Native English Speaking Editor - Phnom Penh - Cambodia - Employment


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: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
: $ 1,500
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The editor will be responsible for mentoring, and overseeing a small editorial team under the direction of the managing editor.

Initially the prime responsibility will be editing material written by members of the editorial team. This material will be of varying quality. Additionally the successful applicant will mentor the editorial team in theoretical and practical aspects of journalism and writing.

The successful applicant will also be expected to research and write original content, attending media briefings, etc.

Applicants **must** have a recent journalism background and worked as either a full-time journalist or copy editor in one of the Asean Community member countries. They should be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the region's geopolitics and of the business and economic environment, and current affairs across the region.

AEC News Today is a rapidly growing online publication and currently ranks as the 270,351st most popular website globally and the 570th in Cambodia by Alexa.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic about the future of digital media, and the Asean Community, and bring energy, drive, and enthusiasm to the position, along with solid journalism and editing experience.

They should also have or be willing to learn basic search engine optimisation techniques (SEO), advanced web search techniques, digital media manipulation, social media, and fact checking skills, and be committed to the principles of professional journalism.

Familiarity with Photoshop, and WordPress will be highly regarded.

The position would suit a journalist or copy editor with three- to five-years business journalism experience.


We offer:
Salary $1,500 per month

Excellent working conditions including staff benefits (after a qualifying period):

Medical accident insurance
Paid annual leave
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
Payment of visa extension costs
Payment of work permit cost

**If you do not have recent demonstrable journalism experience, have not worked as a full-time journalist or copy editor, or do not have native English speaker writing ability then you are wasting your time applying for this job**
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