Editor – London

Digital
Ref: 334 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Oct 2021
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Editor

Professional Membership Body

Central London – 3 Days in Office, 2 Days from Home

Basic Salary £45,000 dependant on experience plus excellent benefits 25 days holiday, stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance scheme, season ticket loan, eye care vouchers, cyclescheme and a benefits platform Perkbox

6 Month Fixed Term Contract, Ful Time

 

Our client a well-recognised professional membership body is currently seeking to appoint a Editor for their Magazine – print and online on an initial 6 month fixed term contract.

 

The Role

 

To be responsible for the editing and production of The Institute’s magazine and its email alerts, in print and online.

To be responsible for the editorial and commercial development of the magazine and its website.

To manage relationships with external suppliers and key contacts.

To ensure that the magazine reflects the needs of the Institute and its members

 

Person Specification

 

A general understanding of how businesses, not-for-profits and public sector bodies are organised and run

An understanding of governance and the role of a company secretary would be beneficial

Knowledge of the culture and dynamics of a membership body

SEO techniques

At least five years’ experience working on a professional or trade magazine or in a relevant  editorial or online content role

Experience overseeing the production and organisation of editorial workflows

Experience of digital publishing, with particular evidence of building an online presence

working as part of an effective team. 

Ensuring that deadlines are met

First class editing and writing skills

The ability to produce polished copy under tight deadlines

Excellent organisational, planning, prioritisation and time management skills

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a particular ability to present a balance of views effectively. 

Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workload and to meet simultaneous deadlines

Sound knowledge of MS Office and Adobe InDesign

Ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders

 

To apply to this role please send your CV.

 

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

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