YourLuxury Africa Magazine Editor
  • Remote in Cape Town, Western Cape
  • YourLuxury Africa
Job Description
YourLuxury Africa is looking for a full-time editor of our monthly magazine.
We are a recently-launched multi-platform media house with a focus on luxurious lifestyle news and trends seen through a seriously elegant and mindful African lens. The responsibilities of our new editor will include the following:
Brainstorming, planning and overseeing the production of all print content of a monthly print publication
Continuous strategic collaboration with the YLA team and partners to come up with exciting and innovative ways of communicating with our readers
Working with the online editor and overseeing the publication of online content
Working with the print magazine team to create content that reflects the YourLuxury Africa brand
Ensuring that content is relevant, fresh and in line with the brand values of YourLuxury Africa
Writing at least three articles for the magazine every month and five articles for the website
Working with the managing editor and contributors to produce a monthly schedule of print content
Working with the advertising team to brainstorm ideas and to call on advertising clients with the sales team and to attend marketing road shows
To fly the figurative YourLuxury Africa flag at relevant social events and launches
Attending events on behalf of YourLuxury Africa and writing about them for the magazine, website and social media platforms, where needed
Local and international travel on behalf of YourLuxury Africa
Keeping up to date with media trends to ensure YourLuxury Africa is reflecting the very latest in luxury lifestyle trends.
Sharing experiences, opinions and events on social media platforms
Overseeing the writing, of sponsored content where relevant
Writing a weekly editor’s newsletter
Overseeing the print aspect of commercial partnerships and collaborations
Liaising with the business manager and the sales team where necessary
Managing the magazine budget and submitting to accounts a monthly account of what was commissioned and what was published
Overseeing junior staff and interns

An interest in, and knowledge of, luxury lifestyle brands and the luxury lifestyle market
A passion for the modern publishing world of 24/7 content creation and sharing
An interest in an ever-evolving media world and a desire to remain exciting and relevant
Proficiency in MS Word, InDesign and ability to share on social media especially Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Mailchimp
Ability to work accurately under deadline pressure
A clear understanding of the magazine production environment and experience in the running of a magazine
Tertiary qualification in English, journalism, or media studies
An excellent writer and proof-reader
Good client relation skills
A motivated and proactive individual with superb time management skills
Able to interview and write unique content, aggregate, and edit copy
An ability to work remotely
Access to own office space and Wi-Fi
Own transport

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