International Tax Review, Editor

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£ DoE
Posted
12 Jun 2014
Closes
12 Jul 2014
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editor, Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

International Tax Review is searching for an Editor to manage print and online content, and to represent ITR in the international tax market. We are a premium subscription product that gives tax professionals in industry, government, private practice and research and unbeatable, multi-media source of intelligence on the key areas of tax.

You will report to the Managing Editor and will be responsible for the compilation of articles, both commissioned and staff-written, for our monthly magazine and website, ensuring they have enough content of a sufficiently high quality across a broad range of topics and jurisdictions to compel readers to take out or renew their subscription to International Tax Review.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing two / three journalists.
  • Commissioning and sub-editing feature articles for the magazine and the website from tax advisers around the world.
  • Commissioning features from the staff journalists and sub-editing them for the magazine.
  • Writing news and features for the monthly magazine.
  • Working with the production editor to design and lay-out the pages of the magazine.
  • Writing original articles for our website and sending out the e-mails to readers.
  • Establishing and maintaining contacts with tax executives, officials and advisers, through regular meetings.
  • Attending our own events and other important industry conferences and meetings.
  • Establishing a profile for the publication with the mainstream media.
  • Working with the publisher and managing editor, and other members of the editorial and sales teams, to identify editorially-driven commercial opportunities for the publication.
  • Working with the magazine’s marketing team and managing editor to ensure the publication is being marketed effectively and monitoring web traffic.
  • Contributing to ITR’s social media output to maintain and improve engagement.
  • Providing a consistent, and high quality, number of leads to the subscription sales team.

Extra projects may include:

  • Sending out the research material for the publication’s three annual awards ceremonies; compiling shortlists and judging the winners; managing all editorial material, including scripts for events.
  • Managing the research process and team; editing the commissioned and contributing to and editing journalist-written articles for the magazine’s annual directory of the leading tax firms around the world.
  • Editing the magazine’s quarterly supplements.

There will be opportunities to travel internationally to industry events – including our own - and on research trips.

For more information about International Tax Review visit www.internationaltaxreview.com

Key Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience of managing and developing an editorial staff, of working on own projects and in a team.
  • A background in the policy and / or technical aspects of tax would be useful, but is not essential.
  • An excellent standard of written and spoken English.
  • A well-organised and methodical editor.
  • Capable of dealing with different work tasks simultaneously.

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