World of Cruising, Staff Writer

Highbury & Islington, London
19 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Real Response Media is looking for a talented and enthusiastic staff writer to work on World of Cruising, its market-leading monthly magazine.

We are looking for someone who is already working in consumer magazines or newspapers, writes quickly and accurately and is used to a high-paced environment.

This is a full-time role based at our offices in Highbury & Islington, London.

Key duties:

  • Working closely with the Editor and Digital Content Editor to produce news and features both in print and online.
  • Contribute to the day-to-day running of the magazine and its website.
  • Writing and proofing, covering for the editor when required.
  • Representing the company at external functions/events and meetings and on possible overseas trips, when deemed appropriate by the Editor.
  • Building relationships with key individuals in the cruise industry and with readers.
  • Communicating with readers regularly via social media
  • Working on additional projects and supplements that build and support the brand.

Experience / skills required:

  • Excellent journalism skills – research, writing and editing.
  • You will be a conscientious writer/editor with a great eye for detail. Your copy should be accurate and grammatically correct.
  • The ability to be able to work to tight deadlines, often on more than one title or project at a time.
  • A proactive, adaptable, versatile approach.
  • Ability to rework copy for publication online and in print, quickly and efficiently.
  • Experience of working across both print and digital channels, including use of WordPress, InDesign and social media channels.
  • A personable team player, with strong communication and organisational skills.
  • The confidence and creativity to put new ideas forward, both in content and design.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of and contacts within the travel or cruise industry.

Please apply with a CV, covering letter, salary expectations and two relevant examples of work to Vicky Mayer by completing the application form below.

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