Its in-house editorial team is responsible for the production of class-leading output across print and digital platforms, including its quarterly flagship magazine SportsPro; an annual business guide to Formula One and Motorsport, several annual industry events; and sportspromedia.com - the world’s leading sports industry news source, and its associated digital channels.
Working under the supervision of the digital editor and supporting the staff writing team, the editorial assistant will contribute on a daily basis to SportsPro's digital platforms, sourcing and writing stories - both smaller news pieces, and longer features; assisting with the production of daily e-newsletters using online e-marketing tools; liaising with the web developer, commercial team, and SportsPro media partners; contributing pieces to the magazine; and supporting the editorial team across a range of other projects, including events.
Experience in writing and editing crisp and accurate news copy to deadline
The ability to juggle multiple projects to multiple deadlines
A strong understanding of sport and the industry behind it
A working knowledge of content management systems is essential and knowledge of digital mail-out platforms is preferable
Experience using picture editing software is preferable
An understanding of social media channels, their varied audiences and uses
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Enthusiasm, industry, curiosity and self-motivation
This is an opportunity to gain an outstanding range of experience at a young, dynamic and growing editorial business that would suit a recent graduate or someone looking for a step into journalism.
The full-time role will be based in London, working standard Monday to Friday office hours.
Expenses will be paid but the role is offered on a voluntary basis for a negotiable period.
Due to the high level of applications we receive we are unable to respond to each application. If you have not heard from us within three weeks, then you have been unsuccessful in getting to the next stage.