Magazine Editor

Up to £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
10 Aug 2018
07 Sep 2018
Max Forsyth
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
The UK's best selling monthly subscription magazine are looking for a new Head of Editorial, based in Kent, to oversee strategy, development and publication of both print and digital platforms.

As Editor, you will take charge of an editorial team of 7, who currently produce a magazine with over 250,000 subscribers and a readership of over 2.5 million (print and online).

You will tasked with growing the subscription base, whilst conducting a review of content to target a wider demographic in order to drive income.

As Editor, your main responsibilities will include:

* Set, create and support magazine editorial strategy, ensuring inspired content is produced, and print is still valued, whilst creating a digital magazine that can rival other national magazines and grow circulation
* Develop a multichannel approach to the Magazine allowing editorial to be consumed effectively in different channels
* Manage the editorial and art team as well as staff and freelance writers
* Ownership of the editorial calendar, content plan and budget
* Support the magazine subscriber growth strategy with strong editorial product
* Responsibility for the development of a consistently stylish, high quality monthly print and digital magazine, leveraging the inherent strengths of each channel to drive growth in circulation
* Responsibility for the ongoing development of the editorial team

Your main editorial skills and experience will include:

* Significant editorial leadership experience in a print and digital magazines
* Excellent writing and editing skills, with evidence of great copy
* Strong people and performance management skills
* Demonstrate complete understanding of business plans and goals and proven ability to increase circulation, readership and engagement
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* Excellent design, typography and layout skills. Proven journalistic skills in spotting and developing stories/themes

If you feel you have the skills and experience please apply now!

Closing date 31st August 2018.

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