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Industry:Book Publishing
Contract Type:Permanent Contract
Salary or training bursary: £35,000 per annum
Company:The Bookseller
Open to all
Apply by:25/01/2021 - 23:59

News Editor

Do you have experience as a News Editor? Don’t miss this new and exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in one of the UK’s longest-standing magazines…

The Bookseller has been the business magazine of the book industry since 1858. Its news output - whether it is delivered in print, online, via social media or on email - is widely respected for its relevancy, accuracy and timeliness. 

The Bookseller is excited to announce they are now recruiting a News Editor. This exciting role is pivotal to the performance and reputation of The Bookseller and will report to The Bookseller’s Deputy Editor.


  • Oversee the publication of The Bookseller’s morning news email, news coverage online throughout the day, and news material for the weekly magazine
  • News edit The Bookseller’s Book Fair Dailies, including the three editions published at both the Frankfurt Book Fair, and the London Book Fair
  • Manage a small news team

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Current experience working as a news editor, deputy news editor or senior reporter, on a business-to-business magazine, daily or weekly newspaper or news website
  • Demonstrable ability to break news and secure exclusive stories, as well as editing news stories written by others

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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