Editorial Coordinator, Champak Magazine
Location: Mumbai BKC
Position Type: Full-time, In-office
Experience: 3-4 Years
Job Posted in November 2023
About the Role:
The Editorial Coordinator with the editorial team plays a crucial role in curating and overseeing the publication's content. This role requires a deep passion for storytelling, a strong understanding of children's interests, and the ability to work with a team of freelancers to create engaging and educational content for young readers.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Proactively identify and recruit talented writers, illustrators, and content creators to contribute to Champak Magazine.
- Build and maintain relationships with freelancers and potential contributors to grow the magazine's network.
- Oversee the creation of science-related content, crafts, cooking recipes, puzzles, and DIY activities that are both fun and educational.
- Ensure that these sections contribute to the magazine's overall appeal and educational value.
- Work closely with writers to brainstorm, develop, and refine story ideas, bridging any gaps in storytelling.
- Ensure that stories are engaging, age-appropriate, and aligned with the magazine's mission to entertain young readers.
- Work closely with contributors to commission feature stories, theme-based content, and non-fiction articles.
- Provide clear guidance and feedback to ensure that content aligns with the magazine's vision.
- Collaborate with the editorial team to expand and diversify the content portfolio, identifying emerging trends and topics that resonate with children.
- Manage contributor contracts, invoices, and deadlines.
- Maintain an organized editorial calendar and assist in content planning.
- Actively seek opportunities to innovate and enhance the magazine's content offerings.
- Identify potential collaborations and partnerships to enhance the magazine's reach.
Qualifications and Experience:
- A master's degree in English, Journalism, Liberal Arts or a related field.
- Previous experience in an editorial, content management, or coordination role.
- Strong entrepreneurial and networking skills to engage and recruit contributors.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
- A deep passion for storytelling and an understanding of children's interests.
- Proficiency in InDesign, Microsoft Office 365, Canva, and publishing software.
- Self-driven and motivated to expand the magazine's contributor base and content offerings.
The Editorial Coordinator at Champak Magazine is a key player in sourcing, engaging, and growing the pool of contributors, ensuring a steady stream of high-quality content that captivates and entertains young readers. This role is ideal for individuals who are enterprising and motivated to enhance the magazine's content portfolio and reach.
If you fit the requirements and are willing to make a mark in children’s literature, send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
The subject line should read “Editorial Coordinator – Champak Magazine”.