Editorial Assistant

Work for Time Out Kuala Lumpur

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Main duties and responsibilities:

  • You will be expected to have a working grasp for various Blade Digital Media titles, for which training will be provided.
  • Source materials such as info and images and process these items as instructed.
  • Fact check content for accuracy and consistency.
  • Police deadlines on behalf of the Digital Editorial Coordinator/Manager.
  • Research and write compelling content such as listings and advertorials and put together image galleries that are timely and relevant.
  • Upload content to the websites in a timely and consistent manner and when required, assist in the management of the sites.
  • Prepare and upload corresponding social media messages to promote content to the relevant readerships.
  • Liaise with sales personnel and sector editors to coordinate the delivery of advertorials and client-driven content.
  • Generate ideas and find compelling ways to ensure all titles are the go-to destination for their respective audiences.
  • Act as a brand ambassador, as required, at public events.

 

Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, in any field.
  • Excellent command of the English language with good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • A good grasp of grammar and spelling.
  • Possess a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Highly organised and self-motivated.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Project a professional demeanour and positive attitude.
  • An avid interest in a wide variety of lifestyle topics.
  • Minimally candidate should have internship experience in a similar capacity.
  • 6 months to 1 year of similar editorial experience is preferred.

 

Interested? Send your resume to HR at HR@bladedigitalmedia.com

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