Vacancy at Independent News & Media Plc

Independent News & Media Plc, the publisher and distributor of Ethiopia’s largest English weekly, Fortune, invites applications for the following positions. With a strong legacy spanning 24 years in print media, we are dedicated to furnishing our readers with accurate, contextualized, and professionally analyzed content. Our digital presence is robust across major platforms, and we are seeking dynamic individuals to join our team.

Position 1: Digital Editor

We are looking for a Digital Editor with proven experience in social media management or a similar role. The ideal candidate should demonstrate proficiency in content creation tools, possess knowledge of social media trends, and exhibit excellent written and verbal English skills. The role requires multitasking abilities, attention to detail, and a creative flair for storytelling. Responsibilities include creating compelling multimedia content, managing digital platforms, utilizing analytics tools for optimization, and collaborating with editorial and marketing teams.

Position 2: Reporter

We seek individuals with a strong passion for journalism, adeptness in English language, and a knack for investigative reporting and feature writing. Candidates should thrive in high-pressure environments, possess strong communication skills, and demonstrate attention to detail and critical thinking. Responsibilities include producing original news stories, adhering to deadlines, and maintaining effective communication with editors.

Position 3: Opinion Editor

Candidates for this role should hold a Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields such as Journalism, Communications, or English Literature, and demonstrate success in deadline-driven environments. The ideal candidate will possess fluent writing and editing skills, along with a deep understanding of digital content consumption trends. Responsibilities include producing opinion articles, editing submissions, recruiting contributing writers, and ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards.

Position 4: Human Resource Manager

We are seeking an experienced HR professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related fields. The ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proficiency in HRIS and Microsoft Office Suite, and a strong understanding of HR policies and procedures. Responsibilities include managing employee relations, overseeing recruitment processes, implementing onboarding programs, and staying updated on employment laws and regulations.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates meeting the criteria are invited to apply through the Fortune Career Website or submit applications in person at Independent News & Media Plc. Tegene Bldg, 7th Floor (Beqlo Bet area Sierra Leone St. next to former Global Hotel

Closing Date: June 13, 2024

For additional information, contact the HR department at 011-416-3020.

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