Editorial Assistant/ Researcher

Confidential

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  • Generating ideas and setting the editorial direction for publication while ensuring it creates content attractive to targetted demographic
  • Conduct indepth research to create relevant, accurate, up-to-date and informative content that aids better decision by readers
  • Conducting site visits or interviews;
  • Editing, revising and reviewing work especially in response to feedback online and offline
  • Submitting material for publication in the required and expected format. Selecting articles for issues and planning publication contents.
  • Networking with other writers, as well as others involved in the industry such as publishers, booksellers and organisers of literary events.
  • Overseeing the layout, appearance and content of feature articles, organising meetings with writers and artists to discuss ideas for artwork, layout and features.
  • Editing and re-writing articles, proofreading, read content and correct for errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar before going to press or posting online
  • Overseeing artwork, design and photography for the features section of the magazine.
  • Attending photo shoots.
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry ethical guidelines.
  • Rewrite copy to make it easier for people to understand
  • Verify facts, using standard reference sources
  • Evaluate submissions from writers to decide what to publish
  • Work with writers to help their ideas and stories succeed
  • Plan the content of publications according to the publication's style and editorial policy
  • Develop story and content ideas while being mindful of the audience
  • Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations that make up a story
  • Ensuring that all feature articles comply with ethical codes of practice and legal guidelines.
  • Attending relevant events, fairs and conferences
  • Planning events and conferences