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Managing Editor

Media Republic
Maadi, Cairo
Posted 2 months ago
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Media Republic is looking for a Managing Editor for Cairo360 – the leading guide to living in Cairo, Egypt.The person we are looking for has a minimum of 2 years’ experience working at an English-language publication in Egypt (print or online), strong leadership skills, a sense of adventure and an outgoing personality.

About the job

  • Leading a team of writers to deliver quality content on Cairo360 on a daily basis.
  • Managing the quality of our editorial content according to our guidelines, and ensuring a lead time of articles are always ready to publish.
  • Management of editorial processes through the use of the Cairo 360 Content Management System.
  • Aiding in the strategic direction of the publication and presenting proactive ideas
  • Writing articles for Cairo 360 based on visits you will experience to restaurants, shops, cultural events etc.
  • Work in collaboration with Social Media team to set, monitor and develop Cairo 360 social media presence.
  • Collaborating with Sales & Marketing team in delivering advertorials and other projects with Cairo 360 clients and advertisers.
  • Conceive and aid in delivering interesting, viral video content with Video Production team.
  • Working on Cairo 360 marketing projects in conjunction with Sales & Marketing team.
  • Editing/proofing material which appears on Cairo 360.
  • Brainstorming new ideas for reviews, features, and interviews for the site in conjunction with Cairo 360 team.
  • Managing relationships with freelance writers.
  • Sourcing freelance writers for specific projects.
  • Attending events on behalf of the publication.
  • Securing high-value interviews with Cairo persons of interest.
  • Various administrative duties.

Job Requirements

  • Perfect spoken and written English, basic understanding of Arabic is a bonus.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience as an editor in a publication with a proven track record managing the editorial process and team.
  • A strong interest in lifestyle journalism, active on social media, strong awareness of and familiarity with Cairo.

 

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