Regulars Editor

4 days left

26 Feb 2019
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Regulars Editor
Aceville Publications, now part of DC Thompson Media, is looking for a bright, creative and conscientious Regulars Editor to work across its two market-leading titles, Crafts Beautiful and Make it Today magazines.
This position, based in Colchester, Essex, requires someone who has been working in an editorial environment, ideally for at least two years and is ready for the next step up. They need to be organised, focused and able to manage a demanding workload - all with an eye to the deadline. They should be proficient in writing, editing and subbing, and at a stage where they are confident to guide design and oversee proofing changes.
The ideal candidate should also be confident on all social media platforms and able to originate fresh, engaging content for the website on a weekly basis to help enhance the magazine's online presence.
Our department is staffed by lively, creative and passionate individuals who are amongst the best and most experienced in the craft industry. The successful candidate will enjoy the benefits of being part of such a rewarding environment.
The following skills and experience are desirable:
* Two years editorial and online media experience
* Ability to organise, research and write a number of regular pages, overseeing through all stages of production
* Ability to generate new and exciting feature ideas whilst keeping the magazine's audience firmly in mind
* Experience and understanding of online and social media platforms, and how to best utilise them to the benefit of the magazine
* Able to work closely with an advertising team on commercially-driven content
* Excellent communicator, presentation skills may be required
* Able to attend monthly photo-shoots, preparing briefs and calling in relevant products and samples well in advance
* Able to consistently produce clean, accurate copy that is fresh and engaging
* Willing to attend relevant consumer and trade shows, overnight stays as necessary
If you think you have what it takes to join the UK's most established and respected craft titles, then we want to hear from you!
To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter and two examples of your published work to Sarah Crosland. Closing date 8th March, 2019