Editor-in-chief

Eurozine is seeking an Editor-in-chief

Eurozine is the network of Europe’s leading cultural journals, facilitating the exchange of texts, ideas and knowledge between 84 publications from 33 countries. In its online magazine (www.eurozine.com), Eurozine publishes original articles and translations from partner journals and other sources for an international readership.

Eurozine is currently seeking an Editor-in-chief to join its team in Vienna.

The Editor-in-chief will be responsible for all content published by Eurozine on its website and in social media and will oversee Eurozine’s editorial staff. Together with the international Editorial Board she/he will set an editorial strategy and be responsible for its implementation. The nature of Eurozine as a network and cultural publication in its own right requires a strategy that allows for representation of different perspectives coming from the network partners, their contextualization in current European/international debates and the setting of specific focal points.

Together with the Managing Director, the Editor-in-chief will actively represent Eurozine externally to the public and cooperation partners, and internally to the network partners; she/he will also contribute to fundraising. She/he will conceptualize the annual network conference and other events organized by Eurozine.

The organization is seeking a team-player with extensive journalistic/editorial experience, who shares and develops Eurozine’s vision and mission, strives to strengthen the network of cultural journals, shapes the profile of the online magazine, is well-connected and excels as a communicator.

Requirements:

  • Strategic view on editorial and organisational development
  • Extensive journalistic/editorial experience, preferably in the context of cultural journals or feuilleton journalism
  • Overview of relevant European / international debates
  • Experience in an institutional setting, preferably with leadership experience
  • Excellent command of English, further languages are a plus
  • Open, inclusive personality with networking capabilities

Join a motivated and skilful team in an internationally renowned, not-for-profit organization. Eurozine offers an intellectually stimulating, international working environment with opportunities to travel.

The annual minimum salary for this position is EUR 38.000,00 (gross, full-time), including social benefits in accordance with Austrian law; the actual salary will depend on qualification and experience.

The offered position is a full-time position; part-time over a transitional period is also an option. Presence in Vienna is required.

Please send your CV and covering letter, including information on your preferred starting date and salary expectations per email only to Filip Zieliński at jobs@eurozine.com.

New: Please note that applications will be accepted until 27 July 2018.

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis; we therefore encourage you to apply as early as possible. Before applying, please consult Eurozine’s website (http://www.eurozine.com/contact/) for updates on the recruitment process.

For any questions, please contact Filip Zieliński: f.zielinski@eurozine.com

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