Department:Editorial
Type:Full Time
Location:Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing is looking for an Editor to join the transport division to support the success of the international B2B information brand – International Airport Review.

The company’s transport division comprises three brands – International Airport Review, Intelligent Transport and Global Railway review. The brands have a number of channels, including magazines, websites, webinars, events and newsletters.

The successful candidate will manage and edit the International Airport Review brand. The work also involves looking after a fast-growing group of industry contributors who specialise in a wide range of relevant content. Some international travel is required.

We’re looking for candidates with a good track record of working closely with advertising, marketing and events departments to optimise commercial success.

Experience in transport and/ or business-to-business publishing would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering content for the brands 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.
  • Representing the publications at events in the UK and worldwide.
  • Forward plan each year’s issues considering market trends.
  • Identify future markets and new products with editorial & commercial potential.
  • Manage strategic partnerships with third parties in print and multimedia journalism.
  • Ensure copy delivered is cleared for press and working closely with the production team.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Degree in journalism, communications or a related field, or related work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience managing content for a publication in the B2B sector.
  • Proven digital B2B editorial experience, producing insight-driven journalism for news portals.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Strong proofing / subbing skills /attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office is essential, including Word and Excel. Adobe creative packages would be advantageous but not essential.

Application:

Due to the nature of our location, applicants will require their own vehicle to travel to work.

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