Chief Editor, (Digital) Lifestyle Platform

Singapore Permanent
  • High visibility & impact, team leadership role
  • Pan-Asian platform with 5 existing markets

About Our Client

Our client, a leading online lifestyle publication, is helping readers elevate their life through access. They pride themselves in having compelling content across dining, style, culture, travel etc. From new openings and launches to the biggest events in town, their readers are the first to know across India, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur. The content is geared towards affluent readers and produced in-house. As part of their ambition to further brand awareness and give users an even higher impact via strategic partnerships, they are looking to hire a Chief Editor for the Singapore business.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Managing Director for Singapore and working closely with the Asia CEO, the Chief Editor will be the brand ambassador for the business. You will focus on creating the right perception, engaging campaigns and content. The goal is to be the first-choice brand for users and clients. To be successful in this role, you have:

  • Experience in creating online and offline events, in partnership with influencers and celebrities relevant to luxury lifestyle
  • Hire, manage and coach an editorial team
  • Be a thought leader on content relating to luxury lifestyle in Singapore
  • Network with clients that are potential advertisers on the platform
  • Negotiate and price deals to drive competitive margins across digital products and campaigns
  • Control monthly editorial budgets and make recommendations to the CXO team, based on client and user needs
  • To be accountable for growth of the user database and VIP contacts
  • Create editorial IPs that can be monetized, across offline, video and social media channels

The Successful Applicant

To be a successful applicant, you have:

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in journalism, communications or a relevant discipline
  • Six or more years in writing/editing in Singapore, ideally in a digital first platform
  • Strong understanding of luxury lifestyle in Singapore, and connections with KOLs in this space
  • Leadership experience, having led an editorial team of five to ten
  • Strong negotiation skills and client management experience as you are required to work alongside to generate potential partnership and branded content opportunities
  • Passion for travel, beauty, art, events, fashion etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms like Meta, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram etc.
  • Solid research, writing and editing skills and attention to detail

What's on Offer

Our client offers you an exciting opportunity to be in a senior, client facing editorial role for a pan-Asian brand that reaches more than ten million users across five markets and is one of the fastest growing publications in the region. If you are looking for a role with creative freedom and the chance to develop bespoke campaigns and content solutions, this would be a good fit.

Anurag Garg (Lic No: R1215997)
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+65 6416 9817

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