21 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Copy Editor, Content Editor
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description

Courier is on the hunt for a highly experienced and organised Managing Editor to oversee the smooth and efficient operations of our flagship bimonthly print magazine. This is a key role in a fast-growing media company.
You’ll manage the day-to-day of the magazine, work with the senior editors to push along stories from idea to final edit, oversee a network of writers, editors and freelancers, and look after daily operations. The role requires an experienced editor’s eye for insightful, fresh, engaging business stories along with strong operational experience, leadership skills and a diligent attention to detail.
The successful candidate will report to Courier’s Editorial Director and will be based in London.
What you’ll do:
  • Oversee the daily operations of our bimonthly print magazine
  • Act as the first point of contact for copy and editorial requests
  • Play a key role in setting issue themes and brainstorming story ideas
  • Manage editors, freelancers, production schedules, budgets and deadlines
  • Assist in recruiting and growing our global network of writers
  • Commission and write stories when appropriate
  • Liaise with our digital, design and commercial teams
  • Help to set standards in quality, cohesiveness, tone and style
What you’ll bring:
  • Strong experience as a senior editor, ideally in a management capacity
  • Superb planning, coordination and organisational skills
  • Experience recruiting and managing a global team of journalists
  • An international rolodex of great writers, researchers and subject experts is a plus
  • Ability to prepare, manage and stick to a budget
  • A self-starting personality and a strong work ethic
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Flexibility and ability to thrive in a fast-growing, ever-changing environment
  • Innate understanding and passion for our editorial focus on modern business
  • The ability to keep calm and make decisions under pressure
About Courier:
Courier is the defining media brand for a new generation who want to live and work on their own terms. We’ve been telling insightful and inspiring stories of modern business through print, podcasts, events and more since launching in 2013. London-based but with an international perspective, our mission is to help you: WORK BETTER, LIVE SMARTER, BE HAPPIER.

Skills Required

  • Copyediting
  • Content Editing

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