Journalism jobs – Classic Boat magazine requires Production Editor

Yacht cr Judy DarleyMmm, there’s something about a big beautiful boat that seems to promise sunshine, sea-air, happy days… So surely working on a magazine about them is the perfect way to ensure a joyful working life!

The Chelsea Magazine Company is currently seeking a Production Editor for Classic Boat magazine, a publication that has been celebrating the world’s most beautiful boats for more than 25 years.

They say: “Each monthly issue showcases the best-designed traditional craft afloat, examining their design, provenance and heritage and championing their classic good looks and craftsmanship. With its outstanding photography and expert editorial coverage, Classic Boat is the definitive magazine for everyone seeking credible advice, reviews and information about classic boats, events and gatherings worldwide.”

For this role you would be based in The Chelsea Magazine Company’s King’s Road office in Chelsea.

Puerto Banus Yacht cr Judy DarleyThe duties of this journalism role

The Chelsea Magazine Company are looking for a quality-driven journalist with proven experience as a production editor to head up the production process on Classic Boat. This is a role that has both print and digital platforms, so experience of the production processes within digital, and knowledge of social media and use of SEO will be key. You will need to be highly organised, with advanced writing and subbing skills, keen eye for detail and great time management. Experience of and a true interest in the world of classic boats (rather than just sighing ‘wouldn’t that be lovely?’) would be a distinct advantage.

Journalism skills required for this role

You will need to be highly organised, with strong communication and management skills and advanced writing skills, able to oversee and manage copy flow on both print and digital, with excellent subbing skills.

You will also need a strong working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop, CMS and Adobe DPS, plus experience of using SEO effectively on digital sites.

To apply, please email a covering letter and CV to jobs@chelseamagazines.com.

Find out more about this media company and Classic Boat magazine at www.chelseamagazines.com and www.classicboat.co.uk

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