JOB PURPOSE: The role is for a sub-editor to work on our Asia business-to-business content. This role is based in our Singapore office. Working closely with a team of country risk and industry analysts, the sub-editor will be solely responsible for sub-editing and publishing daily content to the web. The work will be spread across our country risk and industry sectors divisions, covering latest country-specific economic, political business developments and industry news. This role is expected to grow within a 12-month period to include overseeing and editing the daily modules that go to make up our quarterly report content. This role reports into the head of Asia on a day-to-day basis, and remotely to the deputy chief sub-editor or chief sub-editor. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, high organised, with the ability to work alone, and as part of a larger team based in London. Good communication and sub-editorial skills are key, as is knowledge of Asian markets and a background in editing business-to-business content. A keen interest in economics is an advantage.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Editing Asia-specific country risk and industry sectors content.
- Editing and publishing daily online stories.
- Communicating closely with analysts in the Singapore office and with the London sub-editorial and production departments.
- Updating a content management system to accurately record and track publication workflow.
- Ensuring quality standards of content, as set out in the editorial guidelines.
- Contributing to sub-editorial process improvements.
- Providing weekly reports and status updates.
- Organising temporary sub-editorial staffing needs for holiday periods.
- Professional editing experience with English language within a business-to-business environment.
- Fluent English speaker.
- Excellent written English, grammar and copy-editing/proofing skills.
- Knowledge of Asian markets.
- Excellent organisational, oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
- Online publishing experience.
- Knowledge of economics.
- Previous experience working within a content management system.
- Adobe InDesign CS5 or above.
For submissions: candidates are invited to send in a detailed resume, including last drawn salary to TDangerfield@businessmonitor.com