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English Editor

Keywords / Skills : Editor, Writer, Copy Editor, Sub Editor, Content Writer, Proof Reader, Editorial, Proofer

15 - 18 years
Posted: 2019-09-21

Industry
Recruitment/Staffing/RPO
Function
Advertising/Entertainment/Media
Role
Editor
Posted On
21st Sep 2019
Job Ref code
100003007404653
Job Description
Job Description :

Duties:
  • Provide English writing and editorial services for the yearbook, including:
    • Professional writing, editing and proofreading for the text and other content
    • Co-ordinating contributions and obtaining update information from government departments and other organizations
    • Co-ordinating the production of photo sections, including selection of subjects, caption writing and proofreading, and working with designers on photo editing and layout
    • Liaising with government departments and other organizations to arrange photographic sessions or obtain photos and permission, if required, for publication
    • Overseeing the whole editorial process and the overall production schedule to ensure completion of the publication by the deadline set by the department
    • Liaising with other departments on printing and translation matters
    • Handling correspondence and other paperwork in connection with the production of the yearbook
    • Attending editorial and production meetings and other meetings required by the department
    • Rendering miscellaneous services ancillary to the above as may be required by the department
  • To provide writing and editorial services for other English publications in print or online format
  • To draft and/or edit English content for publicity campaigns and exhibitions organised by the department
  • To provide any other English editorial and writing services as required including, but not limited to, press releases, speeches, photo captions, promotional materials and online content


Requirements:
  • Degree holder with at least 8 aggregate years’ experience, OR Diploma holder with at least 10 aggregate years’ experience in editing or writing English news reports / promotional materials during the past 15 years
  • Be computer-literate with good word processing skills
  • Have good news sense and understanding of local and international current affairs
  • May need to work outside normal office hours
  • Able to meet tight deadline
  • Have good organization, communication and interpersonal skills

Interested parties please email your detail resume (MS Word format) with existing and expected salary to

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