Standard Media Group Jobs, Over 15 Vacancies

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Standard Media Head of ICT Jobs 2017

 

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, Standard Digital
and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualifi ed, experienced and reputable team player to fi ll
the following position: Head of ICT Job

The incumbent will be able to develop and implement an effective Group ICT strategy that supports the corporate
strategy, maximizes service delivery and fully exploits technology.

Responsibilities for the Head of ICT Job

  • Provides ICT support for innovative business approaches and advises the executive committee on ICT related issues
  • Heads and coordinates ICT functions across the Group operations and provides strategic leadership and guidance on ICT matters including enforcing best practices in ICT standards
    Prepares and monitors the approved ICT budget
  • Leads and coordinates the Group ICT team in design, development, implementation, operation and support of an integrated ICT infrastructure
  • Provides managerial oversight over ICT projects and manages introduction and transition from legacy systems to the state of art enterprise resource planning, the internet, e-commerce and e-business systems environment and other internet related capabilities
  • Appraises staff, identifies their strengths and weakness and recommends appropriate training to develop and
    optimize individual talents.

Qualifications for the Head of ICT Job

  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Master’s Degree from a recognized university is an added advantage
  • At least 8 years’ Experience in a busy ERP environment Extensive knowledge of Sun systems
  • Professional certifications

Skills and Attributes for the Head of ICT Job

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research deal with guests at all levels
  • Possess excellent presentation and advanced analytical skills
  • Pay precise attention to detail and have a methodical approach to work possess strong problem-solving skills

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 13th February, 2017.

Standard Media News Anchor Jobs

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha,
Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualifi ed, experienced and
reputable team player to fi ll the following position: News Anchor. Reporting to the Managing Editor – T.V

Overall Purpose

This role is responsible for relaying the news gathered and produced by the entire newsroom to the public.

Responsibilities for the News Anchor Job

  • Presenting allocated TV bulletins, live events and breaking news
  • Ensuring appearance is as per house rules
  • Conducting well researched and high-impact interviews on television
  • Producing elements of the bulletin, book guests, prepping them and doing research for the
    interview
  • Packaging and delivering stories for the bulletin
  • Gather facts on breaking news/developing stories and fact check.
  • Re-purposing stories from wire services such as Reuters and AFP for television audiences.

Qualifications for the News Anchor Job

  • University degree in Mass Communication or a relevant fi eld from a recognized institution
  • Two (2) years relevant experience
  • Judgement or discretion required.
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Knowledge of routine(s).

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www. standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than Friday 3rd February, 2017.

This is on a one year contractual basis subject to review

Standard Media Digital Content Manager Jobs

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualifi ed, experienced and reputable team player to fill the

following position: Digital Content Manager Job

The incumbent will be able to provide editorial direction for digital platforms, managing content, building audiences
and spearheading product development ; set and enforce policies and procedures at Standard Digital; wholly
responsible for drawing up and managing the unit’s budget; drive the company’s editorial strategy for digital
platforms and responsible for all Standard Digital websites, Apps, social media and all other digital platforms.

Responsibilities for the Digital Content Manager Job

  • Driving innovation across all digital content segments in-line with strategy;
  • Editorial conception and management – defi ning a rolling annual editorial plan and coherent editorial lines;
  • Handling content strategy, planning and development by establishing a reader/viewer analysis and outreach plan, quarterly and annual, reporting to the management against this plan;
  • Planning respective editorial department schedules;
  • Driving and monitoring the movement of content;
  • Driving traffi c, social media presence using modern tools and techniques;
  • Use of appropriate analytic tools to monitor and report on traffi c;
  • Ensuring quality and appropriate quantity of content for viewing/publishing across all digital platforms;
  • Leading, directing and motivating staff which includes setting KPIs, coordinating, planning, disciplining and
    resolving job related issues; Develop talent and skill pool to sustain the business unit.
  • Budget preparing and managing the annual digital editorial budget
  • Overseeing the overall operations in digital editorial
  • Work with technical team to identify and deploy latest trends and best practice in digital technologies, respective features and appropriate content.

Qualifications for the Digital Content Manager Job

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism or mass Communication, or an equivalent from a recognised institution.
  • Relevant professional qualification from a recognised institution.
  • Membership in a relevant professional body
  • 7 years’ relevant experience, at least 3 of them in a supervisory role.

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www.standardmedia. co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 13th February, 2017

Standard Media Video Producer Jobs 2017

 

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, Standard
Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualified, experienced and reputable team
player to fill the following position: Video Producer Job, reporting to the Chief Video Editor

Overall Purpose of the Job

Responsible for assembling of raw camera footage into finished productions suitable for broadcasting or
viewing

Responsibilities for the Video Producer Job

  • Editing of raw video material ensuring logical audio and visual sequencing.
  • Maintaining audio/visual clarity of the edited clips.
  • Choosing balanced shots relevant to the message.
  • Completion of assigned tasks within allocated time.
  • Proper utilization of editing suites and video editing software and equipment.
  • Filling in daily editing reports.
  • Prompt training of new suites users on editing principles.

