We are looking for an editor, with a good sense of what makes an interesting angle to a story, to juggle all the moving parts of publications. You will plan, coordinate, review and edit content. The successful candidate will be able to decide which ideas should be pursued and which should get dropped in order to meet quality and accuracy standards. The goal is to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content.
Coordinate print publishing cycle (which is monthly) and manage content areas
Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
Meet deadlines and budget requirements
Proven working experience as an editor
Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
Excellent written skills in English
An eye for detail along with critical thinking
Prioritizing and multitasking
BS degree in Journalism or in related field
Note: Applicants are required to save their CV file in the below format before uploading them to this page.
For instance, John Doe, aged 34, British, having 3 years of experience as Editor and residing in Sharjah will save his file as JD-34BRI-3SJ-16 (JD being his first and last name initials, 34 being his age, BRI for British, 3 is the total experience, SJ for Sharjah and 16 is a fixed code.
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