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Assistant Magazine Editor Job in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 11, 2013

Our Client is recruiting an Assistant Magazine Editor

Job Specification

  • Bachelors Degree in journalism, English or related field.
  • 5 years minimum experience in editing, journalism or editorial research.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills.
  • Excellent personnel management skills.
  • Diplomacy and conflict resolution.
  • A team player
  • Possess leadership skills.
Duties
  • Continuously maintain and improve the profile of the magazine in the market share.
  • Oversee and co-ordinates the publication process including communicating with editors, authors and printers.
  • In charge of ensuring the, magazine is up to the publishers standard and approving of proofs.
  • Serves as a liaison between the department writers, printers or publishers.
  • Ensure that the articles submitted by writers are timely and of high content. Quality.
  • Continuously engage with publishers and enforce best publishing practices in order to remain competitive and profitable.
  • Liaising with the management director or directors in coming up with new ideas to improve the mode of circulation to increase sales.
  • Manage quality control of overseeing the artwork, design, illustrations, and photos that go with each article and occasionally attending photo- shoots.
  • Overseeing the layout, appearance and content of articles to edit and review the work of writers.
  • Coming up with new ideas on content, expanding revenue base for the magazine and exhibition.
  • In charge of PR activities during the exhibitions and other duties assigned.
  • The incumbent should be able to meet magazine deadlines for both print and advertising.
  • Should be able to work on a yearly flat plan and stories.
  • Selling both advertising and exhibition space.
  • Ability to engage in sales and marketing activities for both exhibition and magazine.
  • Be able to multitask and be able to bring prime clients and sponsorships to the group.
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time.
If you feel you fit the above role,please send your CV to [email protected]
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