Editor/Account Manager - Corporate Comms £32k-£38k

11 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client are looking for an Editor with a minimum of 3+ years internal communications/agency experience to join their Editorial team and look after an account.

Role: Editor/Account Manager

Salary: £32k-£38k

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent writer
  • A proactive, self-starter, able to act on his/her own initiative
  • An experienced internal communicator
  • Capable of working across a number of accounts - printed and digital
  • Able to adapt to working across different business sectors - transport, logistics, and energy and could all form part of the portfolio
  • Capable of pitching as part of a team
  • Organised with great attention to detail
  • Creative
  • A strong communicator unflustered by dealing with senior people in the corporate environment

We would prefer candidates to have experience of working in the internal communications industry, either for an agency of in-house. Experience of running high-frequency publications and/or of working under sometimes extreme pressure would be an added advantage!

Role and responsibilities:

Core role

  • Act as main point of contact, keeping the client informed of all costings, timetables, deliveries etc
  • Attend editorial meetings
  • Receive and interpret (sometimes complex) briefs
  • Research articles and draft copy to client's brief
  • Provide strategic content ideas
  • Send copy for approvals, chase approvals and incorporate amends into copy
  • Create page plans for each publication in liaison with client
  • Brief designers on each publication and liaise closely with studio throughout the design phase
  • Prepare publication for design
  • Proofread all pages before they are sent to the client, providing headlines, standfirsts and cutting copy where appropriate
  • Take clients' amendments on page proofs and check off before resending to client for sign-off
  • Coordinate projects to make sure they hit deadlines and budget
  • Provide quotes when requested

Business development

  • Develop your publications in conjunction with team members, designers, account director and client
  • Contribute to pitch and new business work as and when required
  • Act as a company ambassador at client meetings or events
  • Support and champion high standards in editorial practices

If you're interested in applying for the role, please follow the instructions listed on this advert.