Staff Writer & Assistant Editor

£25000 per annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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 the Shoreditch, London office, we expect time to be split equally between writing articles and editing/managing/promotional activities.

Responsible for:

* Writing 5-6 pieces per month
* 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.

* 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

The recruitment process will include interviews and at least one written exercise.