The Sub-Editor would be assisting the Chief Editor by managing a team of 7 Content Writers.
Sub-Editor would closely be working with the Content Strategist, Content Writers, and Photo Editors to deliver not just good-quality but also interesting and appealing content out to readers.
Has to work on preparing a structure on the topics suggested by Content Strategist, and assigning those to the writers.
Checking and proofreading the copies provided by the content writers. And, suggesting changes if required.
Should be quick with creating briefs of the suggested topics and editing the final copies.
Should make sure that the content that is finally being published is not just error-free, but also timely and appealing (both textually and visually).
Should be able to decide the time it should take a writer to complete an article. And, assign credits/points to an article accordingly.
Sound grammatical sense, and attention to details.
Must have an excellent command over the English language.
Candidates with previous experience in reputed online magazine/websites will be given preference.
Ability to manage a team of 7-10 writers at a time.
BA/MA in English Hons or Mass Comm.
Basic knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS) and SEO would be preferred.
Good organizational and time-management skills.
Should be responsible and goal-oriented as he/she would be closely working in assisting the Chief Editor in delivering Content, both qualitatively and quantitatively.
Should be able to make fast and tough decisions.
Apart from showing leadership qualities, the sub-editor needs to be an excellent team player, who has high energy and drive to work in a start-up environment.