Magazine Editor Job in Nigeria

 Creatrix Empire Limited is a digital marketing firm, launched in 2015. Creatrix Empire team is passionate about building, growing and adding massive value to our client’s brand. Our services spans from Website Design, company Logo creation, Flyers, posters, Digital Marketing, Public and Media Relations and Music Production.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Magazine Editor

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Position Summary

  • The Magazine editor is a communication specialist who plan, manage and produce magazines for our readers.
  • You will create editorial calendars for the website, develop story ideas, manage writers, edit content and manage the production process by the effective delegation of tasks.
  • Simply put, you shall take full charge of the quarterly production of the Uncut Xtra Magazine from conceptualization to content development, design and layout, proofreading, printing and distribution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and communicate the vision of every magazine edition across board
  • Organize meetings with writers and designers to discuss and plan the features section of the magazine
  • Send regular briefs to writers that include deadlines, writing style, etc.
  • Research with the editorial team and generate list of possible cover stars and featured stars across Africa for each edition
  • Commission features and stories from in-house writers or freelancers
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with each edition and its targeted audience’s preferences
  • Manage writing staff and freelance content producers.
  • Edit and re-write articles, some of which may be rejected or returned to the writer for revision
  • Ensure that all feature articles comply with ethical codes of practice and legal guidelines Represent the magazine brand in relevant events, fairs and conferences
  • Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and managing content areas
  • Liaise with the Digital Marketer on content creation for blogs and vlogs for the magazine website
  • Liaise with the Social Media Manager on content curation for the magazine social media pages
  • Set publication standards and establishing goals and expectations
  • Proofread, edit, rewrite and sub articles to meet publication standards and ensure it is ready to go to the press
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Plan and monitor budget allocation for the publishing of each edition
  • Organize strategic meetings with editorial team from time to time to meet departmental KPIs
  • Drive sponsorship, adverts and promotions for the magazine
  • Drive collaborations with glam team for Cover star photoshoot for each edition.
  • Develop realistic strategies for online and offline sales of published magazine edition
  • Network actively at industry events.
  • Attend photo shoots for cover stars and featured stars interviews
  • Actively raise the profile of the publication
  • Submit weekly report of all activities and deliverables
  • Ensure proposed financial KPI for the magazine publications are met.
  • Perform other task as assigned by the Management

Application Closing Date
10th July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and Credentials to: using the Job title as the subject of the email.