Editor - (Gaming Annual)


  • £32000 per annum
  • Posted: 14/09/2017
  • London w1h 1ju London
  • Job Ref: 176100578
  • Permanent

Job Details

Red Personnel have a new exciting opportunity! Our client is a world famous organisation in their field. This is a unique opportunity to join a fascinating company based in the heart of London. The role of Editor will act as the lead, in-house expert and face of a leading Videogaming annual. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity in a rapidly developing area of the business. The postholder will need to have a passion and specialist knowledge of the Gaming industry.

This is a permanent role with a competitive salary and huge potential for the postholder to grow this area of the business.

Principle duties:
- Lead the editorial direction for the Magazine/Annual ensuring it reflects the industries most up-to-date and popular games, retaining the magazines huge appeal to its core audience
- Liaise with a and secure new gaming consultants in the development of related content
- Continually research and monitor the industry to ensure the accuracy of information
- Develop key partnerships with games publishers to grow the presence of the annual, nurturing these relationships to maximise commercial opportunities
- Hands-on creative work using InDesign in creating the annual
- Be the face for the Gamer's magazine in terms of publicity
- Advise on updating the company's website

Skills/Experience:
- Specialist subject knowledge in Video gaming
- Passion and interest in Gaming and a desire to stay on top of trends, products and new releases
- A capable editor/writer/journalist
- Creative and commercially minded
- Strong knowledge of digital print production
- Research based experience

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted