Junior Editor - Memberships (£30k + bonus DOE)

Recruiter
Inspiring Search
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Editor - Memberships (£30k + bonus DOE)

This role would suit a creative and commercially-minded person with a hunger to prove themselves in an editorial position.

Based in North London, Client is a leading membership, publishing, and events organisation within the digital marketing space. As well as hosting events across a variety of formats, they publish highly-regarded editorial content. This includes a quarterly B2B magazine, Annual Source Guide, online content library, and an informative weekly newsletter; supporting the activity of their members. This exciting and strategic position is tasked with growing, engaging, retaining, and increasing spend of agency partners through editorial content; online and in print. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced candidate combining hands-on editing/writing, editorial strategy and line-management.

The role:

  • Nurture relationships with members, maximising their editorial opportunities through membership inventory. Driving member retention and increasing spend in other business areas
  • Produce a quarterly print magazine through research & platforming stages, to content creation, editing, pre-press and print. Crafting cutting-edge industry content to drive readership and increase traffic
  • Strengthen partnerships with members to increase exclusives and PR opportunities for Client’s events and editorial platforms
  • Attend industry events to engage prospective members
  • Interview high-profile marketers, and keep a finger on the pulse of industry advancements
  • Plan, curate, and execute informative weekly newsletter; increasing readership and optimising shareability of content
  • Produce the Client’s Annual Source Guide; the holy grail of digital marketing. Re-fresh and execute the publication’s commercial and editorial strategy
  • Own responsibility for online content library. Writing, editing and commissioning technical and business content to the highest standard
  • Creatively promote client’s content and events whilst building our community across social platforms: LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
  • Partner with the Senior Programme Editor to identify and confirm leading marketers as event speakers
  • Support the Publishing Director and train, lead & motivate the Membership Content Executive
  • Be the face of Client’s events, chairing regular seminars and conferences, and publicly interviewing topic experts

This is an excellent position for someone with 2+ years of editorial, content or membership management experience, and the following attributes:

  • Proven experience of producing and editing multi-platform content for a professional audience
  • Experience of writing and reporting on new technology and digital marketing would be advantageous
  • Strong visual eye and a good working knowledge of copy-editing and proofreading standards
  • Ability to work to tight publication schedules and the aptitude to manage a varied workload
  • Collaborative approach; a genuine team player with a passion for excellence
  • Strategic flair for social media
  • Confident, charismatic, able to build rapport quickly, and possessing the propensity to build a solid network of contacts
  • Ability to mentor and manage junior team members
  • Flexible, outgoing, and have a good sense of humour