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Editorial Lead / Writer (Digital & Print Media)

  • Editorial Lead / Writer (Digital & Print Media)
  • Auckland
  • $100k - $120k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Taylah Steerman Recruitment Coordinator

Are you an Editorial Lead / Writer looking for a new challenge in 2024? Someone who loves developing compelling ideas that will manifest into print and digital content for business, innovation, and marketing-led categories?

Our client, a Kiwi-owned Media company, is looking for a talented professional to join their team. This role requires a high level of writing skill and attention to detail, a commercial mind, and the ability to develop compelling ideas that will manifest into print and digital copy for some of NZ’s most well-read magazines. But take a breath! You won’t have to do it alone. You will have the support of the Sub-Editor and a talented team of content producers by your side. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing editorial leadership, coordinating a small dynamic team, maintaining and growing audience engagement, establishing and executing strategy for the titles, and creating commercial initiatives. They will also be able to create compelling ideas for stories, source and conceptualise articles for publications, and be confident in writing in the appropriate style according to the publication and audience. 

Most importantly you will be a hands-on, positive, and collaborative person with the ability to roll your sleeves up to crack the brief with something special. A sunny upbeat personality is key, balanced with voice and opinion you’re not afraid to share. You will also have the opportunity to learn and develop across providing B2B clients with strategic input on their publications and content strategy development.

Want to work with a passionate and purpose-driven team? APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown:

We are looking for an Editorial Lead with:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a commercial, media, editorial, or agency environment
  • Experience creating content for both print and digital channels

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Writing and editing compelling content for digital, print, and social media channels
  • Provide editorial leadership across a number of titles
  • Ability to develop editorial themes
  • Confident in generating content ideas for digital and print publications
  • Experience collaborating with fellow creatives and professionals to deliver compelling content (journalists, writers, photographers, etc)
  • Confidence in managing your own work pipeline to deliver different projects simultaneously and at pace
  • Create commercial initiatives and deliver profitability
  • Ability and experience coordinating team delivery
  • Ability to learn and grow within providing consultation across client-owned titles and content strategy development

Are you someone who is…

  • A creative activator and motivator on the rise
  • Curious and passionate
  • A focused multi-tasker
  • The person who consistently corrects others on punctuation and grammar – and is not ashamed of it! 

The reward:

  • Salary of $100k - $120k + KiwiSaver
  • One day WFH
  • Friendly, busy, and social team environment

Apply today

Got what it takes? Apply today with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position, or email Taylah directly at [email protected]

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