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
Internal News Letters
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
Team player who is results orientated
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