Editor

  • Marketing
  • Bangkok, Thailand

Editor

Job description

The role:

DDproperty is looking for an Editor to create and edit features, news and lifestyle articles, in both Thai and English, to provide relevant information to home seekers and real estate investors, which will enable them to make confident property decisions. This in turn, positions DDproperty / PropertyGuru Group to be the trusted advisor for our audiences in Thailand and the region.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Proofread and publish TH and EN property related news daily from freelancers (Monday-Friday and Sunday), and ensure their accuracy and objectivity
  • Initiate, write, source images and publish key feature stories: DDproperty’s Special Scoop (weekly); exclusive stories with content partners for brand exposure and thought leadership (monthly); and, exclusive interviews with C-level executives, influencers and key players in Thailand’s real estate industry (monthly)
  • Attend press conference / media events by major developers, agencies and real estate associations when required
  • Supervise Content Writers on stories, headline ideas and article quality as well as align the output with specific audience needs
  • Work with the Content Services Executive and freelancers on all TH and EN advertorials by proposing topics and / or catchy headlines, as well as put together clear writing briefs and guidelines
  • Write out creative briefs to graphic designers to create infographics or VDO graphics when required
  • Stay up-to-date with the overall real estate market, as well as local and international affairs that would influence the property market
  • Translate press releases / articles / project reviews from Thai to English and vice versa accurately and in a timely manner

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, PR or relevant field preferred
  • Proven work experience (between 5-7 years) in an editorial role, preferably with bilingual channels or publications
  • Experience and interest in Real Estate is highly-desired
  • Demonstrable portfolio of published articles covering hard news, data and lifestyle stories Ability to set and meet deadlines, and fact-check information
  • Excellent writing skills in Thai and a good command of English to liaise with Thai and English speaking clients
  • Hands-on, hard-working and detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work schedules
  • Team player that is comfortable with informal leadership structures