Australia Senior Editor

Reports To
Editor in Chief
Required Hours
12 hours per week

Job Purpose

The Australia Senior Editor is a supervisory level position that oversees writers, social media, and podcasters within Australia. The main goal of this position is to supervise the production of content within the geographic area. They are tasked with ensuring that content is of a high quality, informative, and accurate.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Takes ownership in developing and implementing a strategic plan for the Quidditch Post’s content in Australia
  • Hires, trains, and develops staff members for the Australia Department
  • Assigns articles and podcasts within Australia
  • Revises articles in conjunction with copy editors and writer
  • Reviews articles and podcasts for accuracy and quality, and work with content creator to ensure the final product is as strong as possible
  • Supervises content from inception to publication, ensuring that Quidditch Post’s coverage is relevant, timely, and informative
  • Actively participates in establishing broad Quidditch Post strategy
  • Works with other directors to implement cross-departmental goals

Qualifications

  • An expert understanding of the English language
  • Knowledge of/willingness to learn AP Style
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team of volunteers
  • Desire to see the Quidditch Post thrive
  • A passion for writing and the sport of quidditch

Direct Reports

  • Junior Editor(s)
  • Writer(s)
  • Social Media Staffers
  • Podcaster(s)

If interested, please contact Volunteers Director at recruitment@quidditchpost.com. Please include your name, contact information, and a short summary of why you are interested in this position.