Editor

Direct Line Global (Pvt) Ltd.
  • Post Date: December 6, 2017
  • Applications 0
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Job Overview

A New media Outlet is on the look out 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.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate online or print publishing cycle 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
  • Recruit and manage writers and reporters
  • Cooperate and liaise with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements

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
  • Excellent written skills in English/Tamil/Sinhala
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Prioritizing and multitasking
  • BS degree in Journalism or in related field
Job Detail
  • Offered Salary60,000 - 100,000
  • Career LevelManagerial
  • Experience3 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • IndustryMedia and Entertainment
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
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