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Muddy Stilettos, ​​​​​​​Editor - Muddy Stilettos Cheshire / Yorkshire 

Employer
Muddy Stilettos
Location
Home based
Salary
£31,500 (FTE) + Perks
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Editor, Muddy Stilettos Cheshire / Yorkshire 

Muddy Stilettos is the UK’s No.1 luxury lifestyle platform for AB1 women outside London, with 3.8m reach every month. Our award-winning site uniquely talks to women both regionally and nationally, working with the most exciting local indie businesses but also creating campaigns with global brands such as Sky, Volvo, Royal Opera House, Strutt & Parker, Beauty Pie, MADE.com, NEXT and Paramount+. We help our readers in all facets of their lives, across the Arts, Entertainment, Eating out, Travel, Fashion, Beauty, Finance, Kids and Home. 
Position Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, dynamic editor to help shape and drive Muddy Stilettos’ growth and reputation in the North of England with the brand new launches of Cheshire and Yorkshire, working directly with the Editor-in-Chief and the Senior Management team. 
Please note: you MUST live in Cheshire or Yorkshire to apply for this post and be a national journalist.

Key Areas of Responsibility

These include:

  • Writing, researching and editing reviews and features
  • Idea generation for editorial and sales opportunities
  • Newsletter generation
  • Growing readership and followers across the site and social 
  • Social media promotion
  • Assisting the editor-in-chief where required
  • Representing the Muddy brand across the region

 
PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Urbane, cosmopolitan with great taste
  • An excellent local knowledge of Cheshire/Yorkshire, including the best local businesses and the best of what’s on
  • Charming, fun and unpretentious – you can get along with everyone
  • Organised and good under pressure - able to reliably hit deadlines
  • Positive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • A strong team player – no divas allowed on Muddy!

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Senior experience on national magazines and/or broadsheet titles as an editor or writer – this is a requirement
  • Brilliant writing - accessible, witty, down-to-earth
  • A strong visual eye for what makes a stylish image
  • A full understanding of how PRs, sponsorship and advertising work together
  • Comfortable with mailchimp or similar platform
  • Knowledge of Wordpress is an advantage 
  • Ability to work comfortably across social platforms, particularly IG  
  • Ability to multi-task and work at pace

PERKS

  • Regular press reviews (theatre, pubs, restaurants, hotels, spas, beauty treatments) across Cheshire / Yorkshire 
  • Overseas press trips with our international Travel section

 
Location: Home-based
Hours/days of work:  Freelance consultant contract. Initially 2 days per week, with the potential to move to 3 days a week from Jan 2025. 
Start date: ASAP  
Remuneration: FTE £31,500

Please click Apply now and send your CV with covering letter to the Editor-in-Chief.
 

Company

Muddy Stilettos is UK’s biggest digital lifestyle platform for fun-loving ABC1 women outside London, with 1.2 million loyal users every month across 28 counties.

Our award-winning site uniquely talks to women both regionally and nationally, working with both cool local indie businesses and global brands such as Sky, Volvo and Paramount+ to help our readers “get more from where they live” across the Arts, Entertainment, Eating out, Travel, Fashion, Beauty, Finance, Kids and Home.

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Location
Unit 7-8, Manor Courtyard
Aston Sandford
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP17 8JB
GB

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