Assistant Editor

Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
Redhill, UK
19 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
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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