Online editor

About Whitmar Publications

Whitmar Publications is a leading B2B publisher for the print and packaging industries, delivering focused and high quality editorial both in print and online. Due to continued growth we are seeking a marketing executive to join our team. In addition to publishing market leading titles and online channels we also organise a number of face to face events, industry awards ceremonies and conferences.

About the role

We are looking for a versatile and enthusiastic Online editor who has an exemplary command of the English language to support the editorial team.

Experience is preferred however we will accept applications from candidates looking to start a career in journalism. There are exciting opportunities to develop and learn new skills. You must be able to work well in a team and prioritise your workload efficiently.

The successful candidate will support the three magazine editors by uploading content onto the website and proof reading the magazines. You must also be able to whip press releases into engaging news stories, and promote those stories online across the company’s various social media platforms.

The role may at times require the candidate to travel, nationally and internationally, to help report on industry events.

Essential skills
Excellent spelling and grammar
Good time keeping
Good organisation
Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of social media platforms
Proof reading

Preferred skills/experience
Ability to write structured news stories
NCTJ qualified
Experience interviewing key industry members (face to face/phone/on video)
Video production
Knowledge of using Word Press
Photography skills

Location: Southborough, Tunbridge Wells

Full time: Mon-Fri 9-5pm

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Lindsey Pearson.

Whitmar Publications