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Freelance Editorial Assistant, Culture Calling

  • 3rd February 2020
  • London
  • Part time
  • Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
  • Other, editorial
  • Kate Plummer kate@londoncalling.com

Description

Culture Calling is looking for a Freelance Editorial Assistant. 

Our cultural recommendation site, culturecalling.com, focuses on the best cultural events happening around the UK, with a particular focus on London, Brighton, Bristol and Manchester.  

We're among the UK’s leading marketing and engagement specialists in the arts, culture and leisure sectors. We provide print display and digital marketing solutions to a range of cultural organisations across the UK. 

As an editorial assistant you'll keep our content fresh and up to date. The role would be for two days a week (ideally consecutive) and be based at our friendly Dalston office.

The role 

You’ll be responsible for refreshing our existing evergreen content, researching UK-wide events and venues, and generating exciting new feature ideas. This will involve: 

Working with the CMS system to create and manage online content. 

Extensive research into UK culture to keep our existing content up to date. 

Thorough fact checking.

Ensuring articles fit our style guidelines and tone. 

Correcting grammatical and spelling errors. 

The ideal candidate 

Essential: 

Fluent in English, both written and spoken 

Interested in arts and culture with good knowledge of UK events 

CMS experience

A background in writing and journalism (including editing, proofing and copywriting) 

Confident with computers with the ability to learn new systems quickly.

Proactive when sourcing content, as well as contributing ideas to future content. 

Desired: 

An understanding of SEO. 

How to apply 

Please send a CV and short cover letter along with a sample of your writing to Kate Plummer at kate@londoncalling.com 

The deadline for applications is 3rd February with interviews being conducted the week beginning 17th February.      

The salary for this role is £100 day rate. It is a freelance position.