Senior Digital Director, Portico Decor Magazine
The portfolio of Jonas Magazines consists of over 20 influential brands worldwide, such as Luxuori, Sommerlz, Therajonluxury, Krave cuisine, and Oceans 5. These brands aim to inspire, entertain, and create innovative experiences for a highly engaged and expanding audience through various platforms including digital, video, social media, and print. As a result, Jonas Magazines successfully reaches millions of readers and site visitors on a monthly basis. We utilize advanced content creation techniques, state-of-the-art technology, and industry-leading data capabilities to produce media and products that effectively engage audiences across various platforms.
We are a multinational media company that operates numerous magazine editions and websites across the globe. Our collective efforts are focused on revolutionizing the publishing industry in the modern era.
Portico Decor Magazine is currently in search of a highly motivated and innovative individual to assume the role of Digital Director. This individual will be responsible for supervising and managing the content across our digital and social platforms. The position in question entails reporting to the Editor-in-Chief and assuming the responsibility of defining the editorial direction for the website, as well as creating innovative and engaging content. The preferred candidate possesses a strong inclination for exploration and possesses extensive knowledge in the field of fashion, including the fashion industry and its cultural aspects. Additionally, they demonstrate exceptional skills in team management, leadership, and fostering team growth. The ideal candidate should possess a robust understanding of narrative structure, possess exceptional editing capabilities, and demonstrate a keen ability to actively engage in ongoing cultural discourse. This role requires an individual who possesses strong strategic thinking abilities and adept managerial skills, capable of effectively analyzing the broader context while also paying meticulous attention to detail. The ideal candidate should possess extensive expertise in the allocation and revision of various types of features, including those related to fashion, culture, politics, profiles, essays, and other relevant subjects. The ability to effectively lead a team in achieving goals related to traffic, social media, e-commerce, and SEO is of utmost importance. Additionally, it is essential to possess the capability to conceptualize and successfully execute collaborative tentpole packages across various platforms such as print, digital, social media, and events. The ideal candidate should possess the ability to collaborate with established writers as well as emerging voices in order to curate a compelling blend of news, informative content, socially-driven franchises, and other engaging materials.
Please note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work. This position is based in Barbados; unfortunately, we will not be able to consider remote workers.
- Work with Deputy Digital Editor to oversee all content on the brand’s website and social platforms
- Work with EIC and Executive Editor to develop a strategy to engage the digital audience, while ensuring that the content is timely, elevated, and fits the brand’s visual identity and voice
- Mentor, manage, and grow a talented team of editors
- Collaborate with print, video, and digital teams to create and execute ambitious editorial packages
- Work with ad sales, audience development, and e-commerce teams to execute on shared goals
- Work with Executive Managing Editor on maintaining the content budget thoughtfully and strategically
- Meet established editorial goals and deadlines
- Actively seek out new and diverse voices
- 8 to 9 years of post-grad experience working in fashion editorial, with at least 5 in digital and social
- 3+ years of experience managing a team
- Strong editing skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines
- Robust network of freelance writers, specifically new voices for the brand
- Deep understanding of Google and social analytics and SEO, and a strategic mindset
- Experience with affiliate programs
- Experience working with sales, e-commerce, and branded-content teams to build out editorial programs and create revenue-generating content
- Passion for fashion, news, culture, and current affairs and the ability to shape stories that move the conversation forward
The base salary for this role is between $145,000 and $174,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as: transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.
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Jonas Magazines is dedicated to promoting the kind of society in which everyone’s voice is heard and valued by using our powerful brands to do so. We appreciate the increased opportunities for new ideas, cooperation, and creativity that come from having a more diverse workforce. In addition to being the moral thing to do, increasing the diversity of opinions within our business will help us create more effective and engaging content that more people will appreciate. That’s why it’s so important to us to create a company culture where everyone feels like their voice is being heard.