ASSISTANT EDITOR

Location:

Remote

Employee Type:

Objective

Assistant editor manages all stages of the publication process. As an assistant editor, you will support the editor-in-chief to administer, plan and produce various publications. Ultimately, you should be able to deliver exceptional and informative content to  meet audience preferences.

Full-time/Part-time

Manage Others:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

No

Job Type:

Assistant Editor

Experience:

B.A. in communications, English, journalism, or a similar subject

Compensation:

$24,000-$60,000+

  • Collaborate with the editor-in-chief to research and plan new articles​​​​

  • Commission articles

  • Liaise with team members (e.g. writers, reporters and photographers) ensuring deadlines are met

  • Write and edit pieces

  • Proofread and check articles for accuracy

  • Suggest possible sources and improvements for pieces

  • Choose supporting material, like images and illustrations

  • Follow current events and developments and suggest original ideas

  • Use social media and SEO to draw attention to articles

  • Provide administrative support to the editor-in-chief

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as an assistant editor

  • Strong writing and proofreading skills

  • Experience with MS Office, InDesign, or other publishing tools

  • Familiarity with SEO and social media platforms

  • Proficiency in English

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • BSc degree in journalism, communications or related field

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