Fast Bikes magazine is looking for a new Editor

The UK’s best sports bike magazine is looking for a new Editor. The perfect candidate will be an experienced journalist; organised, influential, and as good at planning, subbing, commissioning and briefing as they are at writing and riding faster-than-most without crashing. A geek-like knowledge of sports bikes past and present plus the technical understanding to explain those machines to the masses is essential as is an ability to not only hit every single deadline, but to make sure your team does too.

Aerial view of woman typing on laptop. Placed on wooden desk

Ideally you’re already working as a deputy editor, looking to make the step up to the big chair; editing Fast Bikes is not only the best job in motorcycling, but it is also a chance to shape the future of motorcycle media. The sports bike market is evolving and Fast Bikes’ print and digital content should be leading that change and taking the readership along too.

The job will include: 

• Having a clear and valid vision for both the magazine and digital products

• Being the creative powerhouse behind the title

• Planning, commissioning, briefing and managing each issue

• Managing a team of freelance feature writers and full time deputy • editor

• Editing and proofreading all pages before going to press

• Maintaining and raising the profile of the magazine

• Networking with others in the industry

If this is you, please send a CV to the address below along with the following:

• Your vision for what Fast Bikes magazine should be in 2017 (500 • words max)

• Detailed content plans for the first three issues you would make

Send your application to:

recruitment@mortons.co.uk quoting reference ED37

Closing date is 11th November

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