Senior English Editor
Ogilvy & Mather
Dubai, AE
منذ 6 ساعات


The Senior English Editor oversees the content creation process, and manage junior editors. The senior editor and his or her editorial team proofread text and improve its clarity, spelling and punctuation.

The Senior Editor is responsible for maintaining consistency, readability and accuracy. The successful editor will expedite content development while ensuring the content’s quality.

In particular Memac Ogilvy is looking for a Senior English Editor that will take care of a key Government account within the Tourism sector.

A big part of the responsibility will lay in leading a project to rewrite all content in our client website as well as writing new content for the site.

Ensuring this project is done within the timeline, as well coordinating with a separate team that handles the translation to 10 languages and the uploading of content to the CMS.

The Senior English Editor, not only needs to ensure that English content is of the highest standards, but also that when this content is uploaded to the client CMS, the pages are displayed correctly.

As the leading on this website project, the Senior English Editor will be responsible for quality control and how these pages in English are being rendered in the client’s website.


  • Lead a project to revamp completely the content on a travel website.
  • Ensure this project has the write team in place in terms of junior editors
  • Ensure the website project is delivered in a timeline fashion and with the highest quality standards
  • Review quality of work of junior editors
  • Know exactly the amount of words that have been rewritten and how many words are left to rewrite. In short, the Senior English Editor needs to know at all times how we are on the project
  • Provide a bi-weekly report to the client with face-to-face meeting regarding project status
  • Ensure there is a quality control process

  • Learn the client business, prepare client deliverables and become a brand expert and trusted client advisor
  • Perform day-to-day account work confidently and competently
  • Work effectively with team members, to implement assignments on budget and on deadline, balancing priorities
  • Understand basic principles of direct marketing, offer targeting and segmentation strategies
  • Demonstrate familiarity with online marketing channels such as email marketing and overall best practices
  • Lead and perform community management
  • Manage creative development & review process
  • Liaise between client, outside suppliers and other internal and external contacts
  • Build expertise on a brand’s competitive landscape and product differentiators
  • Understand appropriate research techniques for strategy, creative, and media needs
  • Write simple creative briefs and POV’s with supervision
  • Participate in / has exposure to development of client marketing strategy
  • Establish core relationships with junior clients
  • Know when to escalate potential problems
  • Develop key creative relationships
  • Evaluate creative work and provides feedback for revisions, as needed
  • Adequately represent client interests to team
  • Collaborate with specialists at appropriate times to ensure consensus around scoping, project approach, etc.
  • Co-ordinate social media projects and campaigns with various stakeholders
  • Understand the implications of business strategy on project decisions
  • Sets up meetings, includes the appropriate stakeholders, and provides accurate agendas and precise, actionable meeting notes
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • At least 5 years’ experience creating content for the Web
  • Strong writing skills in English (Arabic not required but would be a plus)
  • Experience in creating content for travel sector would be desired
  • Project management skills
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