, the house style and the journalistic code of ethical journalism.      
Briefs News Editor/Regiona1 Coordinator on stories gathered and write the selected ones within set deadlines.
Follows news leads and maintains close contacts with Dews sources.
Continually builds his/her contacts list and demonstrates its value with consistent exclusive reports or information.
Responds promptly to news breaks.
Closely co-operates with photographers from whom he/she orders pictures on the issues he/she covers.
Coordinates news gathering in the region (aU districts).
Prepare daily news coverage docket and forward it to the News' Editor/ Regional Coordinator every day

Qualifications and Experience:

Basic University Degree
Diploma in Journalism
1 to 3 years journalistic working experience


NB: Applicants Must Be Residents Of Above Areas

Remuneration:

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.


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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Remuneration:

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.