Managing Editor

Marketing, Comms & PR £ 60,000 per year, £60k per year

Managing Editor


Calling all experienced Managing Editors!

We are working with a luxury interior design publication to find an experienced and motivated Managing Editor to join the team at an exciting time in the brand’s journey!

We are looking for someone with a passion for interior design who can be right hand to the Editor-in-Chief, this position will be a pivotal role in relation to the whole editorial team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Chairing weekly visuals and features meetings and attending project meetings as required.
  • Drafting the skeleton plan for future issues.
  • Maintaining financial control of all editorial operating and contents costs under the guidance of the Editor-in-Chief and the Finance team. 
  • Editorial Business on budgets, invoices and contracts and photographers’ agreements.
  • The PR team to curate what might be of interest to the press.
  • Production on scheduling and quality.
  • Working with the Finance and Accounts team on forecasting and cost reviews.
  • Office maintenance with Logistics and IT departments.
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with the EIC, in particular during periods of travel. 
  • Recruiting editors and freelance staff to ensure the team operates effectively and efficiently.
  • Mentoring staff to develop talent, managing staff holidays, sicknesses and editorial expenses, and dealing with general complaints and ad-hoc queries.
  • Checking commissions and reading copy for libel, and liaising with barristers for legal advice where necessary.
  • Working closely with the team to ensure daily, weekly and monthly targets are met.
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with the Commercial teams and supporting promotions work as necessary.

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive editorial experience in newspaper, magazine and digital journalism.
  • A meticulous eye for detail and accuracy. 
  • Previous digital experience is necessary.
  • Strong people manager, comfortable with being the go-to person for the Editorial team.
  • Wide experience of team management, budgets, finance reports and production.
  • Calm under pressure, with the ability to solve problems in a calm and efficient manner.
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills, including the ability to multitask.
  • An analytical mind and be highly numerate.


  • Annual Salary £60,000

    If you would like a confidential chat about this role or your next career move, please do not hesitate to get in contact with on DD: +44 (0)207 845 7227 or connect with me on LinkedIn: Lauren Roberts.

    Major Players are the UK’s leading digital, marketing, creative and tech talent agency. We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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Contact: Ed Davidson

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