Managing Editor - On-Trade Drinks industry Media/Events

England, Middlesex, Twickenham
Up to £45000 per annum + negotiable
09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Industry Sector
Media Publishing
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role

Managing Editor - On trade alcoholic drinks industry
South West London
12-month fixed term contract
Flexible working hours: office based, some days working from home, evening bar/restaurant events and occasional weekend bar/restaurant events.
Salary negotiable

Our client is a global leading media and events group offering an excellent working environment and flexibility.
We're looking for a talented Managing Editor on a 12-month fixed term contract with proven experience in magazine, publishing and digital media, ideally in the on-trade alcoholic drinks industry (wine, beer, spirits - UK on-trade) or similar sector.

  • You will be developing content both print and online, directly managing a small editorial team.
  • You will be managing and growing the brand's successful social media channels reporting to an Event Director.
  • You will need to develop strong relationships with the audience and it's clients aswell as internal marketing support teams.
  • Budget management.
  • As you will be dealing with, and attending events at bars and restaurants, this will not be a 9-5 position - there will be some evenings and weekend work.

Skills and Experience

  • You will be a highly organised person who enjoys working in a fun and fast-paced industry where flexibility, planning, communications skills, and organisation are key.
  • You will be line managing and mentoring a small editorial team therefore you will have previous experience in a Senior or Managing Editorial role.
  • You will have creative vision when covering/developing news, both online and in print and the highest standard of editing and proofing skills.
  • Experience ideally with In-Design, Photoshop, Video Editing, CMS, managing Social Media channels, SEO, newsletters and multimedia content.
  • Ideally you will be coming from a drinks industry background.

Our client has appointed Armstrong Lloyd to manage the applicant response for this vacancy. Due to the high volume of applications received we regret that we are not able to respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of your application, we regret that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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