• Emma Fisher
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Editor - Legal MediaCity of London, England

Reference: EFBEDLM Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Media

Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum

Description:
Our client provides B2B online and print media, conferences/events business for the legal business services audience and are looking for a new editor. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with creativity and initiative to work on a well-known print/digital title in a fast-changing B2B environment.

We are looking for a highly capable B2B/trade journalist, preferably with professional services, legal or similar editorial experience, to take the SME legal industry's leading monthly into the future. Running the day-to-day editorial planning of the magazine, (revenues between £1m-£18/20m) - you will be editor-grade or a superb B2B reporter/feature writer with experience as a section editor and is looking for a step up.

Reporting to the creative director, you will have previous experience as a reporter/features/content writer in trade publishing. Possess excellent writing, interviewing and editing skills, and excellent attention to detail. You will have knowledge of the legal industry, or experience covering professional services or similar business areas - and an understanding of the specific needs of B2B publishing. You will be highly IT literate - demonstrating professional layout skills (Adobe InDesign).

Key responsibilities
* Plan (with the editor-in-chief) and create content for the magazine
* Write editorial and advertorial
* Add and maintain content online
* Lay out, sub-edit and proof the title each month using Adobe InDesign
* Carry production of the magazine all the way to print
* Plan and produce supplements and research reports
* Book and manage photographers
* Work with conference producer on conference content planning
* Represent at the magazine brand's own events and external events
* Produce coverage conferences when required
* Maintain regular blogging and other digital work, and work alongside others to manage and expand the online community
* Become involved with and create a leading voice on our social media channels - LinkedIn groups, Twitter etc by posting content, moderating and encouraging replies
* Work with other members of the editorial staff to create compelling reports/analysis based on research carried out by the company and its partners
* Co-produce multimedia content

You will also learn the market segment of and work on our monthly title for large law firms, Briefing.

This role is ideal for a practised editor on a small or niche title, looking for a role with more autonomy and decision-making scope.

For further detail on this role please send your CV without delay - you don't want to miss out!

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