07 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
Editor, Editorial
Job Type
Full Time

The Chelsea Magazine Company is an award-winning boutique publisher based on the Kings Road in the heart of Chelsea.

We produce compelling content for 17 special interest brands, which are published in print and on multiple online platforms. Every month over 1 million readers enjoy our print magazines and we reach a further 1.5 million online users via our websites, email marketing, social channels and mobile apps.

To create category-leading brands we employ a team of more than 100 dedicated and talented staff, who are led by an experienced senior management group of publishing experts. As well as the head office in London, there are offices in Taunton and Cheltenham.

To ensure our brands remain at the forefront of their markets we employ a dynamic and ambitious team of media experts and ensure a challenging and creative environment where people are encouraged to develop their own ideas in order to enhance and grow the product.

The Chelsea Magazine Company requires a talented editor for its award-winning travel title, BRITAIN – The Official Magazine.

BRITAIN is the official magazine of VisitBritain, the national tourism agency. The magazine has a large newsstand presence and subscriber base, particular in the US, and it was named best consumer holiday magazine at the British Travel Awards 2016.

About the Editor role:

The successful applicant will edit the print edition of the magazine, published six times per year, as well as two annual bookazines, the Britain Guide and the London Guide.

You will be in charge of a small editorial team comprising a deputy editor and an art editor. You will report to the magazine’s publisher and managing director.

Your responsibilities will include planning issues, commissioning content, writing features, subbing copy and liaising with the advertising team.

You will also be responsible for developing and producing content for the magazine’s website in conjunction with the deputy editor, as well as helping to update the various social media channels.

The ideal candidate will be either an existing editor looking to make his or her mark on a successful, long-established brand or an exceptional deputy editor ready to make the step up.

Knowledge of British history, culture, geography and tourism would be preferable, but all ambitious candidates with relevant journalism experience will be considered.

People with passion drive our business, if you are intelligent and excited to be a part of our friendly, go-getting culture, we can offer you a career packed with insight and opportunity, working on leading international brands. If you have a passion for print and digital publishing and think you would be a good fit for our business then we would love to hear from you.

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus scheme, annual leave that increases with service, contributory workplace pension scheme, referral bonus scheme and free magazines.

To join our successful team, apply by sending your CV, covering letter including current salary and salary expectations.

Closing date: 26 February 2018

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