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Contributing Editor - RIBA Journal

RIBA 1834 Ltd
London (Central), London (Greater)
£40,000 - £50,000 (full time equivalent) per annum depending on experience and location
Closing date
19 Nov 2020

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Part Time

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Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (full time equivalent) per annum depending on experience and location

Location: Flexible, currently working from home, with travel to London office when required once reopen

Hours: 21 hours per week, 1 year fixed-term contract: 4 January 2021 to 4 January 2022

The RIBA is seeking an outstanding journalist and editor as Contributing Editor to The RIBA Journal. The Contributing Editor is to enhance the overall quality of the written and intellectual content of the journal. Collaborating closely with the existing editorial team, they will write and commission online and print content that provides relevant, original and important contributions to the insight and knowledge of architects.

The RIBA Journal is the most trusted and widely read architecture magazine in the UK: it has a print circulation of 25,000 and average monthly online page views of c 100,000. It is highly respected and cherished within the profession for its editorial quality and content – it is cited in RIBA member surveys as one of the most valued membership benefits.

Retaining the magazine’s reputation for editorial excellence and its value to RIBA  members, the Contributing Editor will have a future-focused and enlightened outlook, in line with RIBA’s strategy as a global and diverse professional membership body.

Main responsibilities:

  • Writing high-quality features and articles, drawing on a deep and wide expert knowledge of the field of architecture.
  • Generating ideas for articles and features.
  • Commissioning and planning content with the in-house editorial team, contributors and freelance subeditors.
  • Delivering high-quality copy and editing to tight copy deadlines.

Engaging with editorial and production processes, the Contributing Editor should have strong organisational skills and an ability to oversee project delivery processes.

The RIBA offers employees a range of staff benefits including 26.5 days of annual leave + half-day for Christmas shopping, paid closure between Christmas & New Year, season ticket loan and generous pension scheme. For more details on our benefits click here

If you would like to apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter using the form below. Additionally, please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application

Please read job description: Contributing Editor of The RIBA Journal
Closing date: Thursday 19 November 2020
Interview date: Thursday 26 November 2020

The RIBA is a progressive employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. Our purpose is to serve members and society in order to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment.

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