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Assistant Editor - Creative Solutions at Haymarket

September 27, 2014

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Brand/Title Description

Haymarket Creative Solutions are looking to recruit a talented, enthusiastic tech and gadget journalist.


The department is a dynamic in-house creative agency that helps brands promote their products and services through market-leading Haymarket titles including Stuff, What Hi-Fi?, FourFourTwo, WhatCar?, Autocar and Autosport.


We’re looking for an assistant editor to help create, commission and edit engaging content about the latest gadgets, home entertainment kit, sportswear and cars for a long list of high-profile clients.


The assistant editor will work alongside the editor, art editor, video editor and commercial team pitching for new work as well as delivering on existing briefs. The work of the department is varied and flexible and the assistant editor will work on multiple brands and across multiple platforms including print, digital, iPad and live events.


The position would suit an ambitious journalist who is keen to develop writing, editing and digital skills, as well as gaining a broader understanding of how the industry works.

Person Specification

  • Good gadget and tech knowledge
  • Subbing and editing experience
  • Basic InDesign and Photoshop skills
  • Editorially and commercially creative
  • Comfortable working in print, online and in video – including presenting
  • Good understanding of social media
  • Comfortable working with clients and PRs
  • Two years experience (preferable)
  • Quick learner

How To Apply

To apply for this job, please click the 'Apply Here' button below, making sure to attach your CV and covering letter when prompted as well as a document of the completed short task below:

A (mythical) airline (BrianAir – a leading trans-Pennine airline) have just upgraded their inflight entertainment. Stuff magazine are running an advertising feature about the new hi-tech system. The system has inflight wifi, connects to your smartphone to stream video, games and music. It browses the web and makes Skype calls. It also has a flight simulator. It is available to all passengers, not just first-class. BrianAir wants gadget enthusiasts to learn how great it is and encourage them to book tickets.


Write 300 words of bright copy, in the same editorial tone as Stuff, telling BrianAir's story. Include two options for headlines and stand firsts. Suggest the content for a series of three one-minute videos for



Haymarket is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.