Editor – Technology Sector

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Remote
Posted 1 month ago

Editor – Financial Markets – Remote UK
Up to £40,000 + Generous Holidays + Other Benefits

My client… is a leading publisher of several market-leading brands and has ambitious plans to expand its product range and revenues, the role would suit an editor adept to new topics and markets and have excellent writing and time management skills.

The Role

Key responsibility would be managing the editorial content of the publications within your charge. You will have responsibility for managing content and coordinating activities across a wide range of platforms including daily, weekly and monthly outlets, and conference newsletters and events around the world.

Main Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include
● Responsible for all editorial content from concept through to publication
● Interviewing experts in the industry
● Writing a mixture of news and features
● Copy chasing
● Send out submission guidelines
● Liaise with contributors
● Carry out industry research
● Train and mentor junior team members

Skills, Qualifications and abilities:

Essential skills
• 3 years+ experience working in B2B journalism as an editor or senior reporter
• Be able to manage a demanding and diverse workload in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrate excellent organisational abilities
• Have the ability to process vast quantities of information but always be accurate and precise in all work
• Demonstrate the ability to pick up a subject matter quickly and become self-sufficient in dealing with copy flow
• Have the drive to develop the products by suggesting new and innovative platforms and ideas, and ultimately, the ability to lead certain projects
• Ability to adjust to tight deadlines
• Willing to travel overseas
• Comfortable moderating roundtable events
• At ease conducting video interviews

Experience
• Carrying out interviews with senior executives
• Managing news daily
• Feature writing to a high standard
• Managing workflow
• Managing freelancers and budgets
• International travel for work
• Reporting on conferences
Qualifications
• Degree level qualification in media, journalism or related subjects although not essential if you have subsequent career experience
• Proficient at using different IT systems including Microsoft Office, Google G-Suite and able to pick up technology easily

Interested? Please send CV’s to dan@mediasearchinc.co.uk

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