Graphic Communications seeking for Multimedia Journalists to employ

BY: Graphic.com.gh

GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS GROUP

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISTS

We are looking for experienced, dynamic and results oriented multimedia journalists with good team-playing and excellent editorial skills to fill the following position in GCGL newsrooms in Accra, Ho, Bolgatanga and Tamale to 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 specialisation when not assigned by the 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 the 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.

Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Multimedia production 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1st Degree in Communication/Journalism 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

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

The Director, HR & Administration

Graphic Communications Group Ltd.

P.O. Box GP742

Accra

Alternatively, you may email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date for submission of applications: Monday November 15, 2021  

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.