Journalist, East Grinstead, Travel Sector, £25-28K


Posted on January 31st.

Are you a multi-talented journalist who can write, sub-edit, proof-read, devise ideas for features, surveys and off-diary news items and then – in the afternoon – jump on a plane to a far-flung city to attend and cover an international event?

If that sounds like you we are looking for a Jack or Jill of all trades, equally comfortable in a print or digital environment, who has editorial experience, to work in a fast-moving international publishing business focused on travel and events to provide editorial for two magazines and web sites and create content for social media platforms.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Devising feature and news ideas
  • Writing tight news and feature stories
  • Sub-editing peer work
  • Assisting in page layout and passing proofs to press
  • Attending trade shows, seminars and other industry events
  • Populating web sites and social media with content

 

Key Tasks:

  • Achieve editorial deadlines as per the production schedule
  • Produce news for the magazine and website, follow up news releases, focus news items on agency and client activities
  • Update news, blogs, venue update and movers sections online with a daily minimum of three news stories
  • To plan, research and write tight features to deadline
  • Source photography and/or brief graphic designers to source images
  • Execute proof reading of online and print copy to ensure highest possible degree of accuracy
  • Manage personal job/travel diary and time
  • Devise ideas for features, surveys and off-diary news items
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and issue review meetings
  • Attend monthly issue meetings with advertising team to discuss editorial plans
  • Attend industry events (trade shows, international events and evening functions) on behalf of the company
  • Use social media to share web news and interact with readership

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

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