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    Title Editor, PA Life

    Who will you be writing for?

    PA Life is an award winning and industry leading media publication directly targeted at Personal Assistants and Executive Assistants across the UK and abroad. Re-launched in 2013 as a magazine and website, PA Life retains a powerful brand loyalty and is at the heart of the PA community. In addition, PA Life owns and manages the exclusive PA Life Club, masterclasses, networking evenings and targeted events.


    What are we looking for?

    Looking to grow the editorial team, this is a hugely exciting opportunity for someone who can demonstrate full ownership of the content strategy for this brand whilst working side by side with the advertising team to identify new and relevant business opportunities and a clear path for growth and development of the PA Life brand.


    What we expect from you

    With a minimum of 5 years’ experience on a B2B or B2C title, you will be passionate, highly motivated and well organised. Good English language skills, excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a strong eye for detail are all key to this role. We are extremely passionate about our brands, we work hard and we have lots of fun doing it.

    What will you be responsible for?

    • To be the ‘face’ of the PA Life brand by immersing yourself within the industry
    • To write high quality, relevant content for our PA Life magazine, website, PA Life Club website, e-newsletters and marketing emails
    • Have full working knowledge of how to produce a print title as well as being able to research and write feature articles, in-depth industry analysis pieces, opinion pieces and lengthy interviews in addition to the website and e-newsletter content
    • Have full knowledge of the magazine production cycle and how to deal with a team of designers and printers
    • Forthcoming with ideas in the continued development of the PA Life brand
    • To contact key figureheads from within the PA community, prospective industry suppliers, key client accounts and PR agencies to build relationships, source content and to be aware of commercial opportunities
    • To travel regularly to meetings in London and other parts of the UK to promote the PA Life brand (at times, with the sales team)
    • To attend relevant industry summits, forums and conferences (as well as our own) to meet with key contacts and investigate editorial leads
    • To be available to work out of office hours to attend/host events
    • Be an accomplished and confident public speaker, able to host on-stage roundtable/panel discussions

    What are the skills you’ll need to succeed?

    • Understanding of a content management system and email deliverables platform
    • Understanding of how to market the brand effectively
    • Business acumen, commercial awareness and ability to work side by side with the sales team
    • Complete understanding of systems such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Dropbox, printer’s portal such as Apogee, Google Analytics and all social media platforms
    • To be a team player but also able to work off own initiative
    • An abundance of drive and passion
    • Confidence
    • Meticulous in your attention to detail
    • Encourage and maintain the highest standard of professionalism in the office and at events at all times

    How do I apply?

    Email Application – You can email a CV along with a covering letter detailing why you think you would be suitable for this role to Katy Phillips, Publisher k.phillips@forumevents.co.uk.

    Location Hertford, Hertfordshire
    Salary £26,000 – £28,000 per annum dependant on experience
    Email K.Phillips@forumevents.co.uk
     Website www.palife.co.uk  &  www.hotel-designs.net

    Chloe D’Arcy

    Production Manager

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