Chief Editor at a Start-up Publishing and Editing Firm – First Excelsia Professional Services


First Excelsia Professional Services – Our client, a start-up publishing and editing firm located in Ikeja, Lagos State is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Editor

Location
: Lagos

Summary of Job Description
  • Leadership and guidance of a team of editors to execute briefs from clients that would include substantive and copy editing, proofreading, formatting, etc. (all in English Language)
  • Manage all the day-to-day operations of a publication.
  • Coordinate editorial publications and meetings.
  • Plan and approve assignments for writers and editors.
  • Control schedules and enforce deadlines (for writers, photographers, designers etc.)
  • Oversee proofreading procedures and edit copy when necessary.
  • Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style, and tone.
Person Specifications
  • First Degree in English Language (post graduate qualifications would be an added advantage)
  • Continuous Work experience as a Substantive and Copy Editor for a minimum of 5 years
  • Hands-on experience leading a team of editors
  • Proficiency in the use of editing software and Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress).
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their CV and Portfolio of/link to published works to: jobs@firstexcelsia.com using the "Chief Editor" as the subject of the mail.
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