New Habari(2006) Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mtanzania, The African, Rai, Bingwa and Dimba is seeking an experienced for and highly motivated individuals to fill the positions of Business Editor. Position description _ The Business and Economics Unit is at the heart of New Habari (2006) Limited. The business Editor will be managing the Business and economics desk,responsible for developing overall business content strategy, producing business and economic articles that are informative and newsworthy in line with business objectives across company publications, and ensuring the content delivers the publications message and objectives.
The Ideal Candidate
The successful candidate needs to have a deep knowledge of business and economics and a thorough understanding of key institutions and companies and the people who lead them.
Main Responsibilities: Research, gather analyze and develop reports, features, cover and edit news and events in a broad range of business subjects, including, technology, banking, construction and development and all things in various sectors. Deliver exclusive stories as wel as providing commentary and ana on the issues facing business. Follows news leads and maintains close contacts with news sources. Continually builds his/her contacts list and demonstrates its value with consistent exclusive reports or information. Work in an integrated way with the desk and liaise with business managers to make all planned supplements successful. Working closely with writers on story development and suggesting changes to enhance articles' readability, conciseness and style Helping writers research topics and coach the reporters to locate and contact sources throughout the development of articles Collaborate with the news desk on visual and graphic components of stories Having in-depth understanding of the global and Tanzania's economy policy and situations Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences and provide feedback and information on market trends. Exhibit strong news judgment
Qualifications and Experience: Academic: Basic University Degree in Journalism or Business Administration Professional: Diploma in Journalism or Business Administration Experience: 2 - 3 years journalistic working experience.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing a detailed CV and copies of professional certificates, and a day time telephone contact by May 20, 2016 to: Human Resources Manager, New Habari( 2006} Ltd, P. 0. BOX 78235. Dar es Salaam.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.