Managing Editor
Placement Dynamics
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
5d ago
source : Job Placements

Job Description

Our client requires the services of a Managing Editor with extensive practical experience in the Financial Services Industry to manage its publications.

The candidate should ideally possess a talent for storytelling. Outstanding literacy skills, exemplary writing (grammar, punctuation, and editing) and clear reporting abilities are a must.

The incumbent will need to refine and clarify sometimes complex issues, including legislation, product information and other industry related matters to its audience of Financial Services Professionals.

The role will involve, but is not limited, to the following :

  • Production of meaningful content by staying abreast of industry developments through research and communication with the market;
  • Administering the day-to-day operations of Publications
  • Generating story ideas; Planning, assigning and editing of content;
  • Managing editorial calendars; writing, copying and monitoring and / or editing social media posts;
  • Setting questions for CPD purposes; assisting with and editing of company literature (e.g., product / service brochures).
  • The publications primary to role

  • News letters
  • Online traffic
  • Compliance brief
  • Self Comply
  • Internal News Letters
  • Requirements

  • Education : Degree in Multimedia Communications and / or related qualification
  • Language : Business English
  • Experience : At least 5 years’ experience working in journalism or content writing in financial services
  • Specific Professional Competencies

  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proof-reading and editing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised and process driven
  • Flexible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player who is results orientated
  • Self-starter
  • Trustworthy and accountable
  • Solid presentation skills
  • Please note : Preference will be given to AA / EE applicants

    Please take note that initial correspondence will be via email

    Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates

    If you have not received a reply within 3 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful

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