Senior Editor req 749873
Houston TX ( on-site)
Relocation package provided.
Our client, one of the largest energy companies in the world, is looking for a Sr. Editor to oversee the production of their signature cultural magazine. Ideal candidate will have international experience with a preference for deep understang of Middle East Culture
Leads the editorial team and oversees the production of the organizations signature cultural magazine across its print and digital platforms. The editor is responsible for content strategy, production and day-to-day operations to assure all elements meet deadlines and quality standards. Responsible also for vendor contracting. Serves as final editor for all content. Contribute content as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities
Establishes editorial themes. Leads editorial development meetings with staff, outlining and bringing to completion feature story suggestions from internal and freelance sources. Sets length, tone and approach in alignment with publisher’s standards and strategic goals. Determines contractual terms as approved. Establishes all deadlines.
Responsible for development of all content. Mentors assistant editors and freelance contributors to assure standards of policy, tone, accuracy, voice, style, including consistency among AramcoWorld's platform channels.
Contributes to the development, selection, sequencing and editing of visual content elements.
Manages vendors that include printers, designers, fulfillment houses and distribution channels.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, literature, history, political science, or related field. Master's degree is the same preferred.
Thorough knowledge of professional standards of editorial journalism and magazine publishing in the US, Europe and the Middle East.
Broad knowledge and demonstrated track record of curiosity about the Islamic world and its global context.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with applications relevant to print and digital periodicals publishing.
At least ten (10) years of relevant experience, including editing and bylined reporting for peer publications, required; 12 – 15 years preferred.
Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.