Managing Editor - City Of Johannesburg Metro Verfied

R 60 000 to 70 000 per month City Of Johannesburg Metro, Gauteng City Of Johannesburg Metro, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 04-05-2022 11:36:49 AM
29-06-2022 11:36:49 AM
Managing Editor (JB1803)
Parktown, Johannesburg
R60 000.00 to R70 000.00
Candidate to be fully vaccinated
Duration: Permanent

Generally, the successful candidate will be expected to leverage pharmacological expertise to benefit the business.
The Managing Editor will manage and perform various editorial and production processes and should have a sound understanding and knowledge of the South African pharmaceutical and healthcare environment, accompanying medico-legal registration requirements, and possess good business skills. While experience in print publishing is an advantage, the production aspect of the position will be taught on the job.
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and building the medicine database, liaising with the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals, driving editorial initiatives to boost revenue streams, together with controlling the applicable printing aspects.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (BPharm) with 5 years’ experience, preferably in the regulatory environment
• Computer literacy (i.e., Word, Excel).
• Positive management of and clear communication with other team members
• Proven business and strategic skills

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintenance of the magazine medicine database (ensuring that it is up to date and accurate)
• Engagement with the pharmaceutical and allied industries in ensuring data accuracy and identifying new business opportunities
• Sales staff support – generating leads and pacing staff on the core publications
• Communicating with magazine subscribers and users when necessary
• Ensuring a smooth workflow between the different production processes (i.e. pricing, proofing, production and printing)
• Close collaboration with the layout staff and printer to ensure cost-effective, timeous, and professional printing
• Performing or supervising relevant general administration tasks
• Overseeing The Generics Dictionary website
• Helping to check medicines information in ad hoc publications and products
• Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring high quality medicine data content
• Strong sense of initiative
• Strongly business oriented
• Team-orientated
• Good time management
• Clear verbal and written communication skills
• Logical and lateral thinker
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent negotiating skills
• Excellent administration skills
• Deadline-driven