Archant, Editorial Assistant - County Magazines

Recruiter
Archant
Location
Based in Cheltenham or Warrington office (with knowledge of the north).
Salary
£DoE
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Archant Life’s editorial team, the UK’s leading publisher of regional lifestyle magazines.

Based in our Cheltenham Office, you will be working for several quality publications including two of Britain’s biggest county magazines, Cheshire Life and Lancashire Life.

The role will involve researching and writing regular feature articles for the magazines and websites, uploading material to the content management system and websites, assisting with social media for brand promotion, picture research and various administrative duties including dealing with contributor correspondents. There will also be opportunities to attend events.

Our ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, relevant work experience, have an interest in magazine publishing, and a commitment to learning on the job.

You will have either lived or studied in Cheshire or Lancashire, or both, and a demonstrable interest in issues affecting these counties, including the countryside, food and drink, property and interiors.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period). A wide range of voluntary benefits include a cycle scheme, childcare vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold (charity matched funding).

This role would suit a recent graduate with relevant work experience, looking for their first opportunity in publishing, or someone currently working in the media industry looking for their next step in their journalism career. A full driving licence would be advantageous.

If you’re interested in becoming part of our success, please email your completed application form along with your CV by completing the application form below.