Qualifications for the Video Producer Job

  • Diploma in Mass communication, Media Studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualification in Film/Video Editing, TV Production
  • Two (2) years relevant experience

Skills and other Attributes

  • Judgement or discretion required
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Knowledge of routine(s)
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Proficiency in FCP, Avid and use editing equipment (Betacam, DV machines, Consoles, Mics)
  • Apt thinker

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www. standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than Friday, 3rd February 2017.

This is on a one year contractual basis subject to review.

Standard Media Copywriter Jobs in Kenya (2 Positions) 2017

 

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, Standard
Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualifi ed, experienced and reputable team
player to fill the following position: Copy Writer. Reporting to the News Editor

Purpose of the position

To write, re-purpose and package compelling news stories from various sources for KTN/KTN News audiences
on television.

Responsibilities for the Copywriter Jobs

  • Research and write high-impact news stories for television.
  • Re-purpose stories from wire services such as Reuters and AFP for television audiences.
  • Conduct phone interviews with reporters on location and news sources and develop news content from
    the same.
  • Generate news content from television interviews and LIVE events
  • Gather facts on breaking news/developing stories and fact check.
  • Create appropriate headlines and captions for TV stories, ensuring they refl ect the overriding message of
    the story.
  • To edit scripts under the supervision of Shift Editors and other news editors.

Qualifications for the Copywriter Job

  • University Degree in Journalism /Mass Communication or a related fi eld from a recognized institution
  • Two (2) years relevant experience.

Skills and other attributes

  • Judgement or discretion required.
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Knowledge of routine(s).

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www. standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than Friday 3rd February, 2017. This is on a one year contractual basis subject to review

Standard Media Sub-Editor Jobs 2017

 

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, Standard
Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualifi ed, experienced and reputable team
player to fill the following position: Sub-Editor Job, Reporting to the News Editor

Overall Purpose
This role is responsible for covering, researching and writing stories for publication.

Responsibilities for the Sub-Editor Job

  • Taking notes, carrying out interviews, checking out facts and submitting stories within set deadlines;
  • Researching and collecting background information required to make stories complete, topical,
    informative, credible and analytical
  • Writing and processing stories collected to ensure they are balanced, properly presented, free of error
    and in line with laid down editorial policy, house-style and journalist ethics;
  • Following news leads and maintaining close and effective contact with news sources;
  • Informing the Editor of work progress, problems encountered and areas where assistance and/or facilitation is needed to complete assignments within the agreed deadlines;
    Identifying areas of improvement/development in daily news reporting and making appropriate
    recommendations to the Editor;
  • Ensuring there are no cases of libel and defamation in stories filed so as to cushion the Group against
    risks of suits.

Qualifications for the Sub-Editor Job

  • University degree in Journalism or a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Two (2) years relevant experience.
  • Judgement or discretion required.
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Knowledge of routine(s).

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www. standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than Friday 3rd February, 2017. This is on a one year contractual basis subject to review

 

Standard Media Camera Operator Jobs 2017

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. The Group is looking for a qualifi ed, experienced and reputable team player to fi ll
the following position:

Reporting to Head of Camera

Overall Purpose of the job

To shoot informative and professional TV pictures that capture the mood and spirit of the event and assist reporters
in developing appropriate accompanying stories.

Responsibilities for the Camera Operator Job

  • Operate professional video cameras for news as well as documentary production
  • Transmit Live video images using Mobile News Gathering equipment such as Live U or Quicklink.
  • Advise producers and reporters on camera techniques and creative angles
  • To take detailed notes of the subjects covered
  • Describe circumstances under which clips were taken in order to guide the Editors in story selection and
    content
  • Submit fi lms to the Head of Camera Unit and concerned Editor within set deadlines
  • Able to work independently without reporter and/or producer on location
  • Able to edit sequences using Final Cut Pro or other editing systems and send via FTP or mail, using broadband
    network or via satellite broadcast
  • Able to travel widely, including overseas for news and documentary assignments as and when required
  • Take care of camera and other equipment assigned

Qualifications for the Camera Operator Job

  • Diploma in Mass communication, Media Studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Two (2) years relevant experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Judgement or discretion required
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Knowledge of routine(s)
  • Strong people skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Computer Literacy

How to Apply

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenge, visit our website www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than Friday 3rd February, 2017.

This is on a one year contractual basis subject to review.

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