Utopia Kitchen & Bathrooms, Editor

Media 10 Ltd
Loughton, Essex
11 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Job Type
Full Time

About Us

Media 10 is an Events and Publishing business, with its HQ based in Loughton, Essex. From humble beginnings as a team of 10 back in 2003 (We’re Media 10 for a reason!) we’re now a line-up of over 275 people across the UK, China and South Africa.

We pride ourselves on producing content and experiences that win hearts, minds - and awards! Whether that’s in the form of an exhibition, website, magazine or digital platform- we create, develop and deliver it in-house - down to the very last detail. Our knowledge of the industry is unrivaled, our passion infectious and our parties legendary!

We have a robust 3 -year global expansion plan in place, and as a result offer a great working environment and some of the best career advancement opportunities in the industry for ambitious, hardworking individuals.

Editor - The Role

The 'Utopia' Brand was created in 2007, but having just launched as a digital platform our new editor will play a key role in shaping the trajectory of Utopia from a digital perspective, as well coming up with new ideas to push creative boundaries for the print side.

We're looking for someone with a rich background in Consumer magazines for this role, who has a keen personal interest in Homes & Interiors and of course, all things social media and digital!

On a day to day this role will see you create compelling multi-platform content, working closely with our wider in-house editorial, digital development and marketing teams to see things through to fruition.

This is a great opportunity for someone ambitious to take the next step up to Editor, working on one of the most loved B2C titles on our roster.

Editor - Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, author, and source content for magazine, website and social platforms to drive audience growth and engagement
  • Coordinate online and print publishing schedules and oversee all branded content areas
  • Oversee design (layout, artwork, photography etc)
  • Final edit and approval of stories and features
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements
  • Manage, develop, and grow social media content and audience
  • Occupy a prominent position in the kitchen and bathroom industry to confidently represent the brand at external events
  • Work closely with the advertising sales department to achieve business objectives
  • Strong writing/editing experience in a similar environment (print, online, social)
  • Determined self-starter with drive, ambition, positive attitude, commercial awareness and strong communication skills at the highest level
  • Ability to work hands-on, prioritise, multi-task and be a pro-active problem solver
  • Hands-on experience with standard print and digital publishing tools (eg MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, CMS systems)

Editor - About You

Our Ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience creating content for print as well as digital / social media ideally.
  • A portfolio of strong writing
  • Ability to evolve ideas to the printed page
  • Excellent organisational and personal skills 
  • Familiarity with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Willingness to travel both within UK and overseas

Why Media 10?

On top of a competitive salary and family orientated team environment, our additional perks include:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Company pension plan
  • Free tickets to all our events for you, friends and family
  • Free magazines from our portfolio and a 50% discount on all subscriptions
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounts in local stores
  • Free eye tests and subsidised glasses
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Bonuses tied to length of service
  • The Media 10 awards. Every year, you vote for the winners - who are then whisked off to an all-day lunch with our CEO.
  • Two HUGE parties at Christmas and in the summer. Check out our Instagram for more details.
  • Fruit 24/7

What Next?

Think you've got what it takes to be our next Editor? Complete the application form below and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch - we can't wait to hear from you!

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