Technical Editor, Simply Knitting & The Knitter


Our Media
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£14,100 per annum (£23,500 FTE)

Job Highlights
  • The role of the Technical Editor is to provide a foundation of technical accuracy, overseeing our technical process from checking patterns, sending out patterns to external checkers.
  • The Technical Editor reports to the Editor and works across both Simply Knitting and The Knitter so balancing the needs of both magazines is key.
  • We are open to discussion about flexible working requests for any flexibility needs not covered by these policies.
Job Requirements/Description

Our Media is a leading special-interest content business, based in the buzzing, creative city of Bristol. We're home to market-leading brands in craft, cycling, science and nature, homes and music.

We help our audiences pursue their passions through highly trusted, original content – in print, video and online. Our much-loved brands include BBC Science Focus, BBC Wildlife Magazine, Your Home, Gathered.how, BikeRadar and Cycling Plus.

We also have an award-winning content agency that works with major charities, brands and membership organisations to help them tell their stories and engage audiences better – in print, video, and online.

Position

The role of the Technical Editor is to provide a foundation of technical accuracy, overseeing our technical process from checking patterns, sending out patterns to external checkers, writing project instructions and technical features, to ensuring that projects are ready for photography, and patterns are completed and appropriate to the magazine style within deadlines.

The Technical Editor reports to the Editor and works across both Simply Knitting and The Knitter so balancing the needs of both magazines is key.

The working pattern for this role is 3 days a week.

Essential skills

  • InDesign
  • Highly organised and deadline focussed
  • Strong level of verbal and written communication skills
  • A keen knitter with good pattern writing knowledge

Other information

We respect and value differences. We believe that when people from different backgrounds and with different perspectives work together, we can create the most value for our people, readers, customers, and society. If you are excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with everything listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway, as you may still be a good fit for this or other roles.

We’re striving to create a more diverse and inclusive environment and to ensure our content is representative of all our audiences.

Flexible and hybrid working

We know we create great things and have fun when we come together in person and collaborate. We also know that working from home brings great benefits in terms of being able to focus on our work, and manage our personal lives around our roles. With this in mind, we have established a hybrid working pattern, with 60% of the working week spent in the office.

Our people also benefit from a flexi time policy, and a flexi location policy which gives everyone the opportunity to work from another location for two weeks during the year.

We are open to discussion about flexible working requests for any flexibility needs not covered by these policies.

Company benefits include

  • Pension contribution matched to 5%
  • Season ticket loan
  • Hybrid working pattern, flexi start/finish time
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus Christmas closure, plus your birthday off
  • Option to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday a year
  • Social committee, regular in-house learning events
  • 4x life assurance
Our Media
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Part Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£14,100 per annum (£23,500 FTE)

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