Writer & Assistant Editor

Recruiter
Lipton Media
Location
High Holborn, London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Writer & Assistant Editor

Salary £25,000

A B2B events company with a strong reputation and one of the most popular websites in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries is looking for a writer and assistant editorial manager.

No industry experience necessary: we are looking for an ability to learn fast, write thoughtfully, work hard as part of a team, take responsibility and manage social media feeds.

The ideal candidate will show the ability to produce a range of article types (news, interviews, features, etc.) and be comfortable sub-editing other writer's work for accuracy and quality. They will demonstrate good organisations skills and an ability to hit deadlines.

Based in their Shoreditch office, we expect time to be split equally between writing articles and editing/managing/promotional activities.

Responsible for:

  • Writing 5-6 pieces per month
  • Commissioning additional articles from a team of external freelancers
  • Managing external freelancers
  • Sub-editing articles prior to publication for accuracy and quality
  • Uploading all articles to our website, sourcing images, etc.
  • Posting social media updates
  • Maintaining a busy editorial calendar
  • Monitoring readership
  • Liaise with colleagues to decide upcoming content
  • Attending occasional conferences and face-to-face interviews
  • Working with internal team for article ideas and support
  • Liaising with Editor on overall direction, style, tone and creation of 'campaigns’
  • Keeping abreast of industry developments and being an active contributor to other areas.

Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media sales, digital media sales, print sales, exhibition sales, event sales, conference sales, outdoor sales, radio sales, marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.

Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.