Magazine Journalist – Boys’ Comics

DCT Media

Location:- Dundee

Closing Date:- Monday 30th July 2018

An exciting opportunity has risen in DC Thomson’s vibrant comic’s department.


DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands team are looking to recruit a talents Magazine Journalist.  Reporting to the Heritage Brands Content Editor, you will aid the team with the creation of Commando, The Broons and Oor Wullie and classic archive projects involving some of DC Thomson’s most loved brands.


In this role, you will be expected to write interesting and excellent copy, as well as generating innovative ideas and fantastic content relevant to the Heritage Brands titles. You will read and edit new script submissions, and create clear write-ups for the design team. In addition, you will be required to proof pages to a continuously high standard, with meticulous attention to detail and meeting all style guide expectations. You should also have a great eye for comic art.


Working closely with the rest of the Heritage Brands team, you will help develop creative ideas for brand expansion, such as helping with web-management and running social media outlets. Our ideal candidate will have fantastic communication skills and the ability to establish good relationships with other departments and freelancers.


It is expected that the successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with experience working within comics or magazine publishing desirable.


We are looking for someone with a great passion for comics and enthusiasm for the Heritage Brand’s bright future. Enlist today!


To apply for this role, please follow our online application process, and submit a CV and cover letter.


This is a full-time, permanent position, working 35 hours per week, working from our Meadowside Office.  We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Onsite Staff Gym, Childcare Vouchers, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits



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