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Marketing Week is looking for a talented, creative and ambitious features editor. This role is very senior and the successful candidate will be expected to play a large role in shaping the editorial direction of the magazine.
As an experienced editor, they will be expected to manage a team of features writers and freelances, overseeing both the print magazine and online experience of features. This requires working with the art team, production team and commercial team on a daily basis. This job requires incredible planning skills, good legal knowledge and ability to work within a budget. A sense of humour and ability to keep calm under pressure is also a must.
The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for layout and page design. Experience in creating interactive features is desirable. Marketing Week publishes daily online, weekly in print and has a large number of special quarterly commercial-led sections, so this is a role encompassing a vast number of responsibilities and deadlines.
This job is one of the lynchpins of Marketing Week, going far beyond simply editing copy and we are looking for a truly exceptional individual to fill this role.
Core Desirable Skills
An infinite number of fantastic creative ideas
Incredible planning abilities
Ability to delegate successfully
Good interpersonal skills
The ability to visualise and articulate how features can be best presented online
Ability to make and maintain industry contacts
Ability to represent Marketing Week at events and conferences
Strong commercial sensibility
Creating SEO-compliant copy
High degree of numeracy
Familiarity with CMS systems
Good legal knowledge
If this sounds like you, please send your CV along with three ideas that you believe would make a gripping cover story for Marketing Week to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 6th.