• Special Correspondent (Investigative Desk)

    Job Location: Accra

    Job Description

    We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and results-oriented journalist with good team-playing and excellent editorial skills to fill the position of Special Correspondent (Investigative Desk).

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

    • Thoroughly research and investigate news stories for publication
    • Select stories to follow either with a general flavor or from an area of specialization when not assigned by the news Editor
    • Collect information necessary to compile the story/stories, for example by going out into 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

    Qualifications and Requirements

    • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal 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

     

    Job Qualification

    • 1st Degree in Communication Studies/Journalism or related field with 6 years working experience on newspaper/online journalism

    OR

    • Diploma in Journalism from a reputable institution with 8 years working experience on newspaper/ online journalism
    • Member of Ghana Journalists Association

     

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

    Director, HR & Administration

    Graphic Communications Group Ltd

    P.O. BOX GP 742

    ACCRA

     

    Alternatively, you may email your application to the HR Operations Manager at:

    Kathryn.parry@graphic.com.gh

     

    Closing date for submission of applications: October 28, 2016.

    Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

     

Summary

Company

Graphic Communications Group Ltd

Region

Greater Accra

Job Category

Media

Job Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor's

Years of Experience

4 - 6

Salary (Range)

GH₵ Unspecified

Application Deadline

Oct 28, 2016

Contact

Jobmarket