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Editor (Grade: L2/L3) 22-Jun-2017
MFS Department, Islamabad
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Jun 22, 2017)

We are seeking an Editorial Content Manager with strong experience of managing editorial workflows and producing snackable content, with an emphasis on mobile. Ideally you will have an interest and experience in the following verticals, with demonstrable expertise in a minimum of two: Entertainment (TV & Film), Gaming, Music, News, Sports, Style and Technology.


What youll do




  • Curate (80%) daily content from our Global and Local Content Partners, for mobile

  • Create (20%) daily content (written, video and image editing) for mobile

  • Tell rich visual stories

  • Manage the editorial calendar with Content HQ and local Contributors

  • Manage an Editor, Graphic Designer and freelance Contributors

  • Uphold the highest standards of journalistic integrity and credibility

  • Maintain VEON brand values throughout the editorial content proposition

  • Spot editorial and content trends and respond to them in a timely manner

  • Drive local customer engagement via the content function on VEON

  • Manage region specific CMS

  • Observe and respond to data insights surrounding content



Essential Skills:




  • Strong CMS experience (using Contenful is a bonus)

  • Fluent in Urdu with professional level writing skills

  • Fluent in spoken English with professional level writing skills

  • Comfortable working under daily deadlines

  • Proven ability to manage deadlines and work effectively with cross-functional teams locally and internationally

  • A digital native with an instinctive understanding for mobile and social media and what makes good content

  • Must be resourceful, creative and results oriented while working within a high-energy environment

  • Confident to justify editorial decisions and present work to colleagues and senior staff

  • Confident in articulating editorial objectives and briefs to colleagues and freelance Contributors

  • Have a strong sense of design. You must be able to dissect a user interface and evaluate its usability, highlighting only the strongest and most visually appealing content

  • Deeply passionate about technology and content

  • Inquisitive, dynamic and adaptable



Desirable Skills:



  • Journalism or visual communications experience

  • Capable of handling multiple ad hoc requests


Computer Proficiency



  • Photoshop (at a minimum)

  • Sketch

  • InDesign

  • Final Cut

  • Contenful


Job Detail
Job TypeFull Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Gender No Preference
Minimum Education Bachelors
Degree TitleBachelor’s Degree, with a journalism or visual communications degree preferred
Career Level Experienced Professional
Required Experience3 Years - 5 Years