Assistant Editor

Recruiter
Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Redhill, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
28 May 2019
Ref
1127296655
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lloyd Recruitment Services are working with a leading media and events publisher who is looking to recruit an Assistant Editor in Redhill.

Have you got a background in journalism or relevant journalism degree?

Are you keen to work for a leading media company with great career prospects?

If the answer is yes then read on...

What's in it for you?

The company has a reputation for superb staff retention, an excellent working atmosphere and giving staff a fast career passage moving forward! The role offers benefits such as overseas staff trips at the end of each year and company benefits. Salary up to £24,000.

What you will need:
  • Experience in journalism, preferably business to business, and/or a formal qualification in business to business publishing/journalism or PR/accredited industry experience and magazine layout
  • Previous experience writing for print and online
  • Subbing, proof-reading experience
  • IT skills: Design and layout (InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Good communication
  • A driving licence is desirable but not essential.
  • Fixable attitude to travelling as required in the UK and Overseas

What you will do:
  • Write, sub and proof editorial copy such as news and features, to ensure the quality of production, to maintain house-style, factual accuracy and objectivity and to meet deadlines
  • Produce weekly news letters
  • Progress editorial material to schedule to ensure that journals are planned for best use of space
  • Support the Editor in liaison with service departments and sales managers and sub-contractors (eg, printers) to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Attend press visits and represent the magazine at industry events as required by the Editor for a fact-finding purpose for writing articles, to see contacts and source new ones and to take relevant photos, to raise the profile of the journal and build up industry knowledge
  • Produce copy for our website, and update website with news, diary events and show information
  • Maintain our social media (Twitter and LinkedIn) profiles
  • Maintain awareness of all departmental activities and cover for colleagues in their absence
  • Respond to general external enquiries and problems
  • Suggest topics for publication and contribute ideas
  • Lay out pages (editorial copy and photography) using InDesign packages and to ensure that editorial pages are created to house-style and in a manner acceptable to the relevant industry efficiently, cost effectively and aesthetically
  • Process InDesign packages into print-ready PDFs. To process issues online

Salary of £24,000 plus benefits

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