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Editorial Assistant, Daresbury


Brand: Cheshire Life

Location: Daresbury (Warrington)

Closing date: Nov. 13, 2019

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We have an incredible opportunity for an Editorial Assistant to work across our portfolio of beautiful county magazines that include Cheshire and Lancashire Life. You will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of producing our magazines including writing features and having new ideas for content that continue to engage our readers.

ABOUT YOU

The chosen candidate will be someone who has a journalism degree (or equivalent) and has worked hard to gain experience, paid or unpaid, in writing/editorial work. You will already have a strong portfolio of written content that you will be proud to show us at interview. To really thrive in this role you will have a confident personality with great communication skills, excellent attention to detail and will be totally deadline focused.

THE ROLE WILL INVOLVE

  • Writing feature articles for the magazines and websites
  • Researching and checking facts
  • Managing the events diary
  • Uploading online content, developing ideas for the magazines and their websites, and associated brand extensions
  • Dealing with contributor correspondence
  • Organising payments for photos and articles
  • Keeping archive up to date with copies of current issues
  • Engaging in social media for brand promotion
  • Attending events on behalf of the brand

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Salary paying up to £18,000
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free life assurance
  • Pension 5% matched contribution
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • One volunteer day per annum
  • Give as You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme

This is a permanent full-time position with the need to be able to work from our offices in Daresbury. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.

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