Deputy Group Editor

iMoney is the market leader for financial aggregators across Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia. We provide a range of solutions to our B2C and B2B customers looking for financial advice and providing them with the right package to suit their needs. We are currently looking for content writer for iMoney Singapore based in our head office in Kuala Lumpur and to join our ever-growing marketing team. Excellent career opportunities are on offer for the right candidate.


Job Description

Background:
We are looking for an editor to lead our established iMoney Malaysia content team, based in Kuala Lumpur. The right candidate should be a true digital journalist who will be responsible for commissioning, writing, editing and steering the content direction and strategy for the site. He/she will be able to conceptualise, publish and distribute various types of content over different media as well as monitor and measure the success of the content. This role is best suited to someone who thrives on a changing environment and who enjoys the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment. The ability to adapt, think out of the box, be self-motivated and have keen attention to detail are vital.

Key responsibilities:

  • Write, edit and proofread the team's content including articles, infographics, videos, surveys, newsletters and social postings
  • Lead the content direction and editorial plan for the team and ensure they are executed in a timely manner while maintaining quality of the team's content
  • Monitor and measure the success of each content published, and analyse the data for future story ideas
  • Manage the timeline of content publication and distribution via different channels i.e. social media, newsletters
  • Provide support and guidance to the content team
  • Build on your contact base with economists, politicians, financial planners and other related organisations
  • Source for content contributors and freelance writers, if needed, and manage the relationship with contributors and freelancers
  • Explore new types of content to increase interactivity with readers i.e. quiz, poll, interactive infographic
  • Appreciate the role of sponsored content, both editorially and commercially
  • Manage/oversee the development of sponsored content by working closely with the Business Development team
  • Act as liaison between content and other departments such as CRM, Business Development, Paid Marketing
  • Ensure grammatical and factual accuracy, as well as guard editorial standards

Skills & Requirements

  • A minimum of four years' of editorial experience and at least one year in the role of an editor
  • Ability to manage a team
  • To be equipped with digital media knowledge, such as publishing platforms, social media, SEO and basic Google Analytics
  • Interest in and knowledge of general consumer finance topics is highly advantageous
  • Excellent English skills and preferably experience of writing for digital media
  • Strong work ethic, with an excellent track record of delivering content in a coherent editorial policy framework
  • Resourceful and ambitious for yourself and for your team
  • A problem solver who is dynamic, motivated and process oriented with the determination to succeed
  • Ability to work independently as well as being a team player

Please send us your résumé, examples of your best works, sketches, prototypes or anything else that demonstrates your interest and ability.