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The Mail on Sunday

Based: London

Posted: Thu 19 Dec 2019
Closing Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020
Employer: The Mail on Sunday
Job Category: Feature writers
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: National Media

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Deputy Diary Editor

The Mail on Sunday

Based: London

Posted: Thu 19 Dec 2019
Closing Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020
Employer: The Mail on Sunday
Job Category: Feature writers
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: National Media

Job Description

The Mail on Sunday is seeking a dynamic and experienced deputy Diary editor who will take on the role as Diary Editor for up to a year as maternity cover for Charlotte Griffiths from February.

The successful candidate will have top-notch editing skills, an eye for a story and an enthusiasm for attending evening events and showbiz parties.

They will deputise for Charlotte, assisting her with editing, commissioning and writing copy for her weekly Talk of the Town column before taking on the role as sole Diary editor from February.

They will have an interest in society stories, Royals and glamorous showbiz names.

The deputy editor will:

  • Write crisp Diary stories for the weekly column.
  • Have a good network of contacts who can bring in stories.
  • Help with organising, sourcing and attending events.
  • Make and maintain great contacts within the industry to produce original Diary stories.
  • Bring in exclusive pictures.
  • Run the team in the Diary editor’s absence.

About The Mail on Sunday Diary.

Charlotte Griffiths’ Talk of the Town column produces exclusive stories every week with eye catching pictures to accompany them. The Diary team has its finger on the pulse of the society scene and brings in stories from the movers and shakers making waves at events in London and beyond.

Contact Details

To apply, please email your CV and a short covering letter including salary expectation, explaining why you are ideal for the role, to trish.ellis@mailonsunday.co.uk.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Thursday 30th January 2020.

Employer Information

The Mail on Sunday
United Kingdom