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Senior Editor/Writer wanted for The Guide Istanbul

The Guide Istanbul Is Looking For an Experienced Writer and Senior Editor

The Guide Istanbul is a lifestyle magazine that is published bi-monthly in English. We are seeking an experienced writer and editor for the magazine and its official website Protected content . We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and creative Senior Editor who will work very closely with the editor in chief, with both freelance and permanent editorial staff members, and our web editor.

While creating content is a part of this position, The Senior Editor will be charged with formulating stories with staff, then overseeing and editing all content for the bi-monthly magazine, and will be expected to liaise both in and outside of the office in efforts to have a full working knowledge of what is the pulse of Istanbul. Of course, strong editing and constructive critical skills in English language are a must.

Job Description
- Write compelling content including everything from magazine features to listings
- Generate creative content ideas
- Edit, proofread, and fact-check content
- Attend events (press conferences, gallery openings…etc)
- Keep up to date with new openings and Istanbul news
Minimum Requirements for the Position
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in Turkish and English
- Strong writing experience
- Interest and writing experience / contacts in Food, Lifestyle, Sightseeing, Arts & Entertainment, Fashion & a plus
- Microsoft Office skills
- Well organized with ability to carry out tasks independently
- Ability to follow instructions as well as taking initiative
- Bright, enthusiastic, energetic, and team player
- Experience in the publishing industry or the media
- University degree, preferably in the field of journalism
- Working knowledge of Turkish

How to Apply
Applicants should submit a writing sample (a shop/nightlife/exhibition review) and resume along with a cover letter highlighting any writing or publishing experience to Protected content

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