Golf World, Editor

Location
Peterborough
Salary
£ DoE
Posted
18 Oct 2012
Closes
18 Nov 2012
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Editor

An exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced Editor with excellent print and digital skills to join Golf World.

As Editor, you will be responsible for leading a team of talented golf journalists who produce content for print and web, ensuring that all execution is excellent and that high standards are maintained.

Golf World is one of Bauer Specialist’s oldest brands, dedicated to getting under the skin of the game. The title is one of the UK’s largest golf magazines, and commands an enormous amount of respect within golf.

With your strong background in sports journalism on newspapers or magazines, you will be able to show a clear direction for the development of the title and its digital products. The ability to create innovative content in print and digital is imperative. You will build key relationships within the industry, governing bodies and decision-makers, and have excellent people-management skills.

You will be rewarded with a highly competitive starting salary and benefits package. This is the perfect opportunity to join one of Bauer’s most important brands, which will offer you excellent career prospects and the chance to develop your skills in all areas.

Desired Skills & Experience
• Proven experience managing large magazines, newspapers;
• Strong digital content skills;

• The ability to clearly explain the consumer propositions for both the brand;
• Excellent communication skills and confidence in building long-term and productive editorial relationships in the golf industry;

• An understanding of the game of golf is desirable but not essential.

To apply for this important editorial role, send your CV and covering letter to:
Steve Prentice, Managing Director, Today’s Golfer
steve.prentice@bauermedia.co.uk
Closing date for applications Friday 2nd November 2012