An Editorial Assistant is needed for a publishing team reporting on the global multi-billion dollar packaging industry. The team produces two monthly magazines, in print and digital format, that are recognised leaders in their field. The product portfolio also includes daily news feeds, newsletters, reports delivered via our website and apps, conferences and an exhibition.

Training will be given so the role will suit someone willing to learn and develop skills in a news-driven, B2B environment.\

Key duties include:

  • Generating and sourcing news content and images\

  • Researching and writing product articles and features\

  • Tagging material for SEO purposes\

  • Processing regular monthly features\

  • Ensuring the high quality of all published material through attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills\

  • Making good contacts with industry professionals\

  • Attending press briefings, industry events / exhibitions etc internationally and networking with industry stakeholders

Experience / skills required:

  • Excellent written and spoken English and a good eye for detail\

  • Excellent communicator\

  • Good organisational skills\

  • IT literate and competent with Mac and or Windows\

  • SEO awareness\

  • Willingness to learn and progress

Desirable experience / skills:

  • Qualification in journalism and a desire to work in a B2B environmentExperience of writing within business or technical B2B publishing\

  • Experience of working on a range of content including online and print products\

  • Basic understanding of Photoshop or similar editing software\

  • Knowledge of Wordpress or similar Content Management Systems\

  • Experience working with G Suite (Google Apps)\

  • Social media savvy - monitoring and identifying opportunities\

  • Some knowledge of the packaging industry

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