Department:Content
Type:Full Time
Location:Currently working from home but there will be a requirement to work in Brasted, Kent, with the ability to work from home up to 3 days per week.

Summary:

We are recruiting for Assistant Editors to join our content team to support the commissioning and creation of high-quality content for our brands across all its existing multi-media platforms (print, digital, live), as well as create new content products to drive new subscribers, increase reader engagement and generate revenue growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of content for the brand across all channels and targeting the appropriate to the audience – including website, email, print, video, podcast, and webinar.
  • Research and write and/ or Commission authors/ industry experts to produce articles and features for the title via interviews, telephone, and email, to grow and develop the brand.
  • Network and build relationships with industry contacts and experts
  • Produce news, features and articles for digital platforms
  • Support with the development and creation of podcasts
  • Support with the production of webinars
  • Research the industry to support the development of event and live activities that include roundtables, industry briefings, networking events, conferences
  • Support with the creation of the content calendar incorporating new print, digital and live content products
  • Any other duties which may reasonably be required.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Prior experience as a B2B Editor or Journalist
  • Degree in a journalism, communications or a related field, or related work experience.
  • Strong proofing / subbing skills /attention to detail.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritise to evolving business needs
  • Attention to detail, flexible and the ability to work under pressure to meet targets
  • Interpersonal skills to enable collaborative teamwork
  • Clear and confident communicator (both written and oral)
  • Analytical with a proven track record of research and development
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office is essential, including Word and Excel. Adobe creative packages would be advantageous but not essential.

Application:

Due to the COVID pandemic the company is currently operating a work from home arrangement. We do offer a hybrid/ flexible working policy however, it will be necessary that applicants can commute and attend the office based in Brasted, Kent.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to Nicola Gilmore, careers@russellpublishing.com

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