Africa News Channel

Editor and International Relation Director – Africa News Channel -English Service

Job by ARMA Multi Media and Art PLC in African News Channel

 (Job Id: Media 0009 |

Category: Media and Journalism

Location: Bahir Dar & Addis Ababa 

Career Level: High Level ( 5 + years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

OBJECTIVE OF THE JOB: To write & Edit news stories, articles and Organizing international relation & events. 

JOB RELATIONSHIP 
Reporting to:    Senior Editor
Coordination with: reporters, Producers, Assistant Producers, Broadcast media, print media, research journal, events

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Production
To produce a news article, programme, maintaining high creative and professional standard. Able to write engaging scripts,  commission high impact content, as well as do own interviews and reports.

Makes a media relation and generate money for the media company  

Administration

  • Understand simple budgeting and keep track of expenditure
  • Pass on all necessary documents relating to media output to relevant staff in Africa news channel and to partner stations

Job Requirement

EDUCATION
B.A . and five years relevant experience, or Diploma and four years relevant experience

COMPETENCIES
SPECIFIC:

  • Ability to spot a good story and identify people who will make interesting interviews
  • Ability to communicate with accuracy and clarity 
  • Good broadcasting voice 
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Amharic 
  • Functional written and spoken English. 
  • Good keyboard/computer skills 

GENERAL:

Creative Thinking – able to come up with creative ideas and turn them into compelling and high impact media.  Respectful and collaborative approach to creative ideas of colleagues.

  • Keen interest in African issue and their quality of life, particularly with respect to politics
  • Appreciation of power of investigation,voice of minority and democracy in people’s lives

Team work – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people, as opposed to working separately or competitively.

Resilience – can manage emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation and energy.

Planning and organisation – able to think ahead in order to establish efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.  Ability to proritise, taking into account all the relevant issues and factors, such as deadlines, staffing and resources.

Flexibility – able to adapt and work effectively in a variety of situations, individuals or groups.  Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements.

Time and Stress Management – good time management and ability to prioritize a heavy workload under pressure.  

Self-development – able to identify and apply opportunities for learning and development.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

  • May need to travel frequently (up to 50% in country travel).
  • May need to work extra hours.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

African news channel is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume by using Africaunionmedia@gmail.com

Deadline: Ten Working days from the date of posting (September 05, 2019)

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

“Women Applicants are Highly Encouraged to Apply”