Go to website

Reference: 71265

Date Added: 30 May 2019
Closing Date: 30 June 2019

Job Title: Editorial Assistant – Junior Editor

Working For: Primary Care Journal/Accountable Care Journal/Hospital Times

Location: London

Salary: £22,000 with a review after 6 months

Job Details

Following the successful rebrand of Hospital Times and launch of Accountable Care Journal and Primary Care Journal, we are currently looking for a new Editorial Assistant to work on some of the UK’s leading health and care titles.

We are looking for someone who has an understanding of health policy given the high-level nature of our magazines that explore some of the cutting edge debates in political discourse.

The new Editorial Assistant will work closely with the content team to develop and publish news, insight and analysis both online and in print. Our health and care titles have an excellent track record of delivering high quality analysis on the big issues affecting the healthcare sector and our content team is looking for a new member of the team to develop the brands and generate readership as our company grows.

This is ideal for someone looking to develop their expertise, experience or interest in the health sector, working within a high-profile network generated over 20 years. If you are excited about working with an energetic and industry-leading team, this is your chance to develop a career in publishing and policy in the evolving field of health and social care.

During the first six months of the role, our Senior Editor will train, guide and mentor a new member of the team to become a leading Editor of both Accountable Care Journal and our newest title Primary Care Journal.

Further information on key tasks can be found here:


Required Experience:

  • Producing high quality written content
  • Proofreading/sub-editing to a very high standard
  • Ability to work to regular deadlines
  • Networking and developing industry contacts within B2B and public-sector environments
  • Dealing professionally with senior industry figures
  • Working to budgets
  • Ideally a background in health, or an interest in developing experience

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BSc (Hons) degree, at least 2:1 or above
  • Ideally a journalism course or experience of news (including student newspapers)

Job Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 30 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place throughout June and will take place face to face with the Managing Director and Senior Editor. There will also be a written test too.

Application Details

Please submit an up to date tailored CV and bespoke covering letter to Ben Howlett, Managing Director, Dorson West Ltd, ben.howlett@dorsonwest.com

Website: https://accountablecarejournal.com

Additional Notes