Managing Editor needed at Code for Africa

DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2021— Code for Africa (CfA) invites applications for appointment into the vacant position of a full-time Managing Editor.

The candidate will steer CfA’s new pan-African StoryLab, which co-produces hard-hitting and award-winning multimedia storytelling in partnership with leading African newsrooms and other global media.

The role would preferably be based at any of CfA’s StoryLab’s primary hubs in Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa.

Candidates must have demonstrable experience in leading high-impact newsrooms, with visionary agenda-setting and robust technical news production skills, and proven success at shaping creative editorial initiatives.

The role will be for an English-speaking managing editor. Proficiency in local African languages and any additional international languages, such as Arabic/French, will be a plus.

The deadline for applications is May 30th, 2021.



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