Editorial assistant – Practical Publishing – Stockport, England

Practical Publishing, one of the UK’s leading craft magazine publishers, is seeking an Editorial Assistant to join its busy and creative team.

The successful candidate will work across several monthly craft magazines, assisting the Editors in all aspects of magazine production.

Key roles will include organising competitions and giveaways, processing reader submissions, writing news and promotional pages, subbing copy from external designers, building up a network of PR contacts, dealing with reader inquiries on the phone and via email, and keeping social media networks up to date with engaging content.

This role would suit a highly organised and efficient person seeking their first step in a career in consumer magazines.

The successful candidate will be able to work well to multiple deadlines and manage their own workload to ensure everything is completed to a good standard.

Superb writing skills, boundless enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are essential. An interest in crafts is desirable but not essential. Knowledge of and experience in social media is preferred.

Part-time and full-time vacancies are available. Please state preference on application.

How to apply

To apply for this fantastic entry-level opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter to cvs@practicalpublishing.co.uk, including the code EDAS3 in the subject line and mentioning that you found this job on Journalism.co.uk. Or click the “apply online” button below

Date posted: 15/05/15 17:25 Closing date: 01/06/15
Salary: £16,000 (pro rata) Location: Stockport, England
Hours Per Week:36
Categories: editorial assistants / trainees |

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