Deputy Editor

  • £20000 - £25000 per annum
  • Dartford, Kent
  • Hr Go Recruitment

We are delighted to be working with our client to recruit a talented Deputy Editor to work across a number of its business-to-business titles and websites serving the built environment sector. You will be based at the Dartford office and have a minimum of two years' experience in publishing/journalism. This would ideally suit someone looking for their next step up the editorial ladder.

You will ensure regular monthly production of high-quality print titles that meet readers' needs and compete successfully in their market, as well as to maintain and build their online presence.

Key responsibilities:

* Produce compelling, interesting and engaging content across the different brands

* Monitor industry news and produce feature ideas on a regular basis

* Plan and write articles in line with the different brands

* Edit copy and proof-read to a high standard

* Develop and maintain the magazines' online channels (website, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn) and weekly newsletter

* Develop and build a network of contacts favourable to the magazines

* Help to deliver the titles' associated events such as awards, exhibitions and conferences

* Ensure the magazines are well represented at key industry events and maintain the positive view of the publication in the marketplace

* International travel for industry events and client entertainment may be required.

Own transport would be beneficial due to location


* Can demonstrate strong feature and news writing, interviewing, subbing and page layout using InDesign

* Be agile in writing about multiple topics and stories, where audience determines

* Excellent editing skills

* Is highly organised and able to work under pressure to strict deadlines

* Top notch communication skills; able to build working relationships internally and externally

* A solid working knowledge of InDesign would be ideal

* Have a good knowledge of social media

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