Ghana's biggest digital entertainment and news platform YEN.com.gh is looking for a Senior Entertainment Editor with managing experience.
WHAT TO DO:
Write 6 articles a day (a mix of original, exclusive, and re-written / aggregated news).
Write special format articles.
Source multimedia to accompany your article.
Publish articles on the CMS.
Post articles on Facebook.
Ensure timely processing and publishing of news
Ensure that your materials meet YEN’s editorial standards, in-house style guide, and the rules (policies) of platforms (Facebook, Google, others).
Help the head of the desk to manage the team as a deputy.
Passion for entertainment and celebrity news reporting.
Understanding of Ghanaian pop culture and celebrity lifestyle.
Sense of responsibility.
Goal-oriented - Can work with deadlines.
A qualification in journalism and previous writing experience (at least 2-3 years);
Experience in the digital/social media field would be an advantage;
Expertise in local & global entertainment and celebrity news affairs;
Contacts within the entertainment industry (it's a must);
Independence and dedication, as this position requires both remote and office work;
Good communication skills;
Perfect command of the English language (you will have to take several tests to prove it).
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.
Free access to advanced media tools such as Grammarly, CT, Getty, etc.
Free workshops and training sessions, opportunity to learn from the biggest global players in IT and media worldwide.
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 the most visited and trusted news websites in their countries.