English Editor
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Publications

Last Date Of Application: 
2018-10-31
Job reference: 
HC/Publications/2018/483
Employment Type: 
Full time
About the Job: 
  • Work on planning, reviewing and editing a range of publications including exhitition guides, exhibition catalogues, monographs, children's stories, heritabe booklets etc.

  • Ensure consistency and accuracy in spelling, grammar, punctuation and style 

  • Restructure and rewrite text in consultation with the author if required to improve accessibility for the intended audiences

  • Ensure consistency and accuracy in spelling, grammar, punctuation and style 

  • Prepare content for designers to ensure structure and hierarchy are clear and work collaboratively through the design process to check accuracy of text and images 

  • Take responsibility for the progress and quality of the text from first edit to publication, including communicating with content providers and freelancers as required 

  • Plan, organise and prioritise workload in order to manage multiple projects and deadlines 

  • Seek approvals as required

About The Applicant: 
  • A Degree (Bachelors or Masters) in English languate/literature or similar with at least 5 years' experience in an editorial role. 

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and handling a large volume of content.

  • Experience in reviewing and editing texts related to museums, heritage, art and culture

  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to communicate in clear, concise prose

  • Ability to work on a wide variety of topics and to quickly research new subject areas as required

  • Experience working in a museum or art institution will be an advantage

  • Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage