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Comic Book Jobs: Editor In Chief




Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials, Independent

MedikidzIt’s rare to find an editorial job at a comic book publisher posted on the internet. Lots of comic book jobs in editorial go to insiders and word spreads out to people in the industry. But there’s an editor-in-chief job at a comic book company that could be looking for a person just like you.

Medikidz is a health-based comic book company that uses comics to “explain medical conditions to young people in a way they can easily understand.” Based in the U.K., Medikidz has distributed 1.5 million comics in 40 countries, so they’re a pretty good-sized company.

As editor-in-chief, you’ll be “responsible for the overall quality and content” of their comics, set editorial policy, make final deciisons on content and manage all editorial staff and budget. You gotta have team management experience, that includes a knowledge of editing.

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Responsibilities are what you’d expect for a comic book editor, and you’ll need at least 3 years of industry experience to pull this together. Also, all of their comics are written by doctors, so you know what a fun bunch they are, and you probably won't get to sit around and chat about favorite Fantastic Four villains.

“This is not an entry level position, nor one for career-switchers.” So there. Let that be your guide.

[Artwork: Medikidz]

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