Woodcote Media Ltd, Editor
Editor - B2B magazines. Exciting opportunity!
Woodcote Media Ltd is a well-established specialist business to business publisher spanning a number of industries, notably renewable energy. Based near Morden in south London, our titles include leading global brands Biofuels International, Bioenergy Insight, Fluid Handling magazine, World Aerosols and Tank Cleaning magazine.
Due to a successful new launch and increased work flow, we have a fantastic opportunity for an editor to work across two of our titles, World Aerosols and Bioenergy Insight.
The position would suit a journalist with 2+ years’ writing experience looking to step into an editor role to help get the newly launched title to the leading magazine in its field.
This is an excellent opportunity for the person to play an instrumental role in development and they will be expected to travel to leading conferences and events globally.
Reporting to the managing editor, they would be working as part of a small, friendly and close-knit team alongside the publisher, sales and design staff.
We are looking for a self-starter who can demonstrate commitment and initiative. The house style, brand guidelines and workflow are already defined and well established.
The successful applicant ideally needs to have experience of commissioning articles, working with freelancers and contributors, liaising with press agencies as well as international companies.
They will be able to identify content and commercial opportunities across all platforms and implement ideas.
The role entails feature writing, sub-editing, collating and updating news both print and online, preparing weekly newsletters, updating social media platforms and interviewing experts with a view to creating original content.
They will be expected to attend conferences and tradeshows globally so must be presentable, a good communicator, inquisitive and able to show passion and drive to help move the publications forward.
- Excellent communication skills and written English
- Good attention to detail
- Knowledge of proofing and sub-editing for both print and digital
- Ability to conduct research and interviews, validate sources and ensure consistency of house style
- Must be comfortable on the phone to conduct interviews and chase content suppliers/sources/contributors
- Able to deal with and understand technical content
- Knowledge of social media and optimising content for SEO would be an advantage.
Please complete the application form below with covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.