Y Magazine is looking for a first-class Sub-Editor with an eye for detail and a flair for the English language to keep us at the top as the most talked about weekly magazine in Oman.

Dedicated and hard working, you will be responsible for the magazine’s production schedule, ensuring our deadlines are met and that copy is crisp, bright, accurate and engaging to read.

Your primary role will be checking, rewriting and editing editorial copy to an exacting standard. You will also be expected to write news and lifestyle articles for the magazine, assist in the management of our website and digital/social media platforms as part of a small, tight-knit and creative editorial team.

Desired profile of the candidate

  • At least 3 years of experience working as a sub-editor in a magazine or newspaper setting. Experience in a lifestyle magazine will be preferred.

  • Excellent English language skills

  • Strong expertise in Adobe InDesign

  • Working knowledge of Apple Macintosh.

  • Knowledge of website Content Management Systems like Wordpress with experience in publishing content on online and digital platforms.

  • Strong digital & social media skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership and direction abilities. Collaboration with editorial team, sales teams and management is expected.

  • Organized with excellent time management skills, multi-tasking, and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

Required Skill Set

  • Working knowledge of the Apple Macintosh platform

  • Excellent use of the Adobe InDesign

  • Experience in publishing content on social and digital media

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, Journalism or any related field.

  • Additional certifications in the digital editorial field, with solid digital experience

How to apply

To apply, send us your cover letter, CV and 2-3 pieces of your best published work to hireme@sabcomedia.com.

Please quote journalism.co.uk when applying for this position

Subscribe to our daily (Mon-Fri) email job alerts to get more jobs like this and/or follow @journalism_jobs on Twitter.