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US Editor, The Spirits Business

Employer
The Spirits Business
Location
United States
Salary
DoE
Closing date
Apr 16, 2023

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Trade Publication, B2B
Discipline
Editor, Features Writer, Reporter

The Spirits Business is looking for a US Editor to join its editorial team. The successful candidate will be permanently based in the US and will have a passion for all things spirits.

The US editor will work across both our monthly print magazine and website, www.thespiritsbusiness.com.

 

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Finding and writing US-focused news stories for the website daily. Off-diary, exclusive stories will be key
  • Contributing to the monthly magazine by writing features, news articles, bulletin stories and Q&As
  • Writing sponsored content as and when required
  • Being on the pulse of the US on-trade industry and hottest cocktail trends.
  • Creating a strong network of spirits contacts across the US
  • Attending events in the US on behalf of The Spirits Business
  • Supporting the events and sales teams when required
  • Some travel

 

Requirements:

  • Advanced editorial experience – the ideal candidate should be able to research, plan, structure, write and fact-check their own work, and that of others. A sharp eye for grammar and accuracy is essential
  • Some knowledge of the spirits industry and hospitality trade
  • A journalism qualification is preferable, but not essential
  • Experience working on a B2B publication is preferable

To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter stating why you would be the ideal candidate to join The Spirits Business, along with three examples of published work, to melita@thespiritsbusiness.com.

 

The deadline for applications will be 16 April.

About The Spirits Business

The Spirits Business is the only international trade publication dedicated to spirits, bringing readers worldwide the latest news, insights and world-class events. Our circulation reaches more than 50,000 spirits professionals globally, from the most senior drinks buyers in the on- and off-trade, through to the best-known and most influential bartenders at the world’s leading venues.

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