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Job opportunity at Off The Leash

Managing Editor and Development Manager

The Managing Editor and Development Manager is the driving force behind the publication Off The Leash (OTL), your free guide to what’s on in the Top End. This challenging role takes responsibility for managing all of the OTL products, including the monthly magazine, e-bulletins, website and social media. 

The suitable candidate will have a keen eye for editorial quality, reader value and commercial opportunities. In this varied role you'll lead and develop a small team including a journalist, designer, freelance writers and volunteer contributors, creatively plan the magazine, commission and edit content, source advertising, and oversee the production and distribution process. You will be required to develop OTL’s relationships with sponsors and advertisers as well as service these partnerships

You will need to show the vision necessary to take OTL to the next stage of its development, and will be required to formulate a strategy to ensure the continued quality and sustainability of the magazine.

We are looking for an all-round talent combining editorial skill, initiative and commercial acumen. With previous experience in a senior publishing role, you'll be able to demonstrate your editorial talent, relationship building skills, budget management and knowledge and interest in the Northern Territory arts scene.

Click here for a position description and more information on how to apply.

Applications close 5pm Thursday 7 March 2019 (ACST).

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