Bauer Media’s Motorcycling Content Hub serves iconic brands such as MCN, Bike, Ride and Performance Bikes (now part of Practical Sportsbikes). The content Lead is a senior role within the content hub and would be instrumental in delivering content across our various platforms and titles.

The content lead will run a top team of road testers and a part-time writer. As we strive to supply top-notch content to our key brand and key platforms.

As well as planning exciting tests, products content and used bike reviews, there will be plenty of opportunity to get stuck into testing the latest and greatest machines too.

Working closely with the editors of our bike titles and the group editor, understanding the needs of each brand and what makes each one special is key to helping the content hub deliver relevant and compelling content.

If you love motorcycles and the people who ride them, this could be the perfect job for you!

Role responsibility

  • Idea creation, development and delivery across Main Tests for MCN, Ride, Bike and PSB magazines.
  • Riding bikes for Main Tests across the three titles and the writing of those tests (primary). Any commissioning or photographic briefing would also come under this role.
  • Supporting and deputising for the group editor to ensure idea creation and planning continues seamlessly in their absence.
  • Contribute to motorcyclenews.com, primarily in the area of road testing, although a broad approach would at times be required.
  • The seniority of this role would mean that there is an opportunity to edit bookazines in the future and to edit/manage specials and supplements.
  • There will also be the chance to support editors when they are refreshing their titles and to contribute ideas as we strive to keep each magazine or digital title at the top of its game.

The ideal candidate

  • Creativity
  • Magazine craft
  • Reader/user focus
  • Writing skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Technical knowledge
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Planning/organisation

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice denefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy - wide range of learning opportunities to support your career development
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50 per cent)
  • Thrive initiatives - wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and sustainability initiatives

Flexible working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week does not suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you are a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you.

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