The Chelsea Magazine Company, Assistant Editor – Artists & Illustrators

Employer
The Chelsea Magazine Company Ltd
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£24,000 to £28,000 p.a. DOE
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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The Chelsea Magazine Company: Assistant Editor – Artists & Illustrators

  • Employer: The Chelsea Magazine Company Ltd
  • Location: London (Chelsea SW3)
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000 p.a. DOE
  • Closing date: 10 Jun 2022
  • Reports to: Editor

Job details

The Chelsea Magazine Company is looking for a bright all-round journalist to work with the Editor of Artists & Illustrators.

Main responsibilities:

  • Sub editing and fact-checking, proof-reading, writing captions and using InDesign to a high level
  • Undertake picture research
  • Write news pages, interviews, and some features
  • Manage the websites and social media accounts, creating or repurposing content to attract and maintain a highly engaged audience

Key challenges:

The key challenge is helping to create first class products and communicate the unique selling points to an audience of practising artists including aspiring amateurs, professionals and those who paint purely for pleasure.

We require someone who is confident in delivering concise and accurate copy and able to bring an organised, structured approach to any responsibilities that he or she is given.

Person specification

The ideal candidate will be ambitious, hardworking, resourceful, and independent, with a meticulous eye for detail. An interest or love of art would be beneficial.

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level preferred

Skills:

  • First-rate spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Excellent knowledge of InDesign
  • Meticulous sub-editor proof-reader and fact-checker
  • Ability to write informative copy to specific briefs and tight deadlines
  • High-level understanding of social media posting, scheduling and strategy
  • Experience with WordPress CMS is preferable but not essential
  • Exemplary time management, self-motivated and organised
  • Confident and presentable

Experience:

  • Several years relevant journalistic experience, ideally on consumer magazines

Other:

  • You will be expected to attend occasional events
  • Stand in for the Editor in his/her absence

 

Salary will be according to experience.

 

To apply, please send your CV, salary expectations and a covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 10 June 2022.

 

www.chelseamagazines.com

Company

The Chelsea Magazine Company is an award-winning boutique publisher based on the Kings Road in the heart of Chelsea.

We produce compelling content for 17 special interest brands, which are published in print and on multiple online platforms.

Every month over 1 million readers enjoy our print magazines and we reach a further 1.5 million online users via our websites, email marketing, social channels and mobile apps.

To create category-leading brands we employ a team of more than 80 dedicated and talented staff, who are led by an experienced senior management group of publishing experts.

As well as the head office in London, there are offices in Cheltenham and North Carolina, USA to maximise distribution to the growing audience in North America.

Having acquired or launched eight titles since 2014, The Chelsea Magazine Company continues to grow with an ever-expanding portfolio of fine-quality, consumer specialist brands and we remain committed to improving the ways in which our audiences engage with the subjects they love.

Find Us
Website
Location
Jubilee House
2 Jubilee Place
London
SW3 3TQ
GB

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