Resident Magazines, Editorial Assistant

Recruiter
Archant
Location
Kensington, London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
30 Oct 2015
Closes
30 Nov 2015
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Archant’s ‘Resident’ magazine portfolio comprises eight luxury lifestyle titles, hand-delivered to London’s most affluent households, as well as Michelin-starred restaurants, five-star hotels, high-end luxury retailers and leading estate agents. Each title is produced to the highest specifications and, uniquely for the marketplace, contains bespoke local lifestyle content including news and high profile interviews.

The dedicated editorial team are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic editorial assistant to join them to help with a variety of duties. This will include writing regular pages, uploading material to the content management system and websites, assisting with social media, picture research, attending events, various administrative duties and dealing with reader queries.

Our ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, relevant work experience, have an interest in magazine publishing, and a commitment to learning on the job. Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate an interest in local London lifestyle topics from neighbourhood news, homes, property, interiors, food & drink, education and fashion.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period). A wide range of voluntary benefits include a cycle scheme, childcare vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold (charity matched funding).

This role would suit a recent graduate with relevant work experience, looking for their first opportunity in publishing, or someone currently working in the media industry looking for their next step in their journalism career.

If you’re interested in becoming part of our success, please email your completed application form along with your CV to Mark Kebble by clicking 'Apply' now - the closing date for receiving applications is 30 November 2015.

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