Job Summary

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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

1) Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work.

2) Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.

2) Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.


3)Allocate print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles.

4) Plan the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.

5) Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.

6) Review and approve proofs submitted by composing room prior to publication production.

7) Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.

8) Oversee publication production, including artwork, layout, computer typesetting, and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements.


9) Confer with management and editorial staff members regarding placement and emphasis of developing news stories.

10) Assign topics, events and stories to individual writers or reporters for coverage.

11) Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication.


12) Monitor news-gathering operations to ensure utilization of all news sources, such as press releases, telephone contacts, radio, television, wire services, and other reporters.

13) Meet frequently with artists, typesetters, layout personnel, marketing directors, and production managers to discuss projects and resolve problems.

14) Supervise and coordinate work of reporters and other editors.

 

Requirements

  • Please only applicants living on the island should apply
  • Proven working experience as an Editor
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and In Design, 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

 

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