World Textile Information Network Ltd
WTiN, the world’s leading information provider for the global textile industry, is looking for experienced journalists to work on its expanding portfolio of web channels, B2B magazines, events and special publications.

Sub-editing skills are essential but these roles are broad-ranging and will include both feature writing and news reporting. Candidates with the right capabilities may aspire in due course to take on the editorship of one of our global textile industry journals.

We need good all-rounders, preferably with experience of magazine or newspaper production. Textile industry knowledge will be helpful but not essential.

The roles will involve:

  • Assisting editors with magazine planning and production
  • Identifying, sourcing and writing features and news for magazines, event publications and the web portal www.wtin.com
  • Monitoring and maintenance of web content
  • Maintenance of social media communications
  • Live reporting at textile industry events around the world
Candidates must have the following skills and attributes:
  • Excellent writing and sub-editing skills
  • Ability to work to several deadlines at a time
  • Ability to work independently and in a pro-active manner
  • Creativity in ideas and problem solving
  • Understanding of social media
Evidence of skill in video journalism and editing will also be an advantage.

The role will be based at our central Leeds offices and will suit a journalist with 3 or more years experience in a relevant professional role. Salary £20k + dependent on experience.

World Textile Information Network (WTiN) is a global provider of textile news, analysis and technical intelligence, whose beginnings can be traced back more than a century.

Our www.wtin.com portal stands alongside a range of market-leading magazines that include: Digital Textile, Future Materials, International Dyer, Knitting International, Nonwovens Report International, Textile Month International, and Twist.

How to apply

Applicants should e-mail their CV and a covering note explaining why they should be considered to:

John Scrimshaw
Editor
World Textile Information Network Ltd
E-mail: jscrimshaw@wtin.com or please click the "apply online" button below
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