Deputy Editor - Telecoms £35k

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client are looking for a Deputy Editor to join their editorial team based in their London office.

The Role: Deputy Editor

Sector: Telecoms

Salary : £35,000

The Role:

General duties would include:

- Generating creative and engaging ideas for articles

- Commissioning articles for freelance contributors

- Writing copy for print and web

- Sub-editing copy, creating headers and stand firsts

- Proof-reading copy

- Liaising with the Sales team concerning clients' editorial requirements

- Liaising with clients and content team to source images and editorial information

- Selecting images for content

- Liaising with the designer concerning content and layouts

- Proofing layouts for content accuracy and image quality

- Managing the workload of key freelance team members

- Managing the social media strategy

The Candidate:

- Degree level or equivalent

- Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

- Excellent editing skills, accurate spelling and grammar

- Excellent writing and proof-reading skills

- Ability to make decisions and respond quickly and accurately to impromptu requests

- Previous experience working in print/web in an editing/sub-editing capacity.

- A keen eye for detail

- Efficiency, ability to plan time effectively and meet tight deadlines

- Flexibility and ability to multi-task and prioritise in a productive manner

- Diplomatic approach with a warm, positive manner and willingness to support others

- A good eye for visuals, imagery and layouts

- A high standard in quality content, image selection and accuracy of information

- IT literate

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