Managing Editor job vacancy (January 2015)

MR Motoring Research is growing fast, and we have an opening in a senior editorial role. 

Position: Managing Editor

Reporting to: Managing Director

The role

  • This is a senior, hands-on, multi-discipline role managing editorial across Motoring Research’s key client base
  • The successful candidate will have management and editorial planning responsibilities, but will also regularly write, edit and lay out work both online and in print
  • The role will expand as Motoring Research grows and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop with it
  • The candidate will closely work with Motoring Research’s staff writer
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively both internally and externally with Motoring Research’s freelance team
  • The candidate will have a strong professional standing and a broad knowledge of cars, publishing and technology
  • A need to work quickly, dynamically and autonomously, with the ability to manage priorities, is essential

Company overview

Motoring Research is a multimedia publisher based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. It was founded in 1986 by Peter Burgess. Today, it supplies words, data and editorial services to a range of blue chip clients

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Type of employment: Full time

Salary: Competitive + benefits, dependent on experience

How to apply

Send a CV and covering letter to Motoring Research Managing Director Richard Aucock at:

In your covering letter, tell us your strategy for how you’d hit the ground running and become a successful Managing Editor at MR

Closing date: 30 January