Managing Editor

Globe Media Asia, Phnom Penh, Asia

Date PostedJanuary 25, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryCompetitive for local market

We are looking for a motivated and highly organised managing editor to join our small, though vibrant international team based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The managing editor must have experience in an editorial capacity and be familiar with digital publishing technologies and media trends. Knowledge of the region is a plus, and a speedy understanding of our editorial line and on what constitutes relevant editorial content for our readership is expected.

The managing editor will be asked to manage the production of editorial content for all of Globe Media Asia’s publications. This includes planning and implementing the editorial calendar and production timelines, commissioning freelancers and administering the editorial team.

Core duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee editorial production for our print magazines, websites and social media accounts
  • Coordinate content between print and online to increase editorial efficiency
  • Hold daily meetings with the editorial team to determine online and print content
  • Work closely with all members of our newsroom: editors, reporters, interns, as well as sales and marketing executives
  • Work closely with the Digital Manager / Online Editor to develop the digital strategy and grow online readership and social media followings
  • Implement and improve internal processes
  • Acquire new content sources and build editorial partnerships with international organizations
  • Editorial administrative tasks and HR support


  • Good organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of SEO and social media platforms is a plus


  • Native or fluent English speaker with a minimum of three years’ editorial experience (print / online)
  • A degree in journalism or communications or a related subject, or relevant previous experience

Why work for us?
Globe Media Asia is a reputed English-language media company in Southeast Asia. Since our inception in 2007 with our flagship publication, Southeast Asia Globe, we have helped our readers navigate the region by providing relevant, engaging and informative journalism.

We constantly adapt our publications to anticipate and match the evolving needs of our readers, partners and technology while maintaining the highest editorial and brand standards. We need you to help us grow our readership, variety and quality of content and the overall business.

Please send your CV and application to:
Tassilo Brinzer, Publisher: and
Daniel Marchette, Business Development Director:

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