b2b Magazine Editor (Life Sciences) £45k London

B2B Magazine Editor – Life & Food Sciences

B2B Magazine Editor

Located in stunning offices, on London’s Southbank , within easy walking distance of the brilliant Maltby Street Market (where you can enjoy a great coffee or lunch), this well established B2B publisher is hiring an Editor. 

About the Publishing Company :

The publisher publishes a portfolio of monthly print magazines, digital news-sites, and international trade shows providing content and live events for industry professionals working in the  chemical, pharmaceutical, life sciences, cosmetics, healthcare, and food science industries.

Your readership is an international audience of more than 250,000 senior level executives engaged in research & development, marketing, and manufacturing.

Content ranges from in-depth feature length industry analysis, a market report, interviews with leading industry figures, and daily news. The publishing schedule includes monthly b2b print magazines, web content, and daily e-newsletters.

So as to engage the business readership further and to provide opportunities for sponsors & advertisers the publisher creates international trade shows across the portfolio of b2b titles.

B2B Magazine Editor responsibilities :

You have editorial, line management, and conference development responsibility.

Because of the work done by the previous editor you will inherit an excellent network of contacts, which has been created by the previous Editor. As the newly appointed Editor you will nurture these contacts so as to maintain the editorial excellence of the publications.

Your editorial responsibility

Reporting to Head of Publishing you will edit a leading title within the chemical & life sciences portfolio as well as editing digital content across x3 other b2b titles within the healthcare, and pharmaceuticals publishing portfolio. As Editor you generate editorial ideas, plan content, and select articles for publication. Further you will make certain that there is a daily generation of business news content across the digital news platforms.

You shall liaise  with other editors, designers, marketing, and the sales team who are working across the b2b portfolio. 

Your line management responsibility :

You line manage a junior news writer taking responsibility for allocating their work, quality control, and mentoring.

Your conference responsibility :

You will support the Events Director by contributing ideas for conference programmes as well as identifying and inviting speakers. Because you will have awareness of hot topics and key industry figures your involvement in compiling the events agenda is essential. The live events programme is instrumental in positioning your title and others as leading B2B publications. Naturally, as Editor you shall attend the conferences so as to meet your readership, your  contributors, the advertisers, and further represent the publisher.

Candidate Criteria :

  • Editorial experience gained within the B2B publishing environment is essential.
  • Experience of working as a journalist or editor is required with a track record of covering business topics.
  • It is important that you demonstrate the ability to understand a complex business sector.
  • While knowledge of planning content for conferences is ideal it is not essential. However an interest in engaging with your audience at international live events is required. Moreover you will be able to travel to international events in order to represent the publisher.

How to apply :

This vacancy is immediately available. Interviews will commence week of 16 March 2020. Therefore do not delay in sending your CV. Hit the green button below now.

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