Ghana's biggest digital entertainment and news platform Yen.com.gh is looking for a Current affairs editor.
WHAT TO DO:
Covering working shifts from Wednesday till Sunday.
Ensuring timely processing and publishing of news material that meets YEN's editorial standards, in-house style guide, and the rules (policies) of platforms (Facebook, Google, others).
Verifying facts and accuracy of all news reports before they are published.
Rewriting and editing copy to ensure it is readable and appeals to the target audience.
Producing authentic content free of plagiarism.
Ensuring articles have catchy headlines and appropriate visual elements, photos.
Passion for political and general news reporting.
Understanding of the Ghanaian political landscape.
Sense of responsibility.
Goal-oriented - Can work with deadlines.
University degree in journalism/media studies or related field.
1-2 years experience in politics reporting online or working in a similar capacity.
Perfect command of the English language (you will have to take several tests to prove it).
Expertise in local & global politics and current affairs.
Experience in the digital/social media field.
A good laptop/PC (at least Intel 3).
Good, stable and reliable internet connection (uncapped, with a line speed of at least 4MBps). Cellphone data is not acceptable.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Comfortable working environment and super-friendly team.
Opportunity to learn from the biggest global players in IT and media worldwide.
Yen.com.gh is one of the biggest news and entertainment websites in Ghana. Yen.com.gh is a partner of Genesis Media Emerging Markets (GMEM) company, a media holding operating in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana. Other GMEM projects like Legit.ng, TUKO.co.ke, Briefly.co.za, and Sportsbrief.com also made the list of most visited and trusted news websites in their countries.