Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Student Part Time Writing Job in Kenya

Are you a University Student or a College student and you want to explore your writing hobbies?

Then this could be the opportunity for you.

Kenyan campus blog is looking for a student part time writer.

Ideally, you should be a creative writer who can write on any of the following broad topics.

The more topics you can write on, the better.
  • Campus student stories/gossip. Such stories will revolve around the activities in campuses, latest trends in any Campuses etc.
  • Relationships and relationship satire.
  • Humour.
  • Any human interest stories that involve the youth.
  • Career articles that touch on the University/College students.
  • Opinion articles.
Requirements

You will need to be a University/College student with an ear on the ground. You should know what the latest stories/gossip in Campus are.

A first year, second year or a student who is just starting their third year would be ideal fit for the job since we expect this to be a long term job. College students may also be considered.

Have impeccable writing skills, be fluent and be able to write coherently. Your stories should be creative and flow naturally and readers should be able to connect with the story line. We may give you leads on which websites you can use to get ideas from, but you will most of the times need to come up with the topics.

Be ready to deliver the articles as per the deadline. As a start(first six weeks), we will be expecting two or three articles per week and thereafter we will expect at least seven articles per week.

You will schedule the articles according to your own timetable, but the seven articles must be delivered before the week is over. (If you noticed, we post at least one article per day).You should also be able to attach images/pictures if and when necessary.

The length of an article will be between 350 to 500 words. (Usually between half a page to one page).

Access to a computer and internet connection, since you will be delivering the articles via email.

Application Procedure

You should write a brief CV, no more than one page.

Provide writing samples if you have any. The samples can be on any of the above topics, or a topic of your own choosing that you find interesting.

Provide links to articles that you have written online; if any.

Send the application to cmabinda@gmail.com

The deadline for applying is 30th September 2011.

* There is no need to send academic certificates or transcripts*.

The job start date is late September/Early October.

Payment

One should consider this as a part time job or more of a side hustle whilst still a campus student.

Having said that, we will start with a base pay of Kshs. 500 per article.( Article length will be 350 to 500 words, which in context is usually between half a page to one page).

So, if you deliver seven articles per week, the pay will be about Kshs.15,000 per month.

Payment will be made weekly.

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