Job Vacancies at Tanzania Standard Newspapers Limited

TANZANIA STANDARD NEWSPAPERS LIMITED (TSN)
Tanzania Standard Newspapers Limited, a wholly-owned Government’s media house, was established under the Companies Act, 2002. The Company is the oldest media house in Tanzania, and its operation dates back in the 1930s. The Company publishes the Daily News, Sunday News, Habari LEO and Spoti LEO as well as online editions
of these newspapers. As part of its structural transformation and business expansion in pursuit of more market share in East Africa and beyond, the Company operates Commercial Printing Plant. The plant undertakes wide variety of printing works to produce items such as diaries, calendars and books.

ASSISTANT GRAPHIC DESIGNER II – 1 POSTS

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To design attractive pages and advertising art work
  • To prepare and apply infographics and data
  • To receive and prepare pages printing layout
  • To ensure accuracy in final product
  • To advise the News Desk on the best page design
  • To prepare plates for printing
  •  To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE)/Advanced
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) PLUS Certificate in Graphic
Design or equivalent qualification from recognized Institutions.

ASSISTANT JOURNALIST II – 1 POSTS

  •  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To collect news, stories, features and photos;
  • To summarize written material;
  • To conduct research and collects information through interviews, press
    conferences and an existing network of contacts and informants;
  • To draft news reports and articles within assigned deadlines and in accordance with in-house style guides;
  • To check facts and corroborates the information collected from third part  sources;
  •  To write news pieces about various topics, such as politics, economics, world events, crime, trade, sport, entertainment, culture, travel and so much more; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors.

 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Holder of a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE)/Advanced
Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) plus Certificate in
Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent qualification from recognized
institutions. In addition, the candidate must be competent in computer applications.

PROOF READER II – 2 POSTS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To check on grammar and language Structure;
  • To advise the News Desk in case of doubtful stories e.g. names, years or repetition;
  • To call the attention of the News Desk to an issue which s/he deems not clear;
  • To ensure that all corrections are made correctly;
  • To develop individual objectives/targets and performance standards as part of the individual performance agreement in consultation with the immediate superior; and
  • To perform any other duties related to the field as assigned by the supervisors.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Holder of Bachelor Degree in one of the following fields: Linguistics, English, Literature, Swahili, Education majoring in Linguistics, English, Literature or Swahili or equivalent qualification from recognized institution.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania with an age not above 45 years of age.
  • People with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply and should indicate clearly in the portal for Public Service Recruitment Secretariat attention;
  • Applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address/post code, e-mail and telephone numbers;
  • Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in this advertisement;
  • Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates: –
     Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/Certificates;
     Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts;
     Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates;
     Professional Registration and Training Certificates from respective
    Registration or
     Regulatory Bodies, (where applicable);
     Birth certificate;
  •  Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted
     Form IV and form VI results slips;
     Testimonials and all Partial transcripts;
     An applicant must upload recent Passport Size Photo in the Recruitment Portal;
  • An applicant employed in the Public Service should route his application letter through his respective employer;
  •  An applicant who is retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not apply;
  •  An applicant should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts;
  • Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education should be verified by The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Professional certificates from foreign Universities and other training institutions should be verified by The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE);
  • An applicant with special needs/case (disability) is supposed/advised to indicate;
  • A signed application letter should be written either in Swahili or English and Addressed to

Secretary, Presidents Office,

Public Service Recruitment Secretariat,

P.O. Box 2320, and Utumishi Building at University of Dodoma –
Dr. Asha Rose Migiro Buildings – Dodoma.

  • Deadline for application 7 April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be
    informed on the date of interview and;
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate to legal action

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