Chief Editor (English Newspaper)( SOUTH SUDAN) -OUTRIVAL HR SOLUTIONS

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Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the role of Chief Editor for our English-language newspaper. As Chief Editor, you will be responsible for overseeing all editorial aspects of the newspaper, ensuring high-quality content, and upholding journalistic standards.
The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of current events, exceptional editing skills, strong leadership abilities, and a passion for journalism.

Responsibilities:

Editorial Oversight:
 Lead the editorial team in planning and executing the newspaper’s content strategy.
 Ensure that all content adheres to the highest standards of accuracy, integrity, and ethics.
 Review and edit articles, opinion pieces, editorials, and other content for clarity, coherence, and quality.

Newsroom Management:
 Manage and mentor a team of editors, reporters, and freelancers.
 Coordinate with reporters to generate story ideas, assign coverage, and provide guidance on investigative reporting.
 Oversee the newsroom’s day-to-day operations, including deadlines, production schedules, and staffing.

Content Development:
 Drive the development of compelling and engaging content across various topics, including politics, business, culture, and international affairs.

 Stay informed about current events and trends to identify emerging stories and angles.
 Work closely with writers to develop their skills and foster a culture of continuous improvement.

Collaboration:
 Collaborate with other departments, including design, production, and marketing, to ensure cohesive and impactful newspaper editions.
 Liaise with senior management to communicate editorial strategies, performance metrics, and future initiatives.

Audience Engagement:
 Monitor reader feedback and analytics to understand audience preferences and optimize content accordingly.
 Develop strategies to grow and retain readership through innovative storytelling techniques and distribution channels.

Requirements:
 Bachelors degree in journalism, communications, or a related field. Masters degree preferred.
 Proven experience in a senior editorial role, preferably in a newspaper environment.
 Strong editing skills and attention to detail, with a track record of maintaining high editorial standards.
 Excellent leadership and management abilities, with the capacity to inspire and motivate a diverse team.
 Deep understanding of journalistic ethics, media law, and industry best practices.
 Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
 Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
 Familiarity with digital publishing platforms and multimedia storytelling techniques is a plus.

If you are passionate about journalism, possess the necessary skills and experience, and are committed to upholding the integrity of the press, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping our newspaper’s future and positively impacting our
readers and communities.

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