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Vacancy: SuperYacht Times Editor-in-Chief

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SuperYacht Times is looking for an Editor-in-Chief to join our editorial team in Amsterdam. Known for being first with the latest superyacht news, we reach over 500,000 readers per month (and this is growing!). Due to this, we are looking to expand our team to include an Editor-in-Chief to ensure that we keep up the pace and help us take SuperYacht Times to the next level.  Superyachts during the Monaco Yacht Show 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times

Responsibilities   

  • Develop a unique content strategy that offers our readers engaging content that they want, and positions SuperYacht Times ahead of our competitors
  • Analyse and optimise the performance of content and bring new ideas to the table in regards to new approaches to increase audience engagement
  • Plan an editorial calendar and ensure online content is executed to the highest standard 
  • Support all elements of the bi-monthly newspaper, The SuperYacht Times
  • Establish and develop content partnerships in collaboration with the editorial team
  • Manage, mentor and be accountable for the editorial team
  • Writing articles for the SuperYacht Times website, and for The SuperYacht Times newspaper when required
  • Proofreading and editing of all variations of text put out from the company (press releases, custom proposals, newsletters etc.)

Octopus yacht by Lürssen in MonacoPhoto: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesRequirements:

  • Native-level English, both written and spoken
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a Senior Editor role or similar
  • Permission to live and work in the Netherlands
  • Has a sense of urgency, can multi-task and remain organised
  • Experience in managing an editorial team
  • A can-do attitude and a knack for problem-solving
  • A valid passport and willingness to travel frequently
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • The ideal candidate will not have a 9-5 mentality and be happy to pull out all the stops to meet a deadline

We offer:  

  • Competitive salary  
  • Work in a modern, canalside office in central Amsterdam  
  • Unlimited paid vacation days and sick leave
  • A challenging and rewarding career in one of the world’s most exclusive industries
  • Opportunity to gain skills and make the role your own  

In your application please include a detailed explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at SuperYacht Times. We want to see your personal style – what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us. Feel free to be creative!

All applications should be sent to [email protected]

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