Editor, B2B, International Media owner, East Grinstead, £35-40K


Posted on August 24th.

Well-established and well-known international media owner with excellent print and digital products is looking for a talented and hands on Editor who would love to travel widely on the companies behalf and stay in some of the world’s best hotels. But (and it is a big but) he or she will also work really hard to deliver great content on time and meet demanding production deadlines as well as feeding the publications voracious web site!

This is an exciting, rewarding, fun business and you will be a  good all-rounder with a broad experience of managing a small team, commissioning, writing, sub-editing, proof-reading and working with the design team to produce engaging and readable media!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Devising feature and news ideas
  • Writing and rewriting feature stories
  • Sub-editing
  • Commissioning freelancers
  • Supervising page layout and passing proofs to press
  • To attend trade shows, seminars and other industry events

Key Tasks:

  • Achieve editorial deadlines as per the production schedule
  • Produce news section of the magazine and website, follow up news releases, focus news items on agency and client activities
  • To produce tight features, commission words from freelance and/or staff writers
  • Create flat plan with target ad/edit ratio of 60% advertising overall (excluding house ads)
  • Achieve editorial freelance budget, including imagery
  • Source photography and/or brief graphic designers to source images
  • Organise job/travel diary and supervise the work of the deputy and journalist
  • Conduct appraisals and appraisal reviews with editorial team
  • Work in cooperation with graphic designers to achieve clean, attractive page layouts
  • Oversee/execute proof reading to ensure highest possible degree of accuracy
  • Devise ideas for features, surveys and off-diary news items
  • Attend monthly staff meetings
  • Attend monthly issue meetings with advertising team to discuss editorial plans
  • Attend bimonthly issue review meetings
  • Oversee daily maintenance of both news and events sections on the website with a daily target of three news stories, plus a weekly target of four editor’s blogs.
  • Produce biweekly e-newsletter
  • Oversee production of social media content

Please forward your CV to zoe@escapehatchmedia.co.uk

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