Editor in Chief Job Description

Editor in Chief Job Description

February 24th, 2020

An Editor in Chief oversees production of content for publications. Editors in Chief are responsible for reviewing content, such as articles and photographs, developing strategies and style guidelines.

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We are looking for an Editor in Chief to be responsible for managing the production of all content for the publication. The responsibilities of an Editor in Chief include reviewing articles and photographs, contributing to editorial pieces, and managing day-to-day operations.

To be successful as an Editor in Chief, you should demonstrate accurate writing skills, possess good judgment, and great attention to detail. Ultimately, a top-notch Editor in Chief should have good business acumen, creativity, and be able to work well with a team.

Editor in Chief Responsibilities:

  • Editing articles for accuracy, grammar, and style.
  • Evaluating content and making decisions on appropriateness for the publication.
  • Acting as a representative for the publication at events.
  • Developing junior writers.
  • Contributing to the recruiting and hiring process.
  • Developing the success of the publication.

Editor in Chief Requirements:

  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, or similar.
  • Previous experience as an Editor.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.

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