Cosmopolitan, Bookings Editor

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
08 Oct 2017
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editor, Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Role:

The Bookings Editor will be responsible for organising the production of all fashion/beauty shoots and stories, and will occasionally help with celebrity shoots. As part of a small team, the Bookings Editor will also have the opportunity to work on shopping pages within the fashion section. 

Main Areas of Responsibility:

Models 

  • To strengthen existing agency relationships and help secure the best models for the magazine 
  • Create a “Wish List” of preferred Cosmopolitan models seasonally (alongside Fashion Director) and oversee all casting 
  • To constantly build on Cosmopolitan’s relationships with London based and international model agents 
  • To identify the new and upcoming models seasonally and to secure these models for the magazine before they are taken on by our competitors 


Photographers 

  • To connect with the most influential photographic and stylist agencies, to gain their support and ultimately their talent to work for the magazine 
  • To constantly build on Cosmopolitan’s network of international photographic agents 


Creative, Hair and Make-up Artists 

  • To look out for new photographic and hair and make-up and model talent 
  • To monitor competitive magazines to keep abreast of new photographers, stylists and models 
  • Keep abreast of the industry’s best hair and make-up artists and create a list of Cosmopolitan’s “Preferred” hair and make-up artists 


Locations 

  • Research interior and outdoor locations for international and local shoots, creating location files 
  • Work with Travel Editor to identify opportunities for trips accommodation to enable our fashion teams to shoot on location 


Props 

  • To source and collect props for shoots when time permits. 


Shoots 

  • To attend shoots occasionally, particularly when invited to do so by the stylist or Art Director, or when responsible for props. 


Budgeting 

  • To allocate and manage budgets for all Fashion shoot in conjunction with Fashion Director 


Production 

  • To work in conjunction with the Fashion Director on commissioning all fashion well stories 
  • To orchestrate seasonal budget and shooting schedule in consultation with the Fashion Director, and deliver this schedule weekly to the Editor in Chief ,Fashion Director, Managing Editor and Creative Director. 
  • To oversee the organisation of all main fashion shoots i.e. booking photographers, hair and make-up artists and models, directly or through their agents, and arranging locations, while keeping to fashion page budgets. 
  • To maintain constant dialogue with Fashion Director and Creative Director to ensure systems re print orders orders/layouts etc… run smoothly 
  • To book all travel arrangement ( cars, flights hotels) for fashion teams attending the collections 


The Person 

  • Strong organisation skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Passion and interest in women’s titles, particularly Cosmopolitan 
  • Experience of casting.


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