Editor/Assistant Editor

Indesign Media Asia Pacific

09.05.2017

Full-time
  • Leading International media company with headquarters in Surry Hills, Sydney and Asia office in Singapore
  • Great opportunity to work on market-leading design publications and events
  • Dynamic team with a great culture

The Role
We are looking for an energetic and dedicated person to work full-time as Editor/Assistant Editor on one of our lead design titles in Singapore. This creative and dedicated person will be working closely with the editorial, art and sales team. They will have a proactive attitude and be able to rise to a challenge and think outside the box.

As part of the editorial team, you will ensure consistency in editorial, marketing and advertising collateral. You will act as brand custodian and be the voice and face of our publication. You’ll be a confident self-marketer and understand how to maximise your content and the brand across multiple platforms, including social media. You will form and build relationships with clients and other key industry players.

What you’ll do

  • Generating and coordinating content for the magazine and website, including strategic planning
  • Developing and implementing story ideas that are on-brand and relevant as well as editing stories and writing copy.
  • Managing the run-list, pagination and budgeting
  • Commissioning, writing and sub-editing articles
  • Preparing copy for production
  • Creating networks of contacts and representing the brand at relevant social functions, sometimes outside of normal work hours
  • Developing the brand across multiple platforms, including digital and events
  • Ensuring accuracy and delivering content to highest possible standard
  • Devising new ways to present and optimise content to audience, in both print and digital platforms, with the aim of maximising engagement.

Who you are

  • Have min 3 years’ experience in professional writing and publishing
  • Have a background or strong interest in the design industry
  • Creative, with a commercial nose
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, especially Indesign and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of web platforms, including WordPress, Facebook, Instagram and SEO usage
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to prioritise workload and complete tasks within stringent deadlines
  • Have a thorough understanding of print and digital publishing processes
  • Detail orientated, solution driven, shows initiative and adaptable to changes

Why Join Us:
Indesign Media is evolving in response to the expectations and challenges of the digital world in which we now live. We have an amazing opportunity to reinvent our industry and redefine the future of media in Singapore.

We are passionate about what we do and proud of our heritage of world-class journalism and entrepreneurial spirit. Our environment is supportive and friendly, and we encourage innovation, collaboration and creative thinking.

If you thrive on being challenged and enjoy working in a stimulating environment, come and join us on this incredible journey.

A passion for the architecture and design industry will make you stand out from the rest!

If this sounds like the job for you, send your CV, Cover letter and Writing Portfolio (if at all), recent photograph, expected salary and date of availability by 31 May 2017 to janice@indesign.com.sg

If this sounds like the job for you, send your CV, Cover letter and Writing Portfolio (if at all), recent photograph, expected salary and date of availability by 31 May 2017 to janice@indesign.com.sg

Application deadline: 08.06.2017