Managing Editor - Drink industry - 12 month contract

Armstrong Lloyd
London (Greater)
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Managing Editor - Magazine & Digital Media

South West London

12-month fixed term contract

Flexible working hours: office based, some days working from home, evening bar/restaurant events and very occasional weekend bar/restaurant events.

Salary negotiable


Our client is a global leading media and events group offering an excellent working environment and flexibility.

We're looking for a talented Managing Editor on a 12-month fixed term contract with proven experience in magazine, publishing and digital media.

The industry is on-trade alcoholic drinks industry (wine, beer, spirits - UK on-trade) although the client is open to revieiwng candidates with the relevant editor experience within another sector.

* You will be developing content both print and online, directly managing a News Editor and Editorial Assistant.

* Working with your direct team, two freelance Editors and digital designers, you will be managing and growing the brand’s successful events, online media, and social media channels reporting to an Event Director.

* You will need to develop strong relationships with the audience and it’s clients as well as internal marketing support teams.

* Budget management.

* As you will be dealing with, and attending events at bars and restaurants, this will not be a 9-5 position – there will be some remote working and evening/weekend events to attend.

Skills and Experience

* You will be a highly organised person who enjoys working in a fun and fast-paced industry where flexibility, planning, communications skills, and organisation are key.

* You will be line managing and mentoring two people and working withing a small team therefore hold previous experience managing others.

* You will have creative vision when covering/developing news, both online and in print and the highest standard of editing and proofing skills.

* Knowledge of In-Design, Photoshop, Video Editing, CMS, managing Social Media channels, SEO, newsletters and multimedia content - delegating the planning to the digital and marketing teams.

Our client has appointed Armstrong Lloyd to manage the applicant response for this vacancy. Due to the high volume of applications received we regret that we are not able to respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of your application, we regret that you have not been successful on this occasion

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