Executive Editor

The Stylist Group

Location:- London

Closing Date:- Friday 13th December 2019


Stylist has a unique opportunity for an experienced print editor to join our award-winning team. Working alongside the Editor-in-Chief, the Executive Editor, Print, will be responsible for leading our excellent print editorial team to create our award-winning weekly magazine for intelligent women The Executive Editor, Print, will also work closely with our commercial teams and creative agency, Stylist Studios. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and experienced editor or deputy editor to move into a more strategic, leadership position.


The successful candidate will not only be an expert in magazine craft, a strong leader and manager, and full of creative ideas, but also to maintain the strong Stylist brand voice and be able to increase Stylist’s brand fame.


Key responsibilities include:

• Leading and managing the print editorial team, ensuring the magazine is sent to press each week to deadline and budget

• Working with the Editor-in-Chief to implement the Stylist brand vision and editorial initiatives

• Leading the creative vision for print, ensuring the magazine is packed with innovative ideas and executions targeted at the Stylist audience, with a specific focus on concept covers.

• Working alongside digital, video, email and event teams on cross-platform innovations

• Co-ordinating commercial and editorial and supporting our internal creative agency with branded content briefs


The Executive Editor, Print, requires:

• Proven editorial skills and management experience at a senior level

• Training as a print, digital or broadcast journalist with a “nose” for the story and the ability to spin for the Stylist audience

• The ability to lead and inspire large teams of creative people

• A passion for print journalism and an eye for design

• Project management skills to manage editorial schedules and deadlines

• A willingness to embrace change and to work within a collaborative team

• An ability to innovate and create, alongside the art director, unique, award-winning concept covers


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