Department:Content
Type:Full Time
Location:Russell Publishing operates a hybrid working policy with the ability to work from home up to 3 days per week.
Our office is located in Brasted, Kent.

Summary:

We are recruiting for an Editorial Assistant to join our content team to support deliver and create high-quality online news and content for our brands across all its existing multi-media platforms (print, digital, live), which will drive new subscribers, increase reader engagement and generate revenue growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Editor with delivery of content for the brand across all channels and targeting the appropriate to the audience – including website, email, print, video, podcast, and webinar.
  • Be responsible for the daily news output on the brand website.
  • Edit and proof articles, news and content as instructed by the Editor
  • Build strategic relationships with key industry influencers
  • Produce news, features and articles for digital platforms
  • Any other duties which may reasonably be required.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Evidence of assisting in delivering multi-media content
  • 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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