Editor in Chief

الوصف الوظيفي
Job Title: Editor-in-Chief 
Organisation: YPlus (Y+)
Duty Station: Bethlehem, West Bank 
Type of Contract: Full-time position
Application Deadline: 12 March 2022 
YPlus (Y+) is a digital storytelling platform that shares the personal and unique stories of young Palestinians with the world. Y+ works with media specialists and Palestinian youth to make their own stories seen and heard by producing videos and digitalized content on different social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter, as well as on our website to reach national, regional, and international audiences.  
Y+ is looking for an experienced editor in chief to be responsible for reviewing Y+ content for publication and posting and contributing to editorial policies and pieces by managing day-to-day operations. He/She will also contribute to developing the research capacities of the team members. To be successful as an editor in chief, you should demonstrate accurate and advanced writing and communication skills in Arabic and English, attention to detail, creativity, and ability to work with a team. 
Specific duties 
Under the line management of YPlus Manager, the editor in chief will work closely with the production team. He/she will be responsible for the following: 
  • Edit content in both Arabic and English for accuracy, grammar, and style. 
  • Evaluate content and making decisions on appropriateness prior to publication and posting. 
  • Develop the research capacity of the content creators and provide coaching support as needed. 
  • Develop and manage daily, weekly, and monthly operational plans in terms of content and production. This includes providing oversight over the production cycle and progress.  
  • Support the team in articulating and tailoring messages and content that are appealing to the international audience. This includes advocacy and campaigning messages. 
  • Develop editorial policies for YPlus productions and content. 
  • Support the team in translating the crafted ideas and developed content into visual material in cooperation with the filmmaking team. 
  • Support the content creators in preparing proper interview questions to pose whilst in the field at the pre-production and production phase, taking into consideration gender and cultural sensitivity, and the Do No Harm approach. 
  • Align the articulated messages and developed content to YPlus’ general and sub-themes. 
  • Keep pace with real-time developments on the ground for alignment and relevancy of productions. 
  • Play an active role in the team’s weekly pitching sessions and support YPlus manager in making decisions on content for publication. 

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متطلبات الوظيفة
Required/preferred academic and professional qualification/work experience
  • Degree in journalism, communications, or similar. 
  • Previous experience as an editor. 
  • Attention to details. 
  • Good decision-making skills and strong leadership skills. 
  • Proven advanced editorial and communication skills in Arabic and English.
  • Team player, well organized, flexible, open minded and highly motivated.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic with excellent English writing skills.
  • Ability to deal with complex and sometimes stressful situations, while maintaining a professional and solutions-oriented attitude.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Editor in Chief
آخر موعد للتقديم 12 - Mar - 2022
المكان بيت لحم
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 3 Years
آلية التقديم
  • CV (including name and contact details of three references) (in English)
  • One-page motivation/cover letter (in English)
Please submit the requested documents via email to: [email protected] with email subject indicating the position you are applying for, no later than March 12, 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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