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Work at The Florentine: Deputy Editor wanted (maternity cover December 2022 start)

Work at The Florentine: Deputy Editor wanted (maternity cover December 2022 start)

We are looking for a Deputy Editor to join The Florentine starting in December 2022 to cover a period of parental leave.

For this varied and hands-on role, you need to be a team player with a passion for the contemporary media scene and content production. Bringing continuity, creativity and enthusiasm to Florence’s English magazine, this exciting role includes compiling our monthly events listing and representing the magazine around Florence (press conferences, events, etc.).

Experience/skills required:

  • Native English speaker with excellent understanding of Italian
  • Italian to English translation experience
  • Journalism or writing experience
  • Excellent copy-editing and proof-reading skills
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to supervise interns and external contributors
  • Social media management experience
  • Editor-level knowledge of WordPress
  • Deputizing for the editor where necessary
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Ability to manage clients in a professional manner
  • Video journalism skills (being confident on-screen) a plus

Please send your CV and covering letter to Helen Farrell with subject line #TFdeputyeditor.

Closing date: 30 October 2022

Applicants must possess the right to work in Italy. Only successful candidates will be contacted.