Condé Nast Contract Publication, Acting Associate Editor

Condé Nast
London (Central)
29 Oct 2015
29 Nov 2015
Job Type
Full Time

Baku magazine, a quarterly Condé Nast Contract Publication, is seeking an Acting Associate Editor to join its London-based team.

This is primarily a commissioning role and the successful applicant will be expected to run the features desk, developing ideas, chasing leads and commissioning stories for the magazine.

The position requires a journalist and editor with excellent contacts in fashion and contemporary art. They will also need a superb grasp of the magazine’s tone.

An innate ability to generate sharp, original, erudite feature ideas, appealing to an international readership, and have them approved by the Editor, should come as standard, as should the ability work with a small dynamic team.

The job will also involve some subbing duties, namely helping write snappy heads, sells and captions on approved copy and pages.

The role would suit someone who is already an experienced and highly competent features/commissioning editor, with the ability to represent Baku outside of the office both in the UK and abroad whilst supporting the Editor-in-Chief.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Commissioning
  • Chasing copy
  • Enforcing deadlines
  • Writing (and rewriting) copy
  • Proofing layouts
  • Supporting the Managing Editor
  • Subbing

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Previous experience as Features/Commissioning Editor
  • Excellent subbing skills
  • An understanding of the tone of the magazine

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