Writer and editor with proven experience creating, editing and commissioning arts and culture content for digital publications. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in museums and the arts, aware of which exhibits are currently showing, and know their Manets from Monets. But, most importantly, they will excel at making art, history and culture stories enjoyable and easily understandable by those who aren’t experts or academics. Experience in curating clickable headlines and an understanding of what makes a story shareable is a must.
Copy-edit and give judgement checks to copy across the platform
Commissioning editorial features – either as standalone features, or to help support new partner launches, marketing moments and other promotional opportunities
Writing culture stories (topical or evergreen)
Work closely with Head of Editorial on production calendar of original stories and commissioned stories
1-2 years experience editing and commissioning work from freelance writers/third party contributors for an online publications (Time Out, BBC Culture, etc) Equally comfortable turning out quick 300 word stories as they are working on longer features that require interviews and research Self-starter, used to writing for tight deadlines Very organised and works well in a fast-paced environment Excellent time management skills and ability to forward-plan