London (Central), London (Greater)
03 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017
Film Industry
Job Type


Brand name: Screen International

Reports to: Editor

Job reference: MBI-061

Location: Old Street, London


This is an exciting opportunity for a talented, motivated and experienced features editor with strong editing, commissioning, planning and writing skills to join a fast-paced, nimble editorial team. The successful candidate will oversee Screen International’s print features and supplements, ensuring they are compelling and insightful for our readership. The role is London-based but will require international travel throughout the year.

About the brand

Screen International is the home for news, reviews, features, analysis, festival reports and commentary for the global film industry, providing insight and intelligence into a world of production, finance, sales, exhibition and distribution. Now in its fourth decade of operation, Screen diligently covers the network of individuals, companies, events and relationships that compose the international film business. Alongside the print magazine Screen International, we also have online offering ScreenDaily, daily email newsletters, market and festival print dailies, special print supplements and annual live events.

Key Accountabilities

  • Planning, commissioning, coordinating and editing the features content for Screen’s various print products, creating compelling editorial for an informed international readership
  • Build upon Screen’s position as the leading voice for the international film industry, including writing as required
  • Ensure that Screen International’s features and supplements are focused, compelling, in-depth and provide the level of insight expected from a leading B2B brand
  • Exceptional editing skills and an eagle eye for detail and accuracy, including thorough fact checking
  • Manage and prioritise editorial workflow, including strong forward planning and producing content to strict deadlines
  • Work closely with the commercial team on bespoke content solutions for clients where required
  • Manage editorial budget

Skills & Competencies

  • Extremely well organised and able to maintain a consistently high level of performance while coping with multiple deadlines
  • Experience of working for a trade, business-oriented or film publication,
  • Minimum of three years feature writing, editing and commissioning experience
  • Analytical skills regarding the handling of business and financial data
  • Experience and understanding of long-term planning
  • Film industry knowledge and contacts are advantageous

Personal Attributes

  • Team player committed to working constructively within a compact, busy team
  • Professional, punctual, reliable and with a positive work ethic
  • High achieving and ambitious
  • Self-motivating
  • You will be required to interact with the film industry and work closely with colleagues from different departments on a daily basis so good people skills are vital