Editorial Assistant – on-line and print copywriter

Alakat Publishing is a B2B commerce writer that at present produces the UK toy business’s main month-to-month commerce journal and information web site, plus an internet site targeted on the licensing business. We’re searching for somebody to hitch our editorial workforce. Though we will put down on paper the talent set required, it’s tougher to place into phrases the kind of particular person that may match effectively into the corporate and the toy commerce.

We wish to have the ability to take primary writing and subbing expertise as a given and discover somebody with enthusiasm for getting their enamel into the toy/licensing business – maybe they’ve already labored in it in one other position or have been searching for an business they will actually take pleasure in and really feel obsessed with (and who doesn’t love toys)? As an organization that operates as a close-knit workforce, we additionally want flexibility, reliability and a willingness to be taught shortly and adapt to no matter is required. Take a look at the job description beneath to see for those who suppose you’ll be match.

It is a incredible alternative to hitch a market main publication and web site. As a part of the extraordinarily skilled Alakat Publishing workforce, the suitable particular person with the suitable perspective might be in a powerful place to change into an skilled within the toy market and develop their profession. The position could be tailored to incorporate further tasks based on expertise you already possess.

Our editorial workforce works from our workplace in Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Please observe our location as that is an office-based place and will not be undertaken on a contract or distant foundation as a result of nature of the enterprise. We’re searching for somebody to start out as quickly as attainable. The editorial workforce works from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

The position is a full time, hands-on editorial place, involving work in each print and digital environments. An expert commonplace of writing and subbing is a should, as is a flair for on-line techniques and the flexibility to hold out administrative duties effectively.

We’re searching for a motivated and dynamic applicant, who’s eager to get to know the toy commerce/related industries and work carefully with the Editor and Assistant Editor, primarily to provide copy for our day by day on-line newsfeed service in addition to quick type copy for our print publication, though different writing duties could also be required.

Journalistic expertise is fascinating, and data of the commerce press could be a bonus, as would expertise of producing written, news-based on-line content material. Assist and steering might be offered by the remainder of the workforce, however we are going to count on you to be taught from hands-on expertise. This might be a precedence from the beginning, so some initiative in addition to primary competence is anticipated.

The position will swimsuit a candidate who has coaching in print journalism (NCTJ accredited qualification most well-liked), or related concrete expertise for a industrial organisation, a pure aptitude for writing, good communication expertise and the flexibility to work to deadlines.

We’re searching for a hardworking, assured particular person who will take delight of their work and within the firm. In addition to a excessive commonplace grammatical accuracy and a spotlight to element, the flexibility to adapt tone of content material to accommodate model is anticipated.

The position will contain liaising with shoppers, chasing copy, sustaining in home administrative techniques, subbing press releases, each creating content material from equipped materials and producing unique content material, importing copy and pictures to the corporate’s on-line platforms, and distributing content material throughout social media. A assured phone method and robust interpersonal expertise are very important, and data of techniques similar to WordPress, Mailchimp and Photoshop could be a bonus.

The position is office-based, and occasional journey throughout the UK could also be concerned to go to shoppers or attend vital occasions within the commerce present calendar, generally staying away from dwelling in a single day. As a small firm, each member of our close-knit workforce is significant and a sociable nature, enthusiasm, loyalty and adaptability are anticipated.

Please ship CV of not more than two pages and a canopy observe summarising briefly why you are feeling you’ll be match for this emptiness to anita@toyworldmag.co.uk. Your software ought to state clearly the place you might be at present primarily based, and it is going to be assumed that you’ve got checked that you’re snug with the commute: the workplace is predicated in Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7DZ.

We’re blissful to reply any questions you’ll have, previous to or throughout your software.

It is a full-time, everlasting position. Wage is DOE and might be decided after the interview stage however is anticipated to be within the area of £24-27k.