Senior Journalist Social Media Lead Vacancy at BBC World Service Tanzania

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Senior Journalist Social Media Lead – Dar Es Salaam

Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.

We’re looking for people who are full of ideas and have a real passion for news. We want people who have enthusiasm for all things digital and storytelling.

We are now looking for a Senior Journalist in charge of Social Media platforms to be based in Dar es Salaam , Tanzania, to join our Swahili Service team on a continuous contract.

Role Responsibility

  • The Senior Journalist, in charge of Social Media platforms will be editorially in charge of managing Swahili social media sites, with the support of the Line Manager.
  • Will have a high standard of editorial judgment, writing ability and digital and Social Media productions skills based on substantial broadcast journalism experience.
  • Will have experience working with Social media, analytical tools and other digital tools.
  • Will be responsible for a team of digital journalists working for the service
  • Responsible for originating and producing stories which may include scripting, editing, outputting, filming and presenting content across a range of BBC output.
  • Will commission and select relevant materials ensuring they meet expectations of our audiences and adhere to the BBC’s editorial guidelines.

Are you the right candidate?

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working across various Social Media platforms and online.
  • Experience as a Digital Journalistic and especially on social media platforms is essential
  • Experience of digital newsgathering and original journalism is desirable with good understanding of regional stories
  • The successful candidate will have a full command of Swahili (written and spoken) and broadcast-standard English
  • Experience in working with social media and other digital tools.
  • You will have a knowledge of and aptitude for using multimedia technology and be able to demonstrate balanced and impartial judgement.
  • As a Senior Journalist in charge of Social you will be able to demonstrable interest in new media which will include knowledge of how to maximise a story for digital, reporting experience and proven skills in generating original newsgathering.

Package Description

Contract: Permanent role – Full time. Local terms and conditions apply.

Location: Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in **Tanzania**

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