Career

Southeastern Globe Communications Co. Ltd. is a growing Southeast Asia media group with a presence in eight countries across the region and four titles in our portfolio. All of the company’s publications are known for their commitment to quality journalism and content. Based in Phnom Penh, an exciting and very liveable city, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated applicants to join our young and committed team.

Our portfolio currently covers the following publications:

  • Southeast Asia Globe
  • Discover 
  • Stuff (Cambodia)

 

Currently, we are hiring to fill the below positions.

I. LEAD DESIGNER

About the role

As head of a small team of local designers, the Lead Designer will oversee all aspects of design on Southeast Asia Globe, Focus Asean, Discover and will have an advisory role on Stuff Cambodia, assisting that team where needed.

Core duties and responsibilities

* Developing creative concepts, graphics and layouts for all titles
* Understanding of editorial concepts and how to present them
* Coordinating with editorial team to determine cohesive graphic structure of the print editions
* Oversee design of newsletters, in-house adverts, apps, website, as well as promotional materials for the company
* Coordinating with third-party suppliers such as printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, or other designers
* Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements as needed
* Oversee preparation of final layouts and artworks for printing house
* Optimise photographs and all files for printing
* Quality control and oversight on production at printing house

About the applicant

* Well organised with an ability for multitasking
* Ability to work to tight deadlines
* Strong interpersonal, communication and comprehension skills
* Proven, excellent knowledge of design software, techniques and tools including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
* Demonstrable ability to make difficult design decisions
* Proven knowledge of typography and grid systems
* Exceptional creativity and drive to exceed expectations month after month
* Proven, bordering on pedantic, attention to detail
* Good English reading and writing skills
* Photo selection experience a plus
* At least four years of industry experience, at least one year of which in a senior design position
* Degree in design, or a related field, a plus

Applying

Applicants should send their CV, a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role and relevant samples of their magazine layouts and design work to editor in chief, Dene Mullen: d.mullen@sea-globe.com

 

II. SALES EXECUTIVE

About the role

The sales executive will work together with the management team to generate revenue for the company’s publications, extending to both our print and online channels, which we are looking to take to the next level.

Core duties and responsibilities

* Find prospective new clients
* Contact local decision makers
* Set up and conduct sales meetings
* Understand client needs and present solutions accordingly
* Sell advertisements for all media (on- and offline)
* Attend business and social events on behalf of the company
* Increase client outreach
* Maintain client and contact database
* Support the development of new company projects
* Administrative support for the sales and marketing department and the company’s special projects
* Support and update local distribution networks

About the applicant

* Good organisation and ability to work to tight deadlines
* Confident, with a persuasive manner
* Hungry for success and sales results
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent English reading and writing skills
* Proven attention to detail
* Must be able to balance a variety of responsibilities and handle many projects simultaneously, efficiently, and accurately
* Previous experience or a degree in business/sales
* Knowledge of or experience in the construction/property industry is a plus

Applying

Applicants should send a copy of their CV and a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role to sales and marketing director Paul Weinert at p.weinert@sea-globe.com and publisher Tassilo Brinzer
at t.brinzer@sea-globe.com.

 

III. GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

About the role

The Graphic Design Intern will support our Marketing Manager increase readership across each of the publications through designing on-brand advertisements, visuals, media kits, event materials and other artwork as needed. We need highly creative designers and independent thinkers who can propose an idea and run with it. We have an inclusive and open culture, so whether you are a senior executive or intern, your opinions and ideas matter here at Globe.

The Design Intern will be an integral part of the team at Globe. With experience working as part of an international staff, you will make global connections, improve your English language skills, learn the ins-and-outs of the journalism industry and build a strong portfolio of work.

Program Duration: 3+ months, part-time

Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 9AM – 6PM (Half-days possible or 2-3 days/week)

Core duties and responsibilities

*Develop concepts, graphics and layouts for online or print publication
*Prepare and check artwork’s color, copy, text format and image scaling for print/web
*Manage all photo, graphic and art references used in creation of published materials (with thorough understanding of copyright, reprint and permission processes)
*Liaise with printers to ensure material is printed to highest quality
*Translate copy from Khmer to English, as necessary

Requirements

*University student or recent graduate with design major or experience
*Proficiency with InDesign and Photoshop
*Highly creative and innovative
*Understanding of design trends and how to apply them to the brand
*Ability to work well independently and bring fresh ideas to the team
*Professional, punctual
*Fluency in Khmer and proficiency in English

Applying

Interested candidates, please send your CV and design portfolio to Jessica Scalzo at: j.scalzo@sea-globe.com with the Subject Line: “I’m your new Design Intern.”

IV. EDITORIAL INTERNSHIPS

We have internships starting from six months, although individual circumstances will be considered. Ideally, you have a degree and/or experience in journalism/media/design and are fluent in English in speaking and writing.

Applicants should send a copy of their CV, cover letter and samples of their work (if applicable) to editor in chief Dene Mullen at d.mullen@sea-globe.com.

Application deadline: ongoing