Deputy Editor, Natural Health Magazine

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28 Aug 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Editor
Salary- GBPDOE
The Role:
Natural Health is looking for a talented, ambitious deputy editor to help grow and develop its market-leading title and extensions.
Launched in 2000, Natural Health is a destination brand for the 40+ woman, covering clean beauty, eco living, complementary therapies, self care and yoga - a wellness bible for leading a healthy, holistic lifestyle.
Working alongside the editor, you will take a central role in delivering Natural Health's editorial strategy in print and digital, as well as spearheading the Natural Health International Beauty Awards. An unwavering grasp of our core demographic's needs, and the content that will surprise and delight her, is absolutely key.
The ideal candidate will be positively brimming with creative and commercial ideas, a razor sharp sub, unflappable under pressure, an experienced and dependable manager, with a writing style that jumps off the page - and screen.
Aceville Publications, part of DC Thomson Media, has over 35 years' experience of publishing print and digital media, and our market-leading magazines and bookazines have a global reach of over 17 million.
Key responsibilities:
Oversee the complete production cycle of 35+ editorial pages; from feature and image research to design sign-off with the art director
Actively contribute to the continued commercial success of Natural Health and its brand extensions
Drive the digital strategy for the website and social channels, as agreed with the editor
Play a central role in Natural Health's International Beauty Awards and ensure its growth
Concept and style lifestyle imagery at our award-winning photography studio
Commission a stable of freelancers to budget
Appraise junior staff and take responsibility for their professional development
Provide support for promotional, event and online activity and commercial outreach
Deputise in the absence of the editor
About you:
Proven track record of managing a creative and fast-paced editorial workload to tight deadlines
Keen eye for a story and exceptional feature writer
First-rate subbing and proofing skills, for both print and online
Brimming with on-brief and original ideas, demonstrating an in-depth understanding of the women's lifestyle sector
Confident and clear communicator, who can represent the brand at industry events and engage with senior figures
Experienced manager with great leadership skills
Ability to work closely with our commercial teams and provide direction and insight
This role is a full-time position, based in our Colchester office. The closing date is the 20th September, and interviews will be taking place W/C 7th October.
To apply please send a covering letter and CV to the Editor, HollyTreacy