Editor-In-Chief

The Editor-In-Chief manages and oversees the content produced for publications or websites. This includes reviewing all content produced, such as articles and photographs, developing strategies and style guidelines, and representing the brand at social events throughout the year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Approves the publication’s layout, design, style and tone
  • Works closely with the team to develop editorial boards for upcoming publications, issues, or campaigns
  • Makes final decisions about which stories, articles and photographs to publish
  • Ensures all copy has proper voice, context, balance and clarity and is in line with the editorial strategy
  • Ensures all information in articles and stories has been properly fact checked
  • Provides suggestions for edits when needed
  • Writes editorial pieces to contribute to the publication
  • Develops and manages budgets for the editorial team
  • Hires and develops writers and editors

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Degree in journalism, communications, or similar
  • Solid experience in leading editorial teams
  • A strong leader who possesses exceptional writing and research skills
  • Organized and with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to motivate employees and team members

Skills needed for this role

The Editor-In-Chief must have Good interpersonal skills, good decision-making skills and strong leadership skills. He/She should have good judgment skills decide if stories are ethical and if there’s enough evidence to support them. He/She must be keen with details and sees to it that the editorials seem enticing and pleasing to the eye.

Career Level

Supervisory

Job Specializations

Media, Journalism