Muddy Stilettos, Editor - Cambs / Suffolk | Part Time - Maternity Cover

Location
Cambs / Suffolk - Flexible Homeworking
Salary
£30k pro rata
Posted
06 May 2021
Closes
06 Jun 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

Part time, Homebased, 3 days per week

 

Award-winning lifestyle site Muddy Stilettos is looking for a brilliant editor for its Cambs/Suffolk 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 Cambs & Suffolk. This is an incredible opportunity to join a friendly but ambitious company, and also experience the best of what Cambs & Suffolk offer.

The ideal candidate is a warm, witty, insightful writer/editor 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 of Muddy Stilettos, who will work with you on content, style and tone of voice
  • You will work closely with the commercial team to develop income via the core ‘Muddy’ channels


SPECIFIC TASKS

  • Writing and editing Muddy Cambs & Suffolk, 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 Cambs & Suffolk 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, fun and unpretentious – you can get along with everyone
  • Motivated and organised
  • Positive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Able to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • 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 Mailchimp is helpful
  • Working experience of social media is essential
  • Experience of living in a large city would be an advantage
  • You need to be living in either Cambs or Suffolk to apply for this role

 

Please click 'APPLY NOW' and send us your CV and covering letter.

Start: ASAP

Similar jobs

Similar jobs