Sub-Editor – Sports Desk at The Guardian Limited

Job Title: Sub-Editor – Sports Desk

Department: Editorial

Reporting Channel: Managing Editor

Job Place: Dar es Salaam

The Guardian Limited


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Checking and correcting editorial copy allocated by Sports Editor for facts, accuracy, taste, compliance with TGL house style, language use, clarity, details, objectivity, spelling.
  • Rewriting the copy as necessary for simplicity, clarity and compliance with the newspaper’s house style.
  • Editing photos/illustrations selected by Sports Editor to fit allocated space and writing/rewriting captions taking care not to give obvious details.

Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism.
  • At least four years’ experience in journalism, in part as sub editor.
  • Mastery of English and Kiswahili.
  • Knowledge of any other language will be an added advantage.


Apply online via email address: by 31st October, 2023.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Please, note that The Guardian Limited is an equal opportunity employer.