Work At Anthem – Operations Editor: MusicTech

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  • March 14, 2018

New Position – Operations Editor: MusicTech


Operations Editor – MusicTech

MusicTech magazine are looking to recruit a full-time Operations Editor for 2018. The role will require a dedicated individual who has a detailed understanding of music making and music technology. The Operations Editor will be responsible for ensuring commissioned content arrives in a timely fashion, subbing, processing and preparing copy for the Editor. Also the role will be required to manage the financial administration of MusicTech’s magazine and website. Reporting to the Editor, the role will be a full-time position based in our Bath office. Crucial aspects of the job role will be:

  • Assisting the editor with developing content strategies for the brand for the year
  • Assisting the editor with planning and commissioning magazine content
  • Assisting the editor with planning and commissioning digital content
  • Chasing writers for outstanding copy/additional copy for both magazine and website
  • Working with Art Editor on content layouts and image selection
  • Editorial budget administration – managing contributor costs including, invoicing, rate negotiations etc
  • Subbing submitted copy and ensuring it conforms to MusicTech’s design spec, and where necessary re-shaping and re-writing content
  • Subbing copy for website and ensuring it conforms to SEO best practice
  • Supervising sending of magazine to printers (Using XMF Remote) when required
  • Taking control of all magazine scheduling and administration, including deadline setting, flatplan creation/management and administering communal Google Drive documents
  • Reporting to editor on magazine status and website content status

An understanding of music technology is a highly preferable attribute, as well as a provable passion for music, journalism and technology

Anthem Publishing won the PPA Independent Publishing Company of the Year for 2017 and is based in Bath

Job Type: Full-time

Contact with your CV and covering letter.