Due to our continued success we are seeking an Editorial Assistant to join our growing team reporting to the main Editor. We provide a leading publishing and event organising service to the aerospace sector. This position would be ideal for a post-graduate looking to start a career in the world of journalism or for an individual who has gained some experience in journalism (e.g. local newspapers) and is now looking for their next career step.
The successful candidate will work across all our media titles and in return we can offer a starting salary of c£18k plus company benefits including a pension scheme. 20 days Holiday plus bank holidays rising by 1 day per year and free parking.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fun, vibrant and dynamic media publications and events team as well as the chance to travel to our international events and conferences. You will be involved in the publications both print and online and work across all our media titles.
Researching and investigating articles via contacts, press releases and other media.
Working closely with the editorial team, designers and production staff.
Recording interviews and meetings using shorthand or technical equipment.
Producing concise and accurate copy according to the Company’s house style and to strict deadlines.
Editing press releases.
Gathering press information for feature articles.
Creating and uploading news content for the Company website and social media platforms.
Reporting ‘live’ online or real-time blogging when covering industry events or press briefings.
Keeping up-to-date with trends and developments in the industry.
To be a successful candidate you will have a degree within Journalism, Creative Writing, English or an equivalent qualification in media or journalism. You will need to be a confident individual with creative approach and be able adapt to different working environments as well as have Excellent IT and literate skills and be able to use your own initiative to get the job done. You will also need to be flexible and comfortable to travel internationally to our events and conferences.
In return we are offering you the opportunity to join a well-established, leading and expanding company gaining great experience with prospects for future progression within the team and for your long term media based career.
Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Free Parking
Contact: Madelaine Gavrilovic
Telephone: 01276 605000