A rare and exciting vacancy has arisen for the role of Editor of one Archant’s premium lifestyle magazines, West Essex Life.
This position is based at Archant’s London office but there will be an expectation to work within the Essex community. Homeworking and flexible working patterns will be considered. This is a part-time role, working 4 days a week.
This challenging role is a hugely exciting opportunity for the right person to develop a successful and established product in an affluent area of Essex.
The successful candidate will be an ambitious, highly skilled and innovative journalist who has a proven track record in editing magazines.
They will have the ability to help define a content strategy, and deliver it; while using their individual creativity and expertise to take full ownership of the product and make their mark on it.
Digital skills and expertise will also be important in this role including knowledge and experience of managing social media platforms.
They will have an acute understanding of the wider magazine publishing industry including commercial strategies, and will be able to respond to changing trends, markets and audiences.
They will be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop and nurture relationships externally and internally.
They will be a team player but they will also thrive on setting their own pace and working independently.
The deadline for applications is Friday, 16 December.
Download the application form and persons spec, here: http://www.archant.co.uk/careers/editor-west-essex-life-barking/