Beijing-Kids is looking for managing editor for content planning and branding

Aug 27 '19 Aileen 2342 clicks job

We are looking for a new Managing Editor (ME) to join our beijingkids ( team and be responsible for managing the content planning and production of all products of the brand, including the magazine, online website, and social media (such as WeChat, Weibo, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

The ME is also responsible for managing the editorial team and assisting publishers in working with other departments, including the design department, sales department, marketing department, distribution department, and IT research and development to expand the brand's influence.

The ME also needs to participate in relevant community activities on behalf of the brand, and work closely with the community and readers to promote the brand and its products.

Job Responsibilities

• Responsible for the content planning, writing, editing, and finalization of magazines and related publications, managing and continuously improving the content of the brand's social media channels and website, making it active and relevant to the community

• Plan and host the monthly selection meeting plan and journal summary meeting held together with the editorial department and the design department

• Complete the final proof of all edits before printing

• Collaborate with various departments - sales, marketing, distribution, and the executive team to further deepen brand positioning and enhance brand influence

• Manage the editorial team, freelance writers, columnists, and interns to ensure a positive and productive work environment where each member defines his or her responsibilities and goals

• Recruit editorial team members as needed

• Represent the brand in important client and community organization activities and becoming an influential role in the international parent community

• Manage the beijingkids Board and host a monthly meeting


• Education background: Bachelor's (preferably in journalism, English, communications, social media management, etc.)

• Has excellent English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills

• Solid experience in writing and editing

• Solid people and project management experience

• Highly professional and able to work to deadline

• Reliable and consistent

• Demonstrable decision-making skills

• Creative and fun

• Passionate about Beijing city life

Bonus points if you:

• Have previous work experience with children, the education industry or in media

• Have previous experience working with social media

• Parents will be given priority

Interested applicants, please send your updated resume and 3 writing samples (or a link to them). Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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