Role and responsibility The Editorial Assistant will offer direct assistance and support to the new business team: Sara Cremer, Editorial Director, Paul Kurzeja, Creative Director, Steve Martucci, Planning Director and Clare Maguire, New Business and Group Account Director.
This will involve:
Working closely with the Editorial Director and new business team on the creation and preparation of new magazines and digital pitches
Writing copy for magazine and digital pitch work
Assisting on video shoots
Assisting with the production of pitch documents and presentations
Sub-editing presentations and powerpoints
In addition the Editorial Assistant will:
Answer the telephones for the senior team, taking and passing on messages and dealing with enquiries
Managing diaries for the new business team
Admin work such as booking cars, making expenses claims, paperwork for freelancers engaged by the new business team, liaising with HR, organising meetings and meeting rooms and occasionally preparing coffees, drinks etc for meetings
Your skills: Ideally a journalist with a degree or post-graduate qualification in journalism. You should be able to work competently across both print and digital platforms, have proven sub editing skills and be ideally be able to use InDesign (although we can train). This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and for some of the UK's very best creative journalists and designers. You must however, be aware that a portion of the job is administrative and that efficiency and organisation in the PA part of the role is of paramount importance.
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