International / Multinational

Magazine Editor at Creatrix Empire International Limited

Creatrix Empire Limited is a Multimedia company that Provides a range of services not limited to developing designs, company logo creation, website design, flyers, posters and music promotion. Generally, Clients are unsure/unaware of the Potential benefits of Online Marketing and creating a Connection with their Target Audience and other Potential Clients. We are Concerned about how your brand is Presented and Perceived.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Magazine Editor

Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • selecting articles for issues and planning publication contents
  • generating ideas, reading, writing and researching features for articles
  • Research and generate list of possible cover stars for each edition
  • commissioning features and stories from in-house writers or freelancers
  • supervising staff, including freelance writers, and setting deadlines
  • rewriting, editing, proofreading magazine content to ensure it is ready to go to press
  • Representing the magazine brand in relevant events, fairs and conferences
  • ensuring that all feature articles comply with ethical codes of practice and legal guidelines.
  • Coordinating online or print publishing cycle and managing content areas
  • Liaising with the Digital Marketer on content creation for blogs and vlogs for the magazine website
  • Driving sponsorship, adverts and promotions for the magazine
  •   Setting publication standards and establishing goals and expectations
  • Suggesting stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with each edition and its targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Plan and monitor budget allocation for the publishing of each edition
  • Liaise with the Social Media Manager on content curation for the magazine social media pages
  • Organize strategic meetings with editorial team from time to time
  • Develop realistic strategies for online and offline sales of published magazine edition

Other Selection Criteria (skills, knowledge and experience)

  • Understands how job position supports the company’s strategic plan.
  • Have a solid grasp of publication- understand the audience, their approach to the subject, etc.
  • Able to nurture long-term relationships with key publication influencers.
  • Analytic thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • Organized, structured and in control: keeps track of multiple writers working on multiple stories.
  • Astute: Keenly able to accurately assess a situation or person and turn it into an advantage.
  • Able to understand and influence target audience.
  • Good writing and editing skills
  • Has good understanding of content management systems; demonstrable experience in producing relevant content to target audience.
  • Market knowledge: Good market knowledge and a network of contacts with authors, writers and other content producers.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet productivity standards and deadlines.
  • The Magazine Editor is in charge of the Company’s magazine which is produced quarterly. Magazine editors are communication specialists who plan, manage and produce magazines for readers.
  • They create editorial calendars, develop story ideas, edit content and manage the production process by the effective delegation of tasks.

Deadline: 14th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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