Magazine Editorial assistant

Recruiter
Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
unpaid
Posted
10 Jul 2018
Closes
10 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Temporary

If you love magazines and dream of getting in to a career in journalism, this is your chance to go behind the scenes with Grazia in their editorial team! It’s a fantastic opportunity so apply fast before all of the placements are filled!

Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will find themselves gaining experience of what it takes to work in a busy editorial office.
  • You will be working closely with the editorial assistant and shadowing and taking part in various administration tasks, transcribing interviews and doing research for both web and magazine articles.
  • We are looking for candidates who understand the Grazia ethos and who are eager to learn and make the most of this opportunity.

Skills gained

Essential experience of a busy editorial office and insight into how a weekly magazine is put together. Candidates will also gain practice and understanding of basic administration tasks expected of every junior journalist.

Details

  • Date: 27th August – 7th September 2018
  • Times: 9:30am – 6:00pm

To apply for this position please send your CV, a covering letter detailing why you want to undertake work experience at Grazia magazine, along with one magazine feature idea and one idea for a web story. It is important we know which dates you are available, so please state this in your standout statement!

Please note: Expenses paid up to £10 per day

Tip: Solent Futures, Solent University’s employability and enterprise service advises that you ensure your CV is the best it can be before you submit it. Look at our online guide or email solent.futures@solent.ac.uk for feedback. You might want to visit us in RM 001 11am – 4pm to get your CV checked and, if you are invited for interview, to arrange for a mock interview.