Kenya Deputy Auditor Job Vacancy

Ensuring that our operation in Kenya runs smoothly and adheres to the best non-partisan and journalistic standards, in conformance with our editorial policies. The work will involve:

  • Monitoring key claims made in public debate in Kenya and identifying those to fact-check in line with our editorial policies
  • Researching, writing and publishing reports
  • Editing contributor/researcher reports to ascertain they meet the highest journalistic standards and in line with our editorial policies
  • Managing Africa Check’s growing relationship with the region’s media
  • Contributing to our vibrant social media strategy in line with our editorial policies to develop and engage with more audiences
  • Developing our contributor network in Kenya, including recruiting and training
  • Commissioning reports from project researchers and ensuring they are of the highest journalistic standards and in line with our editorial policies
  • Being the spokesperson for the Kenya office, including regular speaking engagements in line with our communications guidelines.
  • From time to time you would conduct partner and client training on fact-checking


To be successful, candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • 5-10 years work experience in the media, media-for-development or development sector;
  • At least a bachelor’s degree
  • An enthusiasm and understanding of the growing role of fact-checking
  • Great writing and editing abilities
  • Superb numeracy skills

A competitive advantage would include: 

  • Competence with statistics and/or data visualisation
  • News production experience from around Africa
  • The ability to talk sensibly on television and radio

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