VACANCY: Star FM Digital Journalist

Star FM is looking for an experienced, passionate and creative Digital Journalist to join our team. As a Digital Journalist you will be responsible for developing and implementing our social media strategy in order to increase our online presence and improve our engagement with our audiences.

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder are:

  • Develop, implement and manage our social media strategy
  • Define most important social media KPIs
  • Manage and oversee social media content
  • Measure the success of every social media campaign
  • Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Use social media marketing tools such as Buffer
  • Update Star FM website and sister organizations
  • Work with copywriters and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Collaborate with other teams
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network
  • Provide constructive feedback
  • Adhere to Star FM rules and regulations
  • Perform any other duties as and when assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum of years of experience as a digital journalist or similar role
  • Experience as social media strategist using social media for brand awareness and impressions
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics
  • Experience with doing audience and buyer persona research
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs
  • Familiarity with web design and publishing
  • Nose for news and current affairs
  • Excellent multitasking skills
  • Great leadership skills
  • Knowledge of news aggregation best practices
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Graphic design experience added advantage
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent command of English and Somali languages

If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, application letter to the email address info@starfm.co.ke by 4.00 PM on Friday, 27 September 2019 clearly indicating on the subject Digital Journalist.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Star FM is an equal opportunity employer

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