Men's Health, Commissioning Editor - 3 Month FTC

London (Central)
24 Dec 2020
24 Jan 2021
Job Type
Full Time

At Hearst UK, there’s always more to the story. Join us as our Commissioning Editor to start the next chapter in your career.

We’re the UK’s leading premium publisher, and the people behind iconic media brands such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Country Living.

We’ve created a working environment that encourages everyone to pull together. We never stop looking for brave new ideas. We’ll always try to develop and improve, we trust each other to do our best, and we have fun as we build on our heritage to make history.

Men’s Health is a lifestyle manual for modern men who drive to succeed in every area of their lives. From functional fitness to mental wellbeing, science to style, nutrition to technology, it provides the tools men need to make the aspirational accessible.


The Commissioning Editor is an integral, cross-platform role within the Men’s Health team, bearing responsibility for and influence over all areas of Men’s Health.

Managing a band of writers and contributors, editing two print sections and three e-newsletters, and looking after much of the brand’s licensing and events activity, it is a job that demands a good contacts book.

You will have daily contact with the Editor in Chief and Deputy Editor. Regular liaison with the Digital Editor and Social Media Editor.

The Commissioning Editor will also be expected to attend weekly team meetings as well as maintain relationships with PTs, fitness influencers, PRs, fitness industry insider and a good mix of science and nutrition experts. This will be for 3-months in the first instance.


This role requires a driven and hard-working self-starter with a can-do attitude and wily initiative.

The successful candidate will be as passionate about good words and pictures as health and fitness, plus have a proven track record in magazine journalism. Experience in digital publishing as well as print is desirable.


  • At Hearst UK, you can choose from a huge range of perks and benefits that can help you learn well, work well and live well including:
  • 25 days’ holiday (with the option to buy up to 5 additional holiday days)
  • Flexible working – we’re happy to discuss options!
  • Summer working hours
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Spend a charity day with your favourite good cause
  • Life assurance and pension scheme
  • Regular socials and more!

There’s more to your story than you imagine. And the next chapter begins right here. Click 'APPLY' now.

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