WIRED, Senior Editor

Condé Nast
London (Central)
May 21, 2019
Jun 21, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

WIRED is looking for an experienced journalist to work across its multiple platforms.

The successful candidate will be a highly literate team player who is full of ideas, always curious and very energetic.

A passion for technology, innovation and startup culture is a must, as is an eye for detail. They will also understand the importance of self-reliance in delivering quality, accurate copy at speed to meet deadlines – all while maintaining a positive, upbeat attitude.

The candidate will be co-editing the Start section in the print edition, along with contributing stories more broadly across all sections, and running a vertical on the website.

They will be expected to generate stories suitable for multiple formats and which range from timely, uncovered angles on up-to-the minute news, to forward-thinking pieces that identify must-know future trends – all backed up with meticulous research.

Our Senior Editor will need to enjoy a challenge as this role will be busy and demanding – but also very enjoyable and a great opportunity to play a part in shaping WIRED’s future.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Commissioning and co-editing the Start section in co-operation with the art and production departments, and commissioning and editing content for the website
  • Commissioning multimedia content for the magazine's digital editions
  • Generating ideas for sections across the magazine
  • Writing across the magazine as commissioned
  • Contributing to WIRED's website, podcast, video and other outlets for WIRED content as directed
  • Offering ideas and suggestions to WIRED Consulting, and assisting in the production of supporting materials
  • Co-curating and programming WIRED events, including identifying and contacting potential speakers, performers and guests.

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum three years’ experience in journalism
  • Evidence of strong reporting and commissioning skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to deliver clean, fact-checked copy
  • Deep understanding of WIRED content and the broader WIRED brand
  • Brimming with actionable ideas on how WIRED can make the most of its content and resources across a wide range of digital formats
  • Working knowledge of InCopy and CMS systems an advantage

Click 'APPLY' now. In addition to a covering letter and CV, applicants should provide:

  • Three ideas for the Start section
  • Three ideas for the website that would fit our verticals
  • Three ideas for the features well

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