Editor for premium travel magazine for Qatar Airways

Based at INK’s London office


The company:

Ink is the world’s leading travel media company producing award-winning inflight-media products for 26 airlines from print to digital as well as successfully selling advertising in print, digital and on boarding passes and many other platforms.


Job description:

Ink is recruiting for an experienced magazine Editor to manage Oryx, the award-winning inflight magazine of Qatar Airways. Based out of Ink’s London office, the Editor will be responsible for creating a high-end, topical and aspirational monthly magazine. The ideal candidate should have a killer instinct for strong, original stories with connections around the globe to cover the premium airline’s extensive route map in an inspiring way. 


Responsibilities include: 

  • Creating an original story list and managing the production workflow 
  • Successful account managing and closely liaising with the client on their marketing objectives
  • Producing the magazine on time and within budget to the full satisfaction of the client 
  • Managing the deputy, translators and freelancers and ensuring there are no mistakes in the magazine
  • Working closely with the art director to create a luxury magazine that stands out

Required skills: 

  • Five years editing or dep-editing a high-end consumer title, ideally with a focus on travel
  • Well-organised, creative and a perfectionist with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Ability to think on your feet and react quickly to changing demands of the client, their expanding route network and the industry as a whole
  • Experience in travel writing and commissioning to a tight brief
  • Existing contacts with international journalists and solid travel writers around the globe
  • Understanding of smart, modern design and photography trends
  • Experience with the cultural sensitivities of the region beneficial


How to apply:

Please apply with cover letter, CV, work samples and three relevant feature ideas to Ink’s Editorial Director Kerstin Zumstein at kerstin.zumstein@ink-global.com by 1st Dec. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


View current issues here: http://www.ink-live.com/emagazines/oryx

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