Editor, East Grinstead, B2B, Global travel, £35-40K


Posted on May 8th.

Well-established and well-known media owner with excellent print and digital products is looking for a talented editor to head up the magazine and website. You will travel widely representing the company and stay in some of the world’s best hotels however, you will also be able to cope with pressure, deliver great content on time and meet demanding deadlines as well as feeding the voracious website.

This is a very successful privately-owned company based in lovely offices in East Grinstead. The role will be exciting, rewarding and fun for someone who is 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.

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 o 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

Responsibilities:

  • 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

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

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