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Group Managing Editor

We are looking for an experienced, multi-talented and results-driven Group Managing Editor to be responsible for planning and shaping content and quality, and ensuring our products are published on time and to budget. You must be a highly motivated individual who can effortlessly juggle copywriting and editing, supervising the production team, and coordinating publication of a range of products (consumer & corporate, both digital and paper). Responsible for schedules, deadlines, budgets and overall quality control, the right candidate will have a thorough understanding of the production process and be an exceptional problem solver who can get great results from a creative team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Production Management – implementing and managing product schedules and deadlines while coordinating production resources; ensuring procedures, timelines, scope of work and budgets are adhered to
  • Editing, Writing & Editorial Management – responsible for maintaining editorial standards and style guidelines on all products and ensuring all aspects of each project meet Explorer standards and intended scope
  • Team Management – managing the production team (workloads, priorities and projects); maintaining regular communication; motivating staff to achieve deadlines and consistently deliver to or above expectation
  • Traffic Management – assessing and managing the production flow of each job from enquiry to delivery, tracking work and deliverables both internally and externally
  • Quality Assurance – in collaboration with the Art Director, ensuring all checks and balances have been completed before any product is sent to print or published digitally to ensure quality standards are met
  • External Resource Management – managing the supply and receipt of jobs where freelancers (including translators) are required
  • Budgeting – managing product budgets and approvals from initiation to review
  • Process Management – regularly assessing and redefining processes to improve efficiency
  • Client Management – liaise directly with clients to ensure their needs are continually met, and produce top quality, innovative content

If you meet these requirements please send your cv and a covering letter explaining why you’re perfect for explorer to jobs@askexplorer.com