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Editor, Daily Graphic

Accra, Ghana
negotiable Expires in 3 weeks


Role (Purpose of Position)

  • Produce the Daily Graphic newspaper and its website in furtherance of the GCGL’s corporate goals and objectives within the framework of the company strategy, budget, policies and code of ethics

Responsibilities (Key Accountabilities)

  • Take Editorial decisions for the paper and its website in terms of its news content to ensure increase in sales.
  • Manage the evaluation of the paper and its transition into a digitally focused newsroom while maintaining its print credentials
  • Ensure that the character of the paper and its website is in conformity with the agreed purpose of the paper and house style of the company
  • Ensure that all pages are read, edited and proofread for the paper and its website to be devoid of any grammatical and typesetting errors and thereby uphold the high image of the paper
  • Ensure that staff are appropriately assigned to understake editorial duties and gather news stories to enable the publication of the paper and on its website
  • Ensure the training and development, professionalism and motivation of the staff of the Daily Graphic
  • Write editorials and blogs to reflect the opinion of the paper
  • Source abd co-ordinate the activities and contributions from external contributors to the newspaper for the purpose of sustaining the columns and features that give a unique character to the paper
  • Set and monitor performance targets of staff
  • Prepare monthly reports, mid-year reviews and annual budget
  • Develop ideas for events to boost the image of the paper and the company, and implement them accordingly
  • Champion content marketing efforts to provide revenue for the company
  • Operate a social media handle to be able to seek feedback from readers/audience

Qualification Required & Experience

  • First Degree with a minimum of 10 years working experience, 5 of which must have been in a News management position

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