Senior Editor Jobs The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation

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Senior Editor Jobs at The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation

Job Group:9

In charge of Quality Assurance

Reports to:Manager, Publishing, Research & Development

Supervises:Editor I (Quality Assurance)

Senior Editor Job Key Responsibilities

  • Assesses manuscripts for content and relevance to established lists.
  • Copy-edits manuscripts and other projects as assigned.
  • Ensures the printers adhere to production technical specifications for all JKF jobs
  • Ensures quality tests are conducted on the printed books as per quality standard procedure guidelines provided by KICD
  • Coordinates book production matters in line with the house-style and KICD requirements
  • In liaison with subject section heads, plans and supervises peer review.
  • Undertakes book registration and legal deposit in accordance with the law.
  • Ensures reprints are updated where necessary.
  • Coordinates and proofreads service jobs.
  • Coordinates issues to do with publishing rights.
  • Oversees preparation of tender bids.
  • Prepares regular section reports.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the GM-Publishing, Research & Development.

Qualifications for the Senior Editor Job

  • Degree in Information Sciences/Publishing or related field.
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication will be an added advantage
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Leadership training from a reputable institution.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, inter-personal relations, team building, leadership and organizational skills.
  • At least 4 years’ experience as Editor I in charge of Quality Assurance or its equivalent.

 

How to Apply

Visit: http://www.jkf.co.ke/careers.html to apply for the position.

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