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Editor

Company Location:
Phnom Penh
,
Cambodia
Job Location:
Local
Phnom Penh
,
Cambodia
Level:
Mid-Level
Pay:
$
2000.00
(
Monthly
)
Category:
Editorial
Posted on:
July 16, 2022
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Job Description

The role of the editor in Phnom Penh is essential in helping the team grow the audience with over 800 members and 50,000 subscribers today, while working with the international team of journalists and designers.

Globe Media Asia is a regional media company based in Phnom Penh, the fascinating and vibrant capital of Cambodia, since 2007.

Start date: August/September 2022

The Company Today Has Three Main Pillars

Southeast Asia Globe, which became an online-only platform in June 2019, is part of Globe Media Asia, a regional media company based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, since 2007.

Southeast Asia Globe covers a wide range of topics relevant to readers based in the region and a global readership with a keen interest in this fascinating and fast growing part of the world: current and former expatriates, entrepreneurs, institutional decision makers, the development community, academics, students and travellers.

We produce feature-length articles on politics and power dynamics, entrepreneurship and business, economics, social issues, the environment and arts and culture. Our editorial line is progessive, has climate change and sustainability at its heart and supports freedoms to make positive choices. We are looking for a professional, innovative and highly organised editor to join our vibrant international team.

The editor’s role in Phnom Penh is essential to help our team grow our audience with over 800 members and 50,000 subscribers today, while working with our international team of journalists and designers. A keen interest in media and a willingness to conceptualise, prototype, test and develop new media products is a must.

The editor should be highly motivated and committed to the growth of the publications readership and memberships, and the development of our journalists.

You will possess a strong organisational talent, are confident in your communication and show initiative in constantly keeping our daily workflows and editorial coverage efficient, impactful and of the highest quality.

Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, acquire and work with contributors such as reporters, journalists, analysts, academics and other experts to create timely and relevant content
  • Coordinate and manage regular editorial meetings with the editorial te
  • Copy edit the work of authors as necessary
  • Guide and support editorial interns and junior reporters and editors
  • Commission, research and select photography and illustrations to go with stories
  • Write newsletters and other supporting content such as social media posts
  • Report and write stories, analytical articles and opinion pieces
  • Ensure consistent quality of content and that deadlines are met
  • Ensure out style guide is followed by all writers and authors
  • Coordinate design of articles with the design team and support sourcing of photography and illustrations
  • Share detailed briefs with authors and ensure those are followed
  • Support increase of reach and profile of the publication
  • Represent the company at industry events, network and build relationships with sources, influencers, journalists, readers and members

Editor Requirements

  • Understanding of Southeast Asia and its socio-economic and political environments and deeper knowledge of at least one country in the region
  • Ability to identify relevant and timely topics in advance that fit our editorial line and the interests of our readers
  • Excellent writing, editing, headline-writing and copy-editing skills
  • Ability to build and enhance relationships with sources
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and research skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to editorial challenges
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining an eye for detail
  • Team orientation and willingness to support other areas of business when needed
  • Experience with Wordpress and SEO
  • Experience developing and producing multimedia products (videos, illustrations, podcasts, photos, etc.) is a plus
  • Negotiation skills and an understanding of business development goals

Qualifications

  • Relevant newsroom and feature writing experience
  • Management experience
  • Strong editing experience
  • Organisational and multitasking skills

Salary Range

USD 1,750 - 2,000 per month

Please Send Your CV and Application To

Daniel Marchette,
CEO
d.marchette[at]globemediaasia[dot]com

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