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GQ - Features Assistant

Date Posted: Tuesday 27th November 2018

Date Expires: Thursday 27th December 2018

GQ job - Features Assistant


GQ is looking for a multi-skilled Editorial Assistant to provide support the GQ features team in a wide range of matters, from research to writing. The features team will provide guidance and assistance and designate various duties to suit the fast-paced environment on print and online. The digital aspects of this role will become increasingly prominent so a willingness to embrace a range of technical skills is important. This role will involve writing articles for print and online at the discretion of the senior members of the features team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To contribute articles and ideas for online features
  • To carry out research (including cuts) for the features team
  • To write articles as and when required for sections
  • To liaise between features and online teams
  • To build online stories on behalf of the features team
  • To call in products for magazine sections or online features
  • To maximise the reach on online features through SEO and related technical considerations
  • To liaise with external PRs on behalf of the features team, especially with regards to assisting setting up regular articles/interviews etc

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • The ideal candidate would be familiar with the principles of magazine and online journalism and would be ready to develop their skills across a range of disciplines. 
  • They would need to be a hard-working self-starter with the ability to find solutions to editorial challenges 
  • They need to be enthusiastic and positive and always be looking for ways to improve the content of the magazine and website. 
  • It is essential that they embrace the increasing demands of digital publishing, both from a technical and editorial point of view, which would mean an excellent grasp of CMS and SEO considerations. 
  • Writing is a part of this role and could become a key component of its development, but it is not the primary one. 
  • A range of inter-personal communication skills is vital, including a positive and engaging phone manner.


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