Editor Job in Kenya

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementation and operationalization of an Editorial Policy to guide the operations of the publication.
  • Tasked with implementation and operationalization of editing styles and guide to ensure consistency and quality of publication.
  • Participate in the development of an annual calendar and carry out Monthly review of the themes and cover personalities to ensure proper and timely planning for stories and aid advertising department on advertising features and supplements and organize meetings with writers and editorial team members to discuss ideas for artwork, layout, and features.
  • Ensure timely filing of monthly reports based on post-mortem meetings after every issue to enhance improvement on quality of magazine and monitor progress as per operational plan.
  • Write and coordinate reader surveys to establish market trends and gaps in our publication and to know tastes and preferences of the readers.
  • Oversees the layout, appearance, artwork, design, photography, and content of Magazine for quality checks before release of the monthly issue.
  • Generates story ideas, commission articles from freelance and in-house writers to be featured in the magazine.
  • Edits, proofreads, and re-writes articles to ensure editorial quality of the content before publication of the magazine.

  • Oversees social media and website updates for the Magazine to ensure timely update of the social media and website on monthly edition articles for publicity.
  • Organize and participate in monthly meetings with the Management Magazine team to review previous magazine issues and plan for upcoming editions.
  • Manage relationships between the Institute and freelance writers and columnists, including negotiating payments with freelance writers.
  • Works with marketing executives to develop advertising supplements.
  • Market and sell Management Magazine advertising space and subscriptions.
  • Plan the content of publications according to the publication’s style and editorial policy through creation of a flat plan.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Quality of articles Published.
  • Quality of photos Published.
  • Timeliness of the Magazine.
  • Social media presence.
  • Meet financial targets.
  • Quality of the whole magazine



  • Networking
  • Conceptualization
  • Public Relations
  • Journal Publishing
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Customer care skills

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or any other related field.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Be a member of Media Council of Kenya

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