Whitmar, Online Editor

Whitmar Publications Ltd
Southborough, Tunbridge Wells (GB)
Salary dependent on experience
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Job Type
Full Time
Online, Trade Publication, B2B
Editorial, Editor, Digital Editor
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Online Editor

We are looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Online Editor who has an exemplary command of the English language to support the editorial team.

Experience is preferred however we will accept applications from candidates looking to start a career in journalism. There are exciting opportunities to develop and learn new skills. You must be able to work well in a team and prioritise your workload efficiently.

The successful candidate will support the three magazine editors by uploading content onto the website and proof reading the magazines. You must also be able to whip press releases into engaging news stories, and promote those stories online across the company’s various social media platforms.

The role may at times require the candidate to travel, nationally and internationally, to help report on industry events.

Essential skills
Excellent spelling and grammar
Good time keeping
Good organisation
Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of social media platforms
Proof reading

Preferred skills/experience
Ability to write structured news stories

NCTJ qualified
Experience interviewing key industry members (face to face/phone/on video)
Video production
Knowledge of using Word Press
Photography skills



First founded in January 1989, Whitmar Publications quickly grew to become one of the leading specialist publisher in the commercial and packaging printing markets. Its goal is to deliver high quality editorial content through its printed magazines, online portals, events and social media channels.

At the end of 2012, the company took the decision to concentrate its publications on the growing areas of the printing sector, and it now boasts three of the leading trade titles within the industry, Digital PrinterFlexoTech and Digital Labels & Packaging.

Whitmar Publications uses a broad range of media to deliver dedicated content to its readers. From the traditional printed magazines, which are also available to read online, through to e-newsletters and all major social media channels. In the summer of 2018, the business made a significant investment in a new website in order to provide easily accessible content across all its titles. Added to this, the company also purchased the well established and highly regarded online job board Ozzle.co.uk to offer the industry a powerful proposition for online recruitment.

To help the readers understand and create opportunities from the fast changes in the print industry, the company also organises a variety of conferences, seminars and roundtable events, such as the Digital Print for Brand Success Conference.

Furthermore, Whitmar Publications has built a fine reputation for putting on the best awards events in the industry.


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+44(0)1892 779595
30 London Road
United Kingdom

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