BK Magazine is looking for a Managing Editor

Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash
Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash

 About BK 

BK is the premier English-language lifestyle media brand in Bangkok, and the trusted source for what’s cool in the city. We don’t hold back in our reviews and we speak out on the issues that matter to Bangkokians—and our readers love us for it.

BK Magazine is published and owned by Coconuts Media,  Asia’s leading alternative media company.

 

Objective:

Grow the editorial quality and audience size of BK Magazine 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage editorial strategy, systems, staffing, and coverage decision-making. Devise and implement overall editorial direction, tone, and style.
  • Manage the editorial team of BK to drive optimum performance and achieve objectives to ensure editorial excellence. 
  • Work closely with the Grove team on production of events supporting annual guides.
  • Act as a representative for BK Magazine to the media, marketing, PR, F&B, and travel industries of Thailand 
  • Assist the Editor in Chief with design and print production of BK Magazine’s bi-weekly print run, working with a team of designers and print coordinators. 
  • Regularly write impactful and high quality stories.  
  • Management of BK social media accounts. 
  • Manage monthly freelance budgets and expenses for both publications. 
  • Manage editorial coordination with the Tech department. Work with editors to distil and offer feedback on design and function of BK website from an editorial perspective.
  • Occasionally coordinate with Coconuts TV team on original video productions.

 

Requirements

  •     At least 5 years of experience working as a senior editor/journalist/reporter at relevant publications with a track record of success
  •     A strong network in Bangkok’s media
  •     At least 2 years of management experience
  •     Must be highly proficient in English with excellent writing and speaking skills 
  •     A university degree

 

To apply, submit a cover letter and CV to clarissa@coconuts.co