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Job Vacancy For Associate Editor At Business World Magazine

Posted on: January 21st, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Business World Magazine,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Feb-2014};

Business World magazine is Ghana’s Leading Business magazine and two Time winner of the Gold Award for Business Journalism “Magazine of the year 2012 and 2013”.

We are looking for an Associate Editor to join us in growing our print and online platform.

We’re looking for the sort of journalist/writer who is just as enthusiastic about print media as he is of online media and has a good sense of business personalities and trends in Ghana.

Our Associate Editor will also oversee all content across digital platforms, including web, mobile and tablet. The position requires an energetic hands-on person with an eye for accuracy and meeting people.

He or she will be a team player, have a rucksack of great ideas and the ability to make them happen. He or she will be organized, driven and not just willing but eager to try new things and experiment with telling stories in different and unique ways.


•   Overseeing the layout, appearance and content of feature articles;
•   Generating ideas for features
•   Commissioning articles from freelance
•   Managing  freelance feature writers;
•   Editing and re-writing articles,
•   Overseeing artwork, design and photography for the features section of the magazine;
•   Attending photo shoots;
•   Understanding and complying with media law and industry ethical guidelines;
•   Selecting feature articles for each issue;
•   Sending out briefs to writers, which can include word count, deadline, fee and writing style;
•   Proofreading all pages before going to press;
•   Raising the profile of the magazine;
•   Networking with others at industry events;
•   Assisting other staff to meet their deadlines.
•   Manage daily news for
•   Plan, direct and edit content for the monthly newsletters,
•   Manage the community aspects of the website, including bloggers, commenters and social media participants Work with the executive and managing editors to develop appropriate strategies for the newsroom.
•   Maintain production responsibility for user-generated content on the site.

Qualification Required and Experience

•   This person should also possess the ability to see the big picture and strategize on overall direction of content for Business World Magazine. He or she will have strong news judgment and a natural ability to use digital and/or web-based tools to take articles, data and more and enhance them and package them into must-view content.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Email cvs to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 21 February, 2014

Job Vacancy For Editors (The National Apprenticeship Program) At Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Posted on: March 25th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA),Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,30 Apr-2013};

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to creating, evaluating, and replicating innovative solutions to poverty and policy problems worldwide.  IPA specializes in using randomized impact evaluation to assess the effectiveness of development programs.

Job Summary

About NAP
The National Apprenticeship Program (NAP) is being implemented by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) to promote youth skills acquisition and employment. NAP is primarily targeted at young people who left school before reaching SHS. It matches young people with a Master Trainer in 1 of 6 vocations (garments, cosmetology, ICT, blocklaying/masonry, welding and carpentry), pays their apprenticeship fee, and gives them some tools and materials to begin their training.

The program aims to endow young people with skills that they would otherwise not have been able to acquire, increasing their future opportunities in the labor market and improving their quality of life. As part of the evaluation of the National Apprenticeship Program, a baseline survey has already been conducted with the apprentices, and one for the Master Trainers is about to commence.

The main aims of the survey are:

•  To provide a baseline that will enable the COTVET and IPA to evaluate the impact of NAP.
•  To explore the factors which influence the performance of apprentices based on the trainers that they are matched with.

IPA is seeking applications from qualified and committed applicants to work as SURVEYORS in its upcoming Master Trainer survey.  Employment will be short-term and paid at a daily rate.  All short-term staff will receive reimbursements for food, transportation, and accommodation costs incurred during the surveying period.  Applicants must be available in April and May 2013.

Job Description
Editors will work in 2 or more Regions, and in each Region will work in 2-5 Districts.  Data collection teams will comprise a Team Leader, an Editor, and 7-10 Surveyors.
Editors will:

•  Check every survey that has been completed by the surveyors to ensure that all sections have been completed accurately and that the information is captured in a clear, coherent, legible manner;
•  Resolve mistakes, omissions, poor handwriting, inconsistencies and incoherencies in the survey data, following up with surveyors where necessary;
•  Assist the Team Leader to track survey respondents and completed surveys for submission to the data entry team.

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification:

•  Educated to HND, Bachelor’s or Master’s level;
•  Previous experience in conducting field interviews and/or editing surveys;
•  Willing to spend significant amounts of time in the field and travelling between Regions and Districts;
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
•  Quick learner, flexible, self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, team player;
•  Good organizational skills;
•  Ability to remain focused and  attentive to detail for several hours;
•  Polite, friendly, and respectful to respondents and colleagues;
•  Fluency in any of the following combinations of languages
1)  English and Ga
2)  English and Twi
3)  English and Fanti
4)  English and Ewe
5)  English, Ga and Twi
6)  English, Fanti and Twi
7)  English, Ewe and Twi
•  Able to commit to a minimum of 2 months.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants must email their CV and cover letter to

[email protected] copying [email protected]

•  In the body of the email, the following information must be provided:
1)  Regional location of applicant
2)  Languages spoken fluently by applicant
3)  Highest level of education
•  The CV should include a contact phone number.
•  The cover letter should be no longer than 1 page and highlight how you meet the requirements in the person specification outlined above.
•  Applicants who do not submit a cover letters will not be shortlisted.
•  The subject line for all emailed applications must read:  NAP – MCP Survey.

All documents should be attached to this email and saved using the following format:

•  Lastname_Firstname_CV
•  Lastname_Firstname_Coverletter
•  The documents may be submitted in MS Word or PDF format.
•  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Closing Date: 01 April 2013

•  Successful completion of this assignment will lead to inclusion in IPA’s Surveyor’s Database, potentially leading to other surveying projects in the future.
•  IPA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of Ghanaian society.
•  Women are particularly encouraged to apply.