Deputy Editor

Expiring today

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Colchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Apr 2019
Closes
22 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Aceville Publications is looking to recruit a highly organised, motivated and skilled Deputy Editor on Veggie magazine. The successful candidate will have a great eye for design and detail and possess a flair for feature writing. He or she will also be calm under pressure while juggling deadlines, and be at ease with implementing engaging digital and social media strategies as well as with engaging with a mature vegetarian or flexitarian reader in print. This is a managerial role and some previous experience in overseeing staff is desirable.

The candidate will ideally:

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Have at least two years' experience working in editorial on a women's consumer brand.

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Have a solid commercial grasp of the vegetarian and vegan food and lifestyle sector.

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Be highly motivated, organised, adaptable and able to juggle multiple tasks across our print, online and social media platforms.

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Be used to using initiative and coming up with ideas for engaging editorial content.

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As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to complete a creative task after the interview.

Duties include:

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Researching and writing features to a first rate standard to deadline for print and online.

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Commissioning features, liaising with contributors and PRs and interviewing experts over the phone, as well as via email.

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Keeping up to date with industry news and trends.

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Sourcing high value competitions, giveaways and reader offers.

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Producing editorial for supplements.

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Curating and writing news and regulars.

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Organising and overseeing photo shoots.

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Subbing and proofing own copy as well as other people's.

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Contributing brilliant, commercial editorial and content ideas.

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Overseeing pages from start to finish and liaising with designers.

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Providing commercial editorial support to the advertising department.

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Contributing to many aspects of the magazine's social media and online editorial activity, including organising competitions and takeovers, newsletters, writing and uploading blog posts etc.

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Working with the editorial, promotions and advertising teams on the magazine awards to ensure their continued growth and success.

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Representing the magazine and department at shows and events (may involve travel/overnight stay).

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Attending meetings both in and out of house.

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Managing junior staff (when relevant to the role), and overseeing their development.

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Budget control (when relevant to the role/in liaison with the Editor).

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Liaising with other departments and providing support for promotional, commercial, event and online activity.

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Deputising in the absence of the editor.

To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suited to the role to the Group Editor, Charlotte Smith

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