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New Civil Engineer, Features Editor

Shoreditch / Home 
Closing date
18 Sep 2021

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Role: Features Editor  

Brand: New Civil Engineer

Base Location: Shoreditch /Home

Employment Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive


About us: emap part of Metropolis international group is a business-to-business media group with over 40 brands across various sectors. 

Metropolis Group was established in 1994. We specialise in business and consumer media and discount programmes. We have offices in West London, Croydon, Shoreditch, Bolton, Dublin, and Chester. Our business consists of emap and Diamond Publishing Ltd.

About the role: We are seeking someone with previous features editor experience.  Within this role you will support the brand’s digital and print commitments, as well as play a key role in hosting NCE’s podcast – The Engineers Collective – and chairing both physical and virtual events.

You will be reporting on major infrastructure projects in the UK and internationally and networking with industry leaders to deliver thought leadership and industry insight through interviews and profile articles. Your work will span from traditional print and digital only articles, through to putting forward and delivering ideas for NCE live, virtual, and bespoke awards and events. 

About you: To be successful you will need an eagle eye for proof reading, and subbing copy with a high level of accuracy. You will have Ideas and vision to deliver topical, insightful, and informative content relevant to a demanding audience.  With exceptional planning and organisational skills, with the ability to maintain the final content quality despite any difficulties during the editorial cycle.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Taking a strategic, big-picture view of the magazine, ensuring a balance of technical, innovation and people-focused features.
  • Planning, co-ordinating and updating a features pipeline to ensure timely delivery of content.
  • Editing in-coming copy.
  • Liaising with reporters and freelancers on photos and technical diagrams.
  • Responsibility for submission for the final, fully complete feature to the chief sub-editor.
  • Planning, preparing and hosting panel sessions at conferences.
  • Introducing speakers and fielding Q and A sessions at both physical and virtual conferences.
  • Acting as co-host on NCE bi-monthly podcast – The Engineers Collective

Benefits: emap is part of the Metropolis Group, together we are committed to providing a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees.

  • 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell)
  • Health plan
  • Life insurance cover
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Retail discount vouchers and more

How to apply:  Please send your CV, covering letter with notice and salary expectations.  Due to the volume of applications, we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback at the application stage, however if you are successfully shortlisted you will be contacted within 10 working days of the closing date.

Privacy:  Metropolis Group respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data.  We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy at

Diversity and Inclusion:  We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.


EMAP is a content, subscription & networking business. We connect influential people and organisations to a high-value network of decision-makers, data and ideas through our industry-leading portfolio of brands.

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