Editor – UKIP Media & Events – Dorking, Surrey

Hugely successful international magazine and exhibitions organiser UKIP Media & Events, based in Dorking, Surrey, has a rare opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced editor to join its automotive division.

The successful candidate will be a key member of a growing team, working on a range of industry-leading automotive magazines and websites. The role involves producing brilliant print titles that have excellent content, both written and visual, ensuring ‘flickability’ with every page. We’re looking for someone who is experienced in commissioning content, flatplanning, writing features and news stories, preparing copy for subbing, working with the design team to ensure cutting-edge layouts, captioning and preparing pages for proofing before signing off the magazine, page by page. Knowledge of CMS and reporting for online audiences will be beneficial.

Candidates must be proficient in the use of InDesign, and be well organised and able to meet strict deadlines. There will be international travel and a requirement to attend industry events.
This role is ideal for an experienced editor looking for a new challenge. Salary will be commensurate with ability and experience. A good knowledge of and passion for the automotive industry will be a key advantage. A full UK driving licence is a must for this role.

Our company, which employs more than 150 staff and publishes more than 100 magazines a year, has grown and been more successful every year since it was established 25 years ago, and there remains plenty of opportunity to progress as we continue to launch new and pioneering publications and exhibitions.

How to apply

Please send a covering letter, CV and two recent articles you have written to Dean Slavnich by 15 February 2016. No agencies please.

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