Digital Editor

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The Sunday World

Contract
Posted 3 months ago

The Sunday World is looking for a creative, technically astute, news-driven and passionate wordsmith to manage our expanding online offerings. As a Digital Editor, you will not only be responsible for our website and a bouquet of social media platforms, but will also help lead the exciting process of creating a bespoke App. You will also be responsible for managing the team to produce content that resonates and attracts readers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Create, produce and manage high-quality news content (text, images, audio and video)
• Track and analyse traffic on the website and other platforms
• Establish collaboration with other team members
• Supervise layout of images, graphics, videos and other artwork
• Regularly check and track content
• Proofread and edit news reports at great speed
• Produce and present performance reports
• Keep abreast with latest trends and innovations in news web technology
• Determine and track important KPIs
• Work in a multidisciplinary team with professionals such as web designers, advertising executives and photographers to improve content strategy
• Implement organic and inorganic SEO strategies to improve traffic
• Use Social Media to drive audience development
• Observe defamation, copyright and privacy laws of the country

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Previous working experience as a Digital Editor is advantageous
• Excellent proofreading, editing and copywriting skills
• Available portfolio of published work
• Video-editing skills
• In-depth knowledge of software such as InDesign, Photoshop, etc.
• In-depth knowledge of best SEO practices
• Knowledge of online marketing and SEO tools
• Knowledge of content management systems
• Attention to detail
• Creative thinker with problem-solving skills
• Team player with good time-management skills
• Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
• A degree or diploma in journalism, graphic design or similar relevant field


If you fancy yourself text-smart, tech-savvy and would like to join our exciting team, please forward your CV to

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