Dezeen, Design Editor

Location
Hoxton, London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
05 Feb 2016
Closes
05 Mar 2016
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Dezeen – the world's most influential design and architecture magazine – is on the hunt for an ambitious Design Editor to join its award-winning team in Hoxton, east London.

This is a unique opportunity to help shape the global design agenda, working with journalists who are at the top of their field and internationally respected.

The Design Editor will work closely with our existing Design Editor, who is moving overseas to help build Dezeen's international presence.

This is a high-profile position for a talented journalist with experience of writing about the sector in an online environment and an impressive list of industry contacts.

The Design Editor will be the face of Dezeen within the design industries around the world, representing the magazine at major events.

Working closely with the Editor and Editor-in-Chief, they will help run a team of journalists and freelancers in the UK.

They will be responsible for covering product, industrial and furniture design as well as graphics, fashion, food, tech and interiors.

They will deliver intelligently written news and features, controversial interviews, cutting-edge projects and curated content published at regular intervals each day.

The ideal candidate will have have a proven track record of negotiating exclusives and breaking major news stories, as well as covering major international events like Milan design week. Needless to say, they will also be able to turn out lively, immaculate copy and explain complex issues in simple language.

Dezeen prides itself on the quality of its copy, so an eagle eye for punctuation, spelling and grammar is essential, as is the ability to thrive under pressure and write and edit at speed with flair and accuracy.

An understanding of what makes a great online story, social media expertise and a working knowledge of Google Analytics, Moz and other key web tools is also vital.

Dezeen is a multi-award-winning online magazine with offices in London and New York. It celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

Please send applications with a covering letter, CV, salary expectations and samples of recent, relevant work by clicking 'Apply' now.

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