27 days ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Content Editor
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

Description

Wired Middle East is seeking an Editor in Chief. The Editor in Chief is responsible for the strategy, management, and development of news, feature, review, and all other content on Wired along with Wired in print, with a specific focus on content relevant to the region. The Editor in Chief is also a public-facing role and a brand representative at Wired’s flagship events.
The Editor in Chief is expected to make arrangements to ensure that content is fresh and relevant every day of the week. Among other things, this will include creating an editorial calendar that highlights the major events and themes for coverage, under the guidance of the senior management team, and guiding a team of writers and translators to produce and post content.
The right candidate is strategic, organized, tenacious, calm under pressure, and able to juggle numerous tasks, as you will be involved in all areas of Wired Middle East’s editorial operation. The ability to effectively plan and execute a detailed editorial approach is critical. You should be fazed by little and able to solve all problems, great or small, calmly and efficiently.
ApplyThis is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a launch of Wired. This will also be an extremely challenging role. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it). Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Thinking and acting strategically with the intention of strengthening Nervora’s and Wired Middle East’s brand and position within the market
  • Representing Wired Middle East at industry and brand events
  • Collaborating with the commercial team on branded content projects
  • Collaborating with the rest of the editorial team to maximize and optimize content output
  • Guiding a team of writers and contributors for content development and publishing across channels
  • Writing stories and producing multimedia content across Wired Middle East’s platforms at the appropriate volumes required
  • Working under the senior management team to guide and fulfill the editorial vision for Wired Middle East across print and digital channels (website, social media, etc.)
Essential Skills & Requirements
  • Experience in a premium editorial environment and experience in editorial leadership experience
  • Robust network of contacts and a deep understanding of technology culture
  • Strong understanding of online publishing and digital platforms
  • Results-oriented personality and demonstrated track record
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High energy and passion

Skills Required

  • Editing

Closing Date

21st April 2019

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