German Editor | 32-40 uur

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About Us

Keesing Media Group is the international market leader in puzzle products. We create content for print and develop app and web-based puzzles. With 14 offices in 12 countries, our headquarters in Amsterdam is the beating heart of our operations. Here, we manage and develop Keesing’s international production system, coordinating processes and systems across the globe.

 

About the Role

We are seeking a committed and motivated Editor to join our German editorial team. In this role, you will be part of a small, dedicated team responsible for producing high-quality German puzzles and puzzle magazines. Your tasks will include expanding and improving our German database with specific words and clues for puzzle generation.

 

Responsibilities

  • Produce market-ready puzzles and puzzle issues in line with IPS production planning.
  • Maintain and enhance the quality of existing products by proposing improvements.
  • Create issues for various customers, proofread puzzles, and make necessary database corrections.
  • Develop the German database with words and clues to support high-quality puzzle production.
  • Work on specific projects aimed at expanding Keesing’s capabilities to produce market-ready puzzles using our in-house developed puzzle system.

 

About the Team

The German editorial team at Keesing is small but fierce, with four dedicated individuals servicing the German puzzle market. Working closely with our sales team in Berlin, we ensure all puzzle productions meet our quality standards and deadlines. The team operates from both home and our spacious Amsterdam office, maintaining a 50-50 schedule to keep creativity flowing and stay connected.

 

Qualifications

  • A lover of language, trivia, and puzzles.
  • Preferably a native German speaker with excellent English comprehension. Dutch is a bonus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a language-heavy field (e.g., history, literature, education).
  • Native-level German speaker with impeccable writing skills.
  • Accurate, analytical, and business-focused.
  • Reliable, organized, with a keen eye for detail.

 

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary at scale VI of the BTU, based on your knowledge and experience.
  • One-year contract with the potential for permanent employment with good performance.
  • Pension managed by Stichting Mediahuis Pensioenfonds, with 2/3 employer and 1/3 employee contribution.
  • Personal Choice Budget (PKB) to use as you wish.
  • NS business card (100% employer reimbursement for commuting) or a €0.23 per km allowance.
  • Hybrid work structure supporting a good work-life balance, including a home-work allowance of €2.35 per day.
  • Fun, challenging position in a healthy, friendly, a-political international company where you can be yourself.
  • Optional daily in-house lunch, vitality scheme, and a puzzle subscription of your choice.

 

Contact Us
Ready to join Keesing Media Group in Amsterdam as a German Editor? Submit your application below and receive a response within 5 working days. For more information, contact Sergi Hidalgo via WhatsApp, telephone (0627050835), or email ([email protected]). We look forward to welcoming you to our organization!

 

Job category: Editorial
Employment type: Full Time
Job location: Amsterdam (NL)

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