Vacancies at CAJ News

Africa's fasted growing news agency, the Centre for African Journalists (CAJ News) has four vacancies for journalists at their Johannesburg Head Office and in Harare.
CAJ News is looking for four highly qualified and competitive journalists to fill the following positions: Africa Editor, News Edi

tor, Chief Reporter and Personal Assistant (PA) to the Editor.
Applicants must have at least eight-to-10 years experience in Journalism. The positions require strong writing skills and diverse knowledge of all countries in the SADC region.

AFRICA EDITOR – must have worked as a news editor for not less than three years with some good writing and administrative skills.
The Africa editor shall be responsible for the African copy to the editor. He/she should act on behalf of the editor when off duty.

NEWS EDITOR – must have eight years journalism experience. The aspiring candidate must have worked as a news editor for one year to five or held senior position in journalism with some good writing and administrative skills.
The News editor shall be responsible for news production at the Johannesburg head office. The news editor will meet or liaise with CAJ News correspondents throughout South Africa and discuss the news diary with the editor as well as news selectors.

CHIEF REPORTER – must have worked as a senior journalist for a reputable news organisation for at least five years with traceable journalism background.
The incumbent must possess a degree, diploma or equivalent in journalism.
The successful candidate will be responsible for writing feature stories, good analytic stories in business, environment, HIV/AIDS, poverty and refugees issues.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT – must have good administrative skills, good English language command and public relations experience.
Will be required to co-ordinate meetings for the editor with SADC presidents, diplomatic missions, corporate executives, political parties, NGOs and various corporate bodies.

REMUNERATION: CAJ News offers highly competitive packages for all positions. All applications must reach the Editor by 31 August 2006. Candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and samples of their written work to:
CAJ News
P.O.Box 30880
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 403 7333, +27 11 403 7622
Cell: +27 76 862 2569
Or email application letters to: [email protected] or [email protected]
If you have not been contacted within five days after the closing date of this advertisement, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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