JOB TITLE: Journalist/Reporter
REPORTS TO: CEO
LOCATION: Accra, Ghana
A reputable magazine company which has branches across Africa is seeking a Journalist. The Journalist will work together with the core editorial board and is responsible for ensuring that all stories meet standards and journalistic integrity. The ideal candidate must have exceptional interviewing skills.
Generate story ideas, conduct research, gather and verify information, and present and produce stories in a manner that is clear, relevant, unbiased and meaningful to readers
Conduct interviews, analyse and interpret news and write features
Ensure that all stories meet standards of journalistic integrity
Publicity and advertising planning among others
Represent the magazine at related events
A minimum of a first degree or certificate in journalism or related field
Minimum of five years of editorial experience in print media
Must have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Excellent interpersonal and oral or written communication skills
Exceptional interviewing skills
Journalism background preferred
Applicant should be comfortable working in and out of the office, and comfortable with face to face contact with high profile personalities
Ability to work independently
Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject 'Journalist'. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above.
All applicants should have either Ghanaian citizenship or be otherwise eligible to live and work in Ghana.