JOB TITLE: Assistant News Editor
LOCATION: Gleaner Jamaica Limited, Kingston
DESCRIPTION: Radio; Responsible for assisting the News Editor in shaping and planning the coverage of all news and features and in monitoring the assignments and performance of reporters of the Radio Unit; Responsible for developing a plan for the coverage of news and features outside of the Corporate Area of Kingston and St. Andrew.
QUALIFICATIONS: At least a B.A. in Media & Communications or related discipline; 3 years experience in the field of journalism; Proficiency in Microsoft Word; Excellent interpersonal relations and proven supervisory skills; Customer service and results driven; Be well organized with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks; Be able to work on own initiative and operate efficiently under pressure to meet deadlines; Possess excellent written/oral communication skills; Be able to motivate staff and maintain harmonious working relations; Be willing to work on weekends and public holidays as required
CONTACT INFORMATION: Email: [email protected]; Subject line should read: Asst. News Editor (Radio)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 5, 2014