Key Accountabilities: 

Role Purpose:QM Publications Department requires an English Editor to work on planning, reviewing and editing a range of publications including exhibition guides, exhibition catalogues, monographs, children’s stories, heritage booklets etc.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review and edit text to ensure it is clear and accessible for a general audience
  • 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
  • Plan, organise and prioritise workload in order to manage multiple projects and deadlines 
  • 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 
  • Seek approvals as required
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage
  • A Degree (Bachelors or Masters) in English language/literature or similar
  • At least five years’ experience in an editorial role
  • Experience in reviewing and editing texts related to museums, heritage, art and culture
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and handling a large volume of content.
  • Experience working in a museum or art institution will be an advantage