May 7, 2019

Job Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, and interpersonal individual with experience and knowledge in web content management, writing, editing, and managing. The Head of Online will be responsible in developing, maintaining and sustaining TOLOnews’ online presence. In addition to writing, editing, and proofreading this person will work closely with the technical teams to maintain the sites standards. These tasks require a strong attention to detail and the ability to work under tight deadlines.


Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • All editing, writing, proofreading etc MUST be in AP style
  • Set editorial standards writing, proofreading, and editing hard and soft news as assigned
  • Ensure all editorial, production, and marketing content is of highest quality
  • Conduct weekly training with editors and sub-editors to improve quality of work
  • Monitor news sites and social media for article ideas and announcements
  • Create, develop, and manage content for TOLOnews’ web presence
  • Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web
  • Copyedit and proofread ALL WEB CONTENT (i.e. website, facebook, twitter, YouTube, and instagram)
  • Oversee freelancers, reporters, and translators to ensure content and promotion work are carefully coordinated
  • Work closely with staff to take advantage of joint content and marketing
  • Keeping content and format at the leading edge of the field


Qualifications Description:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, Communications or equivalent
  • 5+ years international work experience
  • Must have knowledge and background in AP style
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong editorial skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in performing duties
  • Familiarity with Dari/ Pashto languages will be preferable
  • Experience in managing creative and technical staff
  • Must have knowledge in Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and more

Closing Date: 31 May, 2019

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