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Job Description

Location: Remote.
Term: Full time, 1-year commitment, Renewable
Reports to: Chief Editor

Job Description
• Analyzes news and writes column or commentary, based on personal knowledge and experience with subject matter for publication.
• Gathers information and develops subject perspective through research, interview, experience, and attendance at functions, business meeting, news and press conference meetings, sports events, and social activities.
• Analyzes and interprets information to formulate and outline story idea.
• Selects material most pertinent to presentation, organizes material into acceptable media form and format, and writes column or commentary.
• May be required to develop material to fit media time or space requirements.
• May be designated according to medium worked in as Columnist.
• May specialize in particular field, such as sports, fashion, society, or politics.
• May analyze topics chosen by publication or broadcast facility editorial board.
• May enter information into computer to prepare commentaries.

Responsibilities

Degree Level:
Bachelor’s degree

Experience:
One years’ experience as a columnist, or equivalent education and experience

Key Skills:
• Familiarity with AP style,
• Thorough understanding of the English language
• Willingness to adapt and change writing style
• Ability to communicate effectively with others
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Creative writing and thinking

Tech skills:
MS word, Excel and power point

Certifications and/or Licences

Not required

Benefits

You will gain experience on the job

Job Details

Date Posted:

4 February 2021

Employment Type:

Full-time contract

Job Function:

Administration / Office

Required Education:

Bachelor or equivalent

Required Languages:

English

Work Experience:

1 year

Industry:

Education

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