Aceville Publications, now part of DC Thompson Media, is looking for a bright, creative and conscientious Regulars Editor to join its market-leading title, Crafts Beautiful.
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 title, 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 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date Friday 18th January 2018