professional journalist to work part-time as editor.
The editor, on a part-time basis, will be responsible for
commissioning, editing and at times writing stories. The editor will
finalise stories produced by the journalists participating in the
project, before their distribution in the IPS world service and into
specific websites, as well as being ready for translation.
The part-time editor –to be located in the IPS Africa regional office
in Johannesburg will be responsible for fulfilling the target of
eight in-depth analyses and features per month, from Southern Africa,
Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Angola, DR Congo,
South Africa, Mauritius, Botswana, and Tanzania. The articles will
focus on vital development issues expressed as the eight MDGs and
other poverty reduction strategies, giving explicit emphasis to the
relevance, mobilisation towards and attainment of the goals, and to
whether promises are being kept.
The part-time editor will work in close cooperation with the Regional
Director of IPS Africa in her capacity as the project manager, and
under the journalistic supervision of the Regional Editor, Jackie
Hobbs. The part-time editor will be part of the editorial regional
team headed by the Regional Editor.
Deadline for applications is 15th August, 2006. Please email to: Farai
Samhungu firstname.lastname@example.org, Miren Gutierrez