Media Job: Magazine journalist, DC Thomson

CLOSING DATE: December 16, 2016

Magazine journalist – boys’ comics


Ref: VAC325

DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands team are looking to recruit a talented magazine journalist.

Reporting to the Heritage Brands editor, you will aid the team with the creation of Commando, The Broons and Oor Wullie, and classic archive projects involving some of DC Thomson’s most beloved brands.

In this role, you will be expected to write interesting and excellent copy, as well as generating innovative ideas and fantastic content relevant to the Heritage Brands titles.

You will read and edit new script submissions, and create clear write-ups for the design team.

In addition, you will be required to proof pages to a continuously high standard, with meticulous attention to detail and meeting all style guide expectations. You should also have a great eye for comic art.

Working closely with the rest