Managing Editor

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Managing Editor Job Description

 

Job Title: Managing Editor

 

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

 

Job Location: [Insert Location]

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Managing Editor to oversee the editorial team and ensure the timely and successful publication of our print and digital publications. The Managing Editor will be responsible for managing the editorial calendar, assigning articles to writers, editing articles for clarity and accuracy, and ensuring that all content is delivered on time. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and organizational skills, strong leadership abilities, and a passion for journalism.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Develop and manage the editorial calendar, ensuring that all content is published on time and meets quality standards.

- Assign articles to writers and collaborate with the editorial team to develop new content ideas.

- Edit and proofread articles for clarity, accuracy, and style.

- Manage and mentor the editorial team, providing guidance and feedback to writers and editors.

- Ensure that all content meets editorial and brand guidelines.

- Work closely with other departments, including marketing and design, to coordinate the creation and publication of content.

- Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices, and make recommendations for improvement.

- Manage and monitor the performance of the editorial team, including setting goals and objectives and conducting performance evaluations.

- Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards in journalism.

 

Requirements:

 

- Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field.

- Proven work experience as a Managing Editor or a similar role.

- Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

- Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire the editorial team.

- Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

- Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

- Strong project management and organizational skills.

- Knowledge of journalistic ethics and principles.

- Familiarity with content management systems and digital publishing tools.

- Experience with social media platforms and digital marketing.

 

If you are a seasoned editor with a passion for journalism and the skills and experience required for this role, please submit your application, including writing samples and a portfolio of your work. We look forward to hearing from you!