Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Fact Checker and Data Analyst at Mwananchi Communications Limited in Tanzania

Job Title: Fact Checker and Data Analyst

Employer: Mwananchi Communications Limited

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 9th May 2014

Duties & Responsibilities:

Verifies facts and data developed in investigative and data based stories for Mwananchi Communications (MCL) newspapers.
Analyses, evaluates facts and figures/numbers provided in the stories to bring clear and accurate meaning of the content.
Checks, analyses facts and data; quality of content, accuracy and ensure that they meet the journalistic code of ethics, editorial objectives and house style.
Receives and pass the stories to the Investigation editors for checking and processing for editing.
Liaises with Investigation Editors to ensure proper usage of content.
• Achieves targets:

Deadlines control - Zero tolerance

• Customer service: 24 hour turnaround for resolution of complaints

Qualifications and Experience:

Academic: Basic University Degree in Statistics, Economics, or Sociology
Professional: Post-graduate Diploma, or Diploma in Journalism Experience: At least one year working experience.

How to Apply:

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.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.