Health-e News Service Managing Editor Job Recruitment October 2018

Health-e News Service is South Africa’s award-winning dedicated health news service producing news and in-depth analysis for the country’s print and television media. In 2012, Health-e News opened a nationwide citizen journalism arm called “OurHealth.” which provides print features for newspapers, magazines and websites, and TV documentaries broadcasted on SABC, eTV and M-Net.

Job Title: Managing Editor
Job Location: Johannesburg

Salary is in line with experience.

The purpose of the position is to lead Africa’s first independent health news agency.

Managing Editor Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a diverse multi-media organisation, including editorial oversight over an award-winning team of journalists
  • Oversee the development and implementation of an annual strategic plan
  • Fundraising and donors relations
  • Manage client relations and expanding the client base.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of eight years’ management experience
  • Extensive fundraising experience
  • Editorial management
  • A Bachelor’s degree

To apply, submit a CV and application letter to Charity at

Preference will be given to candidates from previously disadvantaged group.

The position is located in Johannesburg although consideration will be given to Cape Town-based candidates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 26th October, 2018