Deputy Editor

Recruiter
1st Choice Staff Recruitment
Location
Maidstone
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
1921333370
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our global client is looking for Deputy Editor to join a team of talented and engaging professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to produce content across all publications. Position: Deputy Editor Salary: DOE Location: Working from home, with travel Are you an experienced senior writer, sub-editor or assistant editor on a magazine or newspaper? Are you looking for your next challenge writing, editing and being a key influencer for a B2B publications company and conference organiser? You will provide leadership for our small team of journalists and designers, helping us to deliver original news stories, in-depth features and analysis, and engaging interviews. You must have exceptional writing and subbing skills, plus up-to-date knowledge of optimising content for the web. This is a great opportunity for a hands-on candidate who is keen to take on more responsibility. Job duties: Supporting the editor in running news operations, sourcing exclusives, managing the features calendar, and helping to set the agenda for our coverage. Writing high level and relevant news content for print and online. Researching and writing features and analysis. Working with a small team of designers. Contacting key figures within the industry, including suppliers and PR agencies. Attending and reporting on industry conferences (some international travel may be required). Person specification: Minimum of 5 years working at a senior editorial level on a B2B or consumer publication. Proven track record of researching and writing engaging content for both print and online. Strong project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines. Commercially aware and able to work closely with sales and marketing colleagues. Excellent communication and good networking capabilities. Meticulous attention to detail and excellent subbing skills, including a working knowledge of magazine layout and Adobe InDesign

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