Senior Sub-Editor - Magazine

Meru Consultants & Technologies Pvt Ltd
  • Chennai
  • Confidential
  • 3-7 years
  • 496 Views
  • 09 Apr 2015
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  • Editorial

  • Entertainment/ Media/ Publishing
Job Description

Role:

Edit articles written by a team of in-house writers, freelancers and reporters.
Ensure copies are clean and do not contain spelling or grammatical errors.
Expand or contract an articles length to fit in the desired word count.
Ensure content created is factually accurate and is consistent with the organizations editorial policies.
Improvise on headlines and straplines to reflect the essence of the story.
Use good proofing tools to proofread the magazine before it heads into print.
Adhere to the journalistic standards as laid out by the organization. Ensure editorial content meets desired quality standards and expectations.
Work closely with the design and photo-edit team to oversee the layout, artwork, photography design and content of articles and other features in the magazine.

Desired candidate profile

Experience Minimum of 3 years in a Sub-Editors role in a health/lifestyle magazine.
Qualification - Post Graduate in Mass Communication / Journalism.
Option to work form home for candidates in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.
Should be very good with editing skills.
Strong language skills.
Should be a team player with a positive approach.
Willingness to take initiatives and own up responsibility.


Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Sub-editor Journalism Editing Mass Communication

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