Head of Online

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 814
Date Posted:May 7, 2019
Closing Date:May 31, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:English

About MOBY Group:

Founded: 2003

MOBY GROUP operates in South & Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Headquartered in Dubai, the group employs over 1,200 individuals across 16 businesses. MOBY has been widely recognized for its role in bringing news and entertainment to underserved populations. It serves over 300 million people through its activities in broadcasting, digital & online, production, strategic communications, publishing, music, sports and research.

MOBY’s local-language content in English, Farsi, Pashto, Hindi, Arabic and Amharic spans a range of genres including dramas, reality television, lifestyle and music shows, sports, news & current affairs and children’s programs.

For more information please visit our website http://www.mobygroup.com/" target="_blank">www.mobygroup.com

Job Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, and interpersonal individual with experience and knowledge in web content management, writing, editing, and managing. The Head of Online will be responsible in developing, maintaining and sustaining TOLOnews’ online presence. In addition to writing, editing, and proofreading this person will work closely with the technical teams to maintain the sites standards. These tasks require a strong attention to detail and the ability to work under tight deadlines.

Skills Required:

writing skillNewslettersWritten Communication

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

All editing, writing, proofreading etc MUST be in AP style

Set editorial standards writing, proofreading, and editing hard and soft news as assigned

Ensure all editorial, production, and marketing content is of highest quality

Conduct weekly training with editors and sub-editors to improve quality of work

Monitor news sites and social media for article ideas and announcements

Create, develop, and manage content for TOLOnews’ web presence

Maintain a consistent look and feel throughout all web

Copyedit and proofread ALL WEB CONTENT (i.e. website, facebook, twitter, YouTube, and instagram)

Oversee freelancers, reporters, and translators to ensure content and promotion work are carefully coordinated

Work closely with staff to take advantage of joint content and marketing

Keeping content and format at the leading edge of the field

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, Communications or equivalent

5+ years international work experience

Must have knowledge and background in AP style

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment

Strong editorial skills

Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in performing duties

Familiarity with Dari/ Pashto languages will be preferable

Experience in managing creative and technical staff

Must have knowledge in Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and more

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