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Deputy Editor (Maternity Cover) - EMAP - London

Employer EMAP

Area London

Employment Type Full Time

Reference Number EMAP-31

Position Description

An amazing 12 month maternity contract to join the UK's leading fashion business title - Drapers.

The deputy editor - reporting to the editorial director - is responsible primarily for the smooth running of the Drapers editorial operation.

The editorial team of 10 produces high-quality content for the Drapers website, the magazine, special reports and is heavily involved in Drapers brand extensions such as; awards, conferences and networking events.

You will also be responsible for writing news, features and opinion pieces.
In addition, the deputy editor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administration of the Drapers editorial operation, including budgets, holiday rotas and general HR matters.

The deputy editor also works closely with the Drapers commercial teams to improve relations with clients - and potential clients.

Required Experience

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in a senior journalistic position on a magazine, newspaper or website. An in-depth knowledge of the retail fashion business is essential, as is experience in running an editorial team across print and online.

The successful candidate will be able to work on their own initiative as well as working in a team. She/he must be well presented and extremely personable, able to relate to a huge cross-section of people working in the fashion sector with an ability to work quickly, accurately and appropriately through all media is essential.

Finally, excellent man-management skills are required to help run this busy team!

Salary and Benefits


Employer Description

EMAP is a fast-growing UK and MENA based subscriptions business with a portfolio of market-leading brands communicating across a wide range of platforms and products.

EMAP creates high value content for hard to reach, powerful professionals that helps them and their businesses grow and prosper.

Site Description

Based in newly refurbished offices in Old Street, Telephone House is based in the vibrant Shoreditch/Old Street area with a huge variety of shops, bars and restaurants to choose from!