Tradeship Publications Ltd in Dorking, Surrey, is seeking an Assistant Editor to work on its flagship monthly publication and associated website, reports, directories and worldwide conference events.

The successful candidate will report to the Managing Editor and work alongside an experienced editorial team to produce a monthly magazine, a range of respected market and business intelligence products and quarterly international conference.

Applicants will have proven editorial and article writing skills and a passion for both print and digital publishing. An interest in global economic development and/or industrial processes and technology will be an advantage.

Applicants may come from a publishing background, or another relevant discipline (economics, engineering etc).

The role offers the possibility of regular international travel to conduct editorial assignments and attend industry events in the Europe, Middle East/Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Editing and layout of articles for publication in print and online

  • Conducting industry research, writing articles and carrying out interviews with senior industry figures

  • Sourcing, summarising and editing international news

  • Co-ordinating social media campaigns

  • Support international conference activities of Tradeship Publications, including preparation of sales and marketing materials and speaker acquisition

Key skills required:

  • Educated to degree level (minimum 2:1)

  • Excellent written English and a good standard of numeracy

  • Comprehensive editorial skills including copy-editing, article editing, proofreading

  • Ability to work to within structured daily and monthly deadlines

  • Competent in Word, Excel and Powerpoint, publishing software (InDesign, Photoshop etc)

  • Willingness to develop a deep understanding of an industrial sector

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter via email to

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