JOB VACANCY: Magazine Editor

A fantastic opportunity has come up at DC Publishing headquarters – we’re recruiting for an experienced journalist to join our team as the editor of our titles.

Working as part of an established company with a reputation for producing high quality magazines, this is a great chance to make your mark on a number of successful titles and supplements.

This is a varied role, with titles covering everything from education to disability, celebrity to parenting, requiring a natural curiosity and fantastic communication skills.

You will be an experienced journalist with a proven track record of producing compelling copy for commercial titles; with key contacts in PR, charity and the public sector; who works well under pressure; and understands key elements of the publishing process, such as schedules, deadlines, flat planning and copy generation.

Key responsibilities:
  • Editing, subediting, fact checking and proofreading all content
  • Writing features and news stories for print and online for all titles
  • Formulating ideas for all titles
  • Flat planning all magazines
  • Researching, via telephone and online
  • Sourcing images
  • Interviewing
  • Working with advertisers to generate sponsored content
  • Website management
  • Social media management
  • Managing in-house editorial and design staff, commissioning freelancers and managing work experience and internship candidates
  • Sending all magazines to press
Skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Background in print journalism, with experience of digital
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use initiative
  • First class organisation skills
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to produce accurate, interesting copy on a range of different topics
  • Microsoft Office
  • InCopy and InDesign
  • Knowledge of CMS desirable (e.g. WordPress)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an established journalist to take their career to the next level with a variety of respected magazines.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with details of salary expectation to jobs@dcpublishing.co.uk, and we’ll be in touch to request examples of your work.

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