Editor in Chief - Go Inspire UK

Editor in Chief - Go Inspire UK

Go Inspire UK
Wimbledon, Greater London (On-site)
Volunteer role
Voluntary, 3 hours a day
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Go Inspire UK is a women founded charity with the purpose of bringing women together to grow and thrive. We believe that the world will be a better place when all women are supported to become the best versions of ourselves, and that this will allow us to better challenge the discrimination we face.

We do this by creating community centres for women, delivering education through our events and media platform and creating a resource hub to connect women to all the information and support they need. 

Our core values are equality, intersectionality, sustainability, social connection, excellence and fun. These values permeate everything we do here at Go Inspire UK. 

If you’ve ever wanted to experience working in a place where you and your ambition are fully seen, appreciated and supported, and you want to join a really fun, high energy, full of laughs and mega supportive team then this is the opportunity for you. 

Job Description 

You will work alongside the CEO, COO and Head of Media to develop an strategy for our upcoming publication focused on empowering and inspiring women.

Regular activities and responsibilities will look like:

  • Hiring and developing writers, junior editors and senior editors

  • Approving the publication's layout, design, style and tone

  • Reviewing written content for spelling and grammar errors

  • Fact-checking information in articles and stories

  • Providing suggestions for edits when needed

  • Writing editorial pieces to contribute to the publication

  • Developing and managing budgets for the editorial team

  • Representing the publication's editorial team at social functions

  • Making final decisions about which stories, articles and photographs to publish

  • Attending meetings with the publisher or publication board to discuss issues and plans for the publication

About you 

  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, or similar.
  • Previous experience as an Editor.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.

Please do apply if you don’t tick all the above boxes. More than experience we make decisions on team fit, willingness to grow and ambition..

How to apply and what happens next

Please attach a CV and cover letter to your application . If we think you could be a good fit we will invite you for an interview with the relevant member of the leadership team.

We will do our best to get back to you if we don’t think this role is for you but due to the high number of applications this isn’t always possible. If you don’t hear from us for two weeks please do feel free to reach out, but often this means you didn’t get through to interviews this time. 

Please don’t  let this put you off from applying for other roles with us in the future though :) We love to hear from you and appreciate the time you put into the applications.

Apply here: info@goinspireuk.org