Muddy Stilettos, Wiltshire Editor

Location
 Homebased.
Salary
​£30,000 pro rata, 2-3 days a week.
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
22 Mar 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Award-winning lifestyle site Muddy Stilettos is looking for a brilliant editor for its Wiltshire edition.
 
SUMMARY

Muddy Stilettos is the UK's biggest lifestyle site for fun-loving, urbane women outside London. Under one brand with a single editor-in-chief, Muddy Stilettos is a network of national journalists across 25 counties helping affluent, hard-to-reach readers make more of their precious time.

We are now looking for a dynamic, experienced editor to aggressively drive readership in Wiltshire. This is an incredible opportunity to join an ambitious company, and also experience the best of what Wiltshire offers.

The ideal candidate is a warm, witty, insightful writer with an eye for a clickable story and an innate understanding of who the Muddy reader is, and what she wants to read. 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • You will have an ongoing working relationship with the Founder and Editor of Muddy Stilettos, who will work with you on perfecting your content, style and tone of voice for the Muddy reader
  • You will work closely with the commercial team to develop income via the core ‘Muddy’ channels

SPECIFIC TASKS

  • Writing and editing Muddy Wiltshire, posting features regularly and gaining and growing a high readership
  • Working with Muddy Stilettos’ Editor-in-Chief and regional commercial team member to maximise commercial opportunities in the county
  • Researching and curating content pieces as necessary
  • Building/nurturing your readership on twitter/FB/IG/Pinterest
  • Producing compelling email newsletters for Muddy Wiltshire subscribers
  • Regularly checking out new shops, theatre shows, events and restaurants (a car is a necessity)
  • Representing the Muddy Stilettos brand in the region

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Urbane, cosmopolitan with great taste
  • Charming and fun – you can get along with everyone
  • Motivated and organised
  • Positive, energetic and enthusiastic 
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  •  A team player

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Brilliant writing - accessible, witty, down-to-earth
  • An understanding of how PRs, magazines, sponsorship and advertising work
  • Journalists, PRs and writers are all ideal candidates – national experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Wordpress and social media is essential
  • Experience of living in a large city would be useful

 

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April 2021 start.