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Editorial Assistant: Exberliner Magazine

EXB magazine is looking for an enthusiastic Editorial Assistant to join the international team at our new Wedding HQ. In this role, you’ll be supporting the Editor-in-Chief in all aspects of the administration, commissioning, planning and producing of EXB’s various channels and publications, in print and online.

Applicants are young graduates with excellent organisation/time-management skills and a keen interest in publishing. Preference will be given to native German speakers with fluent English or vice versa.

Entry-level position, 30 hours minimum, staff-position, office presence required. 

Editorial Assistant Responsibilities:

  • assisting the editor with daily management, administrative and editorial tasks, 
  • liaising with staff members and freelancers to ensure smooth editorial workflow to tight deadlines
  • keeping track of author deadlines and communicating with them to ensure that work is completed on time
  • performing all required administrative duties relating to editorial staff 
  • contributing to develop new media partnerships and follow-up 
  • sourcing and recruiting new writers, managing HR queries 
  • organising and researching editorial and marketing projects
  • editing/summarising/translating written material
  • contributing personal ideas for upcoming publishing projects, issues, guides and newsletters
  • writing your own material

Editorial Assistant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, or a related field (journalism qualifications and/or experience a plus)
  • work experience in a similar role
  • English language skills (native speaker), excellent German skills (minimum C1) or vice versa 
  • in-depth knowledge of the publication process and best practices.
  • a team player with exceptional communication skills.
  • ability to prioritise, multitask and work under pressure.
  • experience with social media and team’s communication/organisation tools (Google Sheets/Excel, Trello, Slack, etc)
  • good knowledge of Germany, Berlin, Exberliner in print and digital

The company: Exberliner was founded by three journalists in 2002. It’s Germany’s largest English-language magazine. The Berlin-based independent monthly has grown into a family of print and digital publications including Exberliner.com, Exberliner Newsletters, Exberliner City Guides and our social media channels. The Exberliner brand stands for independent journalism and the free-thinking spirit of the city, with deep connections within the diverse international and cultural scenes of the German capital.