Do you know your Shimano from your SRAM, your Kona from your Cove? Can you make light work of a page of HTML and find your way round a CMS?
Well, if you didn’t have a great knowledege of bikes and computers you wouldn’t be reading this would you? Magicalia Digital Publishing is looking for a production assistant, and it could be you…
We are looking for a cycling enthusiast who is keen to make their way into online publishing. Our cycling portfolio, comprising BikeMagic.com, RoadCyclingUK.com, SheCycles.com and LondonCycleSport.com needs a bright and enthusiastic production assistant.
The post requires excellent written English and a sharp eye for detail and design. An interest in (and knowledge of) all things cycling, creativity, strong team working skills and the motivation to work well alone, stacks of initiative and a willingness to play an important role in all aspects of running and updating the website.
As production assistant you will have exposure to all sides of the business, liaising closely with the marketing, sales and technology departments, as well as working closely alongside the editorial team. You will be responsible for helping develop all aspects of the site; from editing copy for adverts, managing databases, creating exciting new features and helping to further grow the community. You will have excellent time management skills and thrive under pressure.
You’ll either have a qualification in media (or equivalent) or be able to display a strong interest and aptitude for the position. Above all, an enthusiasm for online publishing and a passion for cycling will be a major advantage.
The successful candidate will be experienced and fully competent in HTML, Adobe Photoshop, awareness of content management systems and a proven interest in online publishing, displayed by a strong port-folio. Useful skills include ImageReady, Illustrator and Microsoft Office. The position is based at our central London HQ in Farringdon.
Magicalia Digital Publishing is the UK’s leading online publishing group, nominated for ‘Best Online Publisher’ in 2004 and 2005 by the UK Association of Online Publishers. The company owns a portfolio of market-leading own brand sites in special interest markets, as well as publishing community and e-commerce websites for a list of blue chip clients.
Send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be perfect for this post to [email protected]