Job Vacancy For Reporter, Daily Graphic



We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and results oriented journalist with good team-playing and excellent editorial skills to fill the following position: Reporter, Daily Graphic

Collect, write and prepare a variety of stories for inclusion in the newspaper and Graphic Online both in general areas and areas of specialization.

Key Accountabilities

• Select stories to follow either with a general flavour or from an area of specialization when not assigned by the Editor
• Collect information necessary to compile the story / stories, for example by going out to the field and conducting interviews or doing desk-based / web-based research
• Compile stories ready for submitting - Edit prior to submitting and proofreading when required
• Work in groups on special stories / investigations when required, with one writer taking a lead as necessary
• Contribute suggestions to the development of the website
• Contribute marketing ideas to position the newspaper brands and website as preferred products to our customers.

Qualification Required & Experience

• 1st Degree in Communication/Journalist Studies or related field with 2 years working experience on Newspaper/Online Journalism

OR

• Diploma in journalism from a reputable institution with 4 years working experience on Newspaper/Online Journalism
• Member of Ghana Journalists Association

Skills/Competencies

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Good report writing skills
• Analytical with an eye for detail
• Ability to work to strict deadlines and for long periods
• Flexible attitude to working arrangements
• Strong computer literacy skills, including page planning
• Research methodology skills desired but not essential

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you wish to apply, please send a detailed CV together with a covering letter and contact telephone number to:

The Ag. Director, HR & Administration
Graphic Communications Group Ltd.
P.O.Box GP 742
Accra

Alternatively, you may email your application to the Human Resource Operations Manager at:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 04 June, 2018
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