Job posts at Duty Free Retail / FMCG for Junior Copy Writer / Editor (Africa) in Nairobi, Kenya 2013

Our Client:  A leader in FMCG / Liquor Industry; owning and operating duty free travel retail shops at airports and seaports worldwide, as well as involving in brand development, marketing, and sales.
The company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operating through a network of offices and warehouses in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Industry: Duty Free Retail / FMCG

Job Title: Junior Copy Writer / Editor – Africa

Type of Hire: Local

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Gross Salary: KES 75,000 – KES 85,000

Job Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming visual and copy ideas with other members of the in-house creative team and availing all relevant copy for all advertising projects
  • Creating content for all relevant digital publishing
  • Write articles for magazines, press releases, scripts & projects/profiles
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication’s style, editorial policy and publishing requirements
  • Read, evaluate and edit articles or other material submitted for publication and confer with the authors, where applicable, regarding changes in content
  • Allocate print space for story text, photos and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance using knowledge of layout principles
Mandatory Requirements: 3 years in a publishing firm

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Journalism, Communication or its equivalent
  • Public Relations Experience an added advantage
  • Be highly creative and imaginative
  • Have excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
  • A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail
  • Ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Work well in a team
How to Apply:

Please apply if you meet the ‘Mandatory Requirements’.

Send your CV  (in PDF format) titled with your name, to no later than 14th September 2013.
The subject line of the application should read, “Junior Copy Writer.”
Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application.

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