Senior Editor, AramcoWorld (628)

Aramco Americas, Houston TX

Work at Aramco Americas

Duration: Full-Time

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Senior Editor, AramcoWorld (628)

Public Affairs - Houston, TX - Full Time

Basic Function

Leads the editorial team and oversees the production of Aramco’s signature cultural magazine, AramcoWorld, across its print and digital platforms. The editor is responsible for content strategy, production and day-to-day operations to assure all elements meet deadlines and quality standards. Responsible also for and vendor contracting. Serves as final editor for all content. Contributes content as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

Establishes editorial themes; leads editorial development meetings with staff, outlining and bringing to completion feature story suggestions from internal and freelance sources; sets length, tone and approach in alignment with publisher’s standards and strategic goals

Determines contractual terms as approved; establishes all deadlines

Responsible for development of all content, mentors assistant editors and freelance contributors to assure standards of policy, tone, accuracy, voice, style, including consistency among AramcoWorld's platform channels

Contributes to the development, selection, sequencing and editing of visual content elements

Manages vendors that include printers, designers, fulfillment houses and distribution channels

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, literature, history, political science, or related field, master's degree preferred

Thorough knowledge of professional standards of editorial journalism and magazine publishing in the US, Europe and the Middle East

Broad knowledge and demonstrated track record of curiosity about the Islamic world and its global context

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

Proficient with applications relevant to print and digital periodicals publishing

At least ten (10) years of relevant experience, including editing and bylined reporting for peer publications, required; 12 – 15 years preferred


About Aramco Americas

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Aramco Americas

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