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Executive, Engagement

Location: National Library Board,
100 Victoria Street #14-01,
Singapore 188064
Division: National Library
Published Date: 01 Feb 18
Application Deadline: 30 Jun 18

Job Responsibilities

The jobholder’s job scope includes editorship of Infopedia, project management of publications and provision of editorial support for writings and products produced by the National Library team to support the achievement of the strategic outcomes of the National Library.

Singapore Infopedia editorship

  • Edit, re-write and proofread Infopedia articles to ensure that the articles are well-edited and are of quality.
  • Identify, review and flag inaccurate and potentially sensitive Infopedia content.
  • Craft replies and respond to feedback and queries from users on Infopedia content, including making editorial revisions when required.
  • Develop, maintain and update Infopedia style guide
  • Communicate and/or conduct briefings to Infopedia writers on the style guide

Publication project management

  • Manage publication projects and ensure the publications are completed on time and are of quality.
  • Edit, re-write (where necessary) and proofread the publications to ensure the contents are well-edited and are of quality.
  • Manage writers and vendors involved in the publication projects to ensure timely completion.
  • Identify, review and flag inaccurate and potentially sensitive content.

Other editorial support

  • Edit, re-write and proofread content for NL exhibitions, and other NL products and publications, including marketing collaterals and websites/portals.
  • Identify, review and flag inaccurate and potentially sensitive content.

Job Requirements

  • 5 to 8 years of relevant experience in editorial and publication project management

  • Excellent command of English and communication skills

  • Strong editorial skills with the ability to edit a wide variety of publications especially those with a strong research focus

  • Good knowledge of Singapore and Southeast Asian history

  • Passion for research and writing

  • Good team player, good networking skills

  • Meticulous, analytical

  • Have a good eye for design and layout

The successful applicant will be appointed on a 2-year contract.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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Last Updated on 25 May 2018