Posted 2 weeks ago

Content Creator

  • Full Time

    Full Time

  • Colchester, Essex

    Colchester, Essex

job description

The Special Projects Hub serves the entirety of the Aceville brand portfolio, which includes Natural Health, Health & Wellbeing, Grow Your Own, the Teach group and a multitude of crafts, franchise and lifestyle brands. It also creates two serialised print products of its own, Modern Home and Make It Today, plus a seasonal contract publishing title for crafting brand Create & Craft.

The ideal candidate will be a versatile and accomplished content writer for both print and online, hungry for innovation and able to pivot between editorial, promotional and commercial tasks effortlessly. You’ll feel energised by a fast-past environment and are able to work with multiple departments to ensure the smooth and creative delivery of products and projects. No two days will ever be the same – flexibility and enthusiasm are intrinsic to success in this role. Print journalism and digital content experience is required; this is a senior editorial position.

Job Specification
Research, write, collate and sign-off editorial, commercial and promotional content for the Special Projects hub, spanning various brands, platforms (print and digital) and briefs, to multiple deadlines

- Manage and drive the development of promotional magazine polybags

- Plan and direct photo shoots and video shoots, including sourcing products and styling, as required

- Commission and brief craft designers, experts and contributors

- Develop, grow and manage websites, e-newsletters and social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn

- Build and nurture relationships with PRs, contributors, advertisers and other external contacts

- Oversee and line manage junior staff and interns

- Represent the company in a professional manner at client meetings and shows

- Perform other tasks delegated by the Head of Editorial (Lifestyle) and Editor to support the team and wider departments, when required

Previous experience in consumer magazines, plus proven digital and social media experience is essential. This role encompasses, but is not limited to, the craft, health, teach and home sectors.

To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter outlining why we should hire you, plus two examples of your work to the Editor of Special Projects Print Hub, Emma Cant emma.cant@aceville.co.uk.

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  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year(starting at 20 days and incrementally increasing after two years' and five years' service)
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Annual staff events
  • Regular charity inter-department events
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Submit your CV to us using the form. If you have any questions about a role, or simply want to check that we have received your application, just get in touch!

Head of Talent
Tel: 01206 505900