Sports Editor - Publications

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 Apr 2018
Closes
05 May 2018
Ref
M6843b
Contact
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
Publishing, Sport
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

We are looking for an experienced sports editor/writer with a proven track record of editing and producing a sports publication to join a high profile global sports organisation.

The Company
A world-renowned sports organisation who provide direction and governance, oversee the development and stage international first class events world-wide. This is truly one of the most exciting high-profile sports on the planet. With head offices based in London and a passionate team of staff who contribute daily to the successful management of world class sport.

The Role
Use your love sport and experience of sports editing to oversee the production of this world sport magazine. As part of the communications team, you will report into the Project Lead, Photo Archive and Publications teams providing project support when needed. A varied role involving content writing for both digital and print, commissioning copy and photos, sourcing photos, editing and proofing, managing and updating the mailing list with the External Communications team along with generating ideas for Olympic publications. You will work closely with their external creative agency on design and also lead on production of programme messages and editorials for their events plus any ad hoc writing including press releases and pieces for their digital offering. This is an initial 12 month FTC.

About You
I am looking for a sports editor/journalist with a proven track record of editing and producing a sports publication. You will have written copy and been involved in all aspects of producing a print publication and are used to taking control of all aspects including being the main contact with agency's. An idea's person, used to commissioning work, searching for photos, proof reading. You are confident working on your own and have great creative ideas. French useful.

Key Requirements:

  • High standard of writing for a range of audiences including corporatge
  • Proven track record of editing a sports print publication
  • Strong editing skills - attention to detail
  • Creative, ideas generator
  • Flexible to work outside of regular working hours and travel internationally if needed
  • High standard of attention to detail and communication - both written and oral
  • Additional languages are advantageous but not essential

This is a fantastic role. If you are interested and your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click "Apply" now.

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