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3 days / week
Location: London / Remote work
Who are we?
Founded in 2005, Litro Magazine’s ethos is the discovery of new emerging talent and giving them a platform to be read alongside literary stalwarts. Litro Magazine has been innovating the literary scene for many years and now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active creative books lover to help take us to the next level.
You’ll need to keep abreast of what’s happening in the industry, with a constant eye out for new opportunities – organisations to collaborate with, advertising spots in print & online, time-specific happenings for tie-in events & promotions. You’ll also need to be creative, with original ideas for getting the most out of a small budget and helping Litro Magazine to continue to stand out from the crowd.
- Assisting planning and managing all daily operations
- Collaborating with editor in chief to determine issues’ content and topics
- Supervise writers, editors and other staff.
- Coordinate editorial publications and meetings
- Plan and approve assignments for writers and editors
- Oversee proofreading procedures and edit copy when necessary
- Assist in evaluating finalized copy for compliance with policies, style and tone
- Attend events on behalf of the company or editor in chief
- Requirements and skills
- Proven experience in a relevant role
- Exceptional ability in copywriting and editing
- Proficiency in English
- Working knowledge of online platforms like WordPress and SEO concepts
- Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
- Excellent organizational and leadership skills
- Outstanding communication and people abilities
- Reliability and efficiency
- Attention to detail
- BSc/BA in journalism or relevant field
As part of a small, friendly team, you’ll be included in every discussion, giving you the opportunity to shape the direction and identity of the magazine. You’ll get to work with some of the very best authors active today, and make a real difference both to the global appreciation of their work and to the UK’s literary culture, ensuring that great writing from all over the world is accessible and attractive to our diverse readership.
Currently 3 days per week, for the right candidate there will be the opportunity to transition to full-time. Flexibility around distribution of hours, training and work-shadowing are all possible, however weekend work is not encouraged.
To apply, please send a 1-page CV & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1st, 2023