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Associate Editor Position Description

COMPANY CALIBR Magazine

POSITION TYPE Contract

REPORTS TO Executive Editor

LOCATION Remote

The primary role of the associate editor of CALIBR Magazine is to ensure that contributors submit high quality content for publication. S/he must be capable of managing and evaluating the work of editors, reporters, and writers and write headlines, run spell checks, and do simple edits to remove typos or grammatical errors. Additionally, s/he must be able to plan editorial calendars and oversee their own editorial section as well as the work of other writers.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the quality and timeliness of the content that is published
  • Resolves team and contributor  issues by providing alternative solutions to ensure smooth flow of work
  • Supervises the team of writers and provides constructive feedback
  • Actively involved in developing and implementing policies and procedures that are in compliance with the ethical standards
  • Evaluates the performance of team members and makes recommendations for the improvement of the quality of content to ensure readability
  • Involved in the hiring process whenever there is shortage of workforce and trains them
  • Checks the content thoroughly for its content, style and grammar and may request rewrites to ensure high quality
  • Adjusts and distributes the workload
  • Makes sure that the content published is completely original
  • Participates in editorial meetings, conferences, and training
  • Maintains and generates reports with respect to the performance, evaluation, and progress of the publication
  • Achieves the objectives set by the organization

Requirements

  • Proven experience as an editor or relevant role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, self motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as able to work independently
  • Should have passion to excel and be creative
  • Should have an ability to work under pressure and work in tight deadlines ensuring timely and quality execution of the work assigned
  • Good understanding of the publishing procedures and should keep himself updated with current developments in the media
  • Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of online platforms like WordPress and SEO concepts
  • Reliability and efficiency
  • Attention to detail
  • BSc/BA in journalism, english or relevant field