Job Details
Posting Date
27/10/2021 Expiry Date 10/11/2021 Job Reference Number: 1741-2021-10-27T09:06:56
Editor ( Temporary Contract )
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Media Center
Job Purpose

To plan, coordinate, and revise material for publication used on various media platforms managed by the Media Center such as magazines, brochures, social media advertisements, etc. as well as ensure the accuracy and quality of the written materials.

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Develop ideas for media content, as well as modify and rewrite written material, correct spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors.
  2. Help set publication standards and establish goals and expectations.
  3. Brainstorm new stories, series, concepts, themes, and formats. As well as suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience's preferences.
  4. Review and evaluate written articles submitted by student, faculty and staff members.
  5. Edit written material for accuracy, style and readability, as well as recommend changes where necessary.
  6. Verify facts cited in written material before publication to ensure accuracy and integrity.
  7. Write articles and work in conjunction with other writers, assigns stories, and prepares news and general feature articles for publication.
  8. Ensure publication and production of a variety of materials from on-campus services and activities.
  9. Develop and maintain new outlets for publication(s), such as updating, revising or creating mailing lists in order to reach a wider audience.
  10. Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations that make up a story or content for the Media Center and University's publications.
  11. Proofread and review content before submitting publications to the authorized print house or publisher to ensure accuracy and eliminate errors.

     

Job Specific Accountabilities --
Required Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to prepare professional documents, in both Arabic and English.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise multiple tasks, and produce reports under strict guidelines.
  • Ability to edit and write a wide range of materials for a diverse target audience.
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to give constructive feedback.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Conceptual creative abilities.
  • Flexibility and ability to function effectively as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in MS office applications.


Preferred Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum of bachelor's in Journalism, Media, Mass Communication, or any related discipline.
  • 2-4 years of UAE experience in similar role preferably in higher education institutions.
  • Priority is to UAE Nationals.


Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

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Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality
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