31 Media is a privately owned, forward thinking and energetic B2B media company that launched in early 2007. Operating out of offices in south-east London, the business has a portfolio of print and online media, coupled with high level events, serving brands such as RBS, Sony PlayStation, ITV, Microsoft, IBM, McDonalds, John Lewis and HP, amongst many others.

The Position

A rare opportunity has arisen for a talented editor to join our tight-knit team and be the driving force behind 31 Media’s content output.

This is a diverse role that requires a broad skill set and will see the editor managing one journalists as well as working across a wide portfolio of media and events. The role will entail delivering a bi-monthly IT magazine; sourcing and writing content for two news websites; recruiting and managing speaker content for three conferences; chairing and managing the judging process at annual awards programmes; as well as various other public speaking engagements that range from high level roundtable discussion forums right through to being the figurehead at our conferences and awards.

Maintaining our prominent position in the UK’s IT community and a large following on social media channels, this role would appeal to a highly organised, confident, driven, and focused individual that has a desire to play a senior role within the business and be instrumental in taking 31 Media’s content output to the next level.

This position would be suited to a well-rounded B2B media professional with 5-7 years editorial management experience in a similar environment. The right person will be a ‘company thinker’ that is used to generating highbrow content across a portfolio of products. The editor will be well rewarded for their efforts and be viewed as a senior member within the team.

Key tasks of the editor are:

  • Author, commission, and edit content for a bi-monthly IT magazine

  • Deliver and manage news based content for two growing news websites

  • Manage and develop social media content

  • Author marketing materials including press releases and newsletters

  • Build solid editorial relationships with customers, contributors, readers and delegates

  • Content and speaker delivery for three annual conferences

  • Management and chairing of the judging process at annual awards programmes

  • Being the figurehead at our annual conferences and awards

  • Embodying a prominent position in the UK IT community, confidently representing our brands at multiple events

  • Oversee the design and production department, and work closely with the advertising sales department to further our business goals

  • Manage and edit content across all company websites, ensuring all messaging stays on brand

  • Produce quarterly industry surveys and reports

  • Managing one Journalist

Key Attributes

  • Determined self-starter with drive, ambition, positive attitude, and strong editorial skills & ethos

  • Excellent English communication skills at the highest level

  • Ideally 5-7 years editorial management experience in a similar environment

  • Ability to meticulously manage and deliver multiple media solutions

  • Commercially aware business leader

  • A company thinker that has a passion for generating high brow content

  • Sound understanding and solid track record in a B2B media environment

  • Ability to work hands-on, multi-task and be a good problem solver

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

We are moving forward at 31 Media and our product offering is growing, so for any individual that wants to benefit from a work hard/play hard environment, while adding to their skill set and climbing the professional ladder, we would love to hear from you.

**To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to **recruitment@31media.co.uk

We regret that we can only consider applications from individuals that currently reside and have the right to work in the UK

All interviews will take place in London with a start date scheduled as 18th September.

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