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Company: Oyster Publications
Seeking Business Writer
Virgin Islands
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 30, 2013
Job ID: 1479797


Business British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the premier Business & Investment publication about the British Virgin Islands. The magazine is a high quality, well respected annual publication designed to promote the British Virgin Islands as an attractive jurisdiction for international finance, business and investment. The content is compiled with the input and guidance of an Editorial Board comprised of a broad cross-section of prominent members of the business community.

Established in 2006 as an annual, the magazine recently published its fifth edition, its largest to date with over 150 pages. Business BVI has evolved and grown, while staying true to its core mission of being informative, a source of new ideas and a high quality medium to showcase the local business community locally and overseas. The magazine has developed a global audience and readership via the print and our online editions.   

The magazine’s targets; influencers, decision makers and investors in both the domestic and international business communities operating in the BVI and businesses which are considering the BVI as a business locale. Our print run is 35,000 distributed locally and internationally. 

We have also established an annual list of seminars and conferences convened by the magazine. The latest established this year is our Annual BVI Business Outlook Conference held in January, already a must attend event.  We have a small staff of exceptional talent working with a number of freelancers.

Are you a talented and experienced writer with a passion for business? We are a small growing British Virgin Islands based publishing company with regional ambitions looking for a full-time business writer to capture and report on some of the most intriguing business activities in the world. You will be exposed to top offshore and onshore business leaders writing about real and timely global corporate-level issues, finance and tourism.

You must be very organized and a leader with strong communication skills. You must also possess web/digital skills/experience. Your responsibilities include matters pertaining to the current issue in production, from writing guidance briefs, setting and enforcing deadlines to writing and editing articles, working with freelancers and other business writers and assisting with production. You will report directly to Managing Editor. Some travel may be required.

Required, a minimum of three to five years of business, financial or economic writing for magazines, and you must be savvy in helping in our transition to a regional media company with at least three business magazines. If you are currently an assistant managing editor we are interested in hearing from you.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. No calls. Send a cover letter with resume and samples of your work to: Russell Harrigan, Managing Editor @ -


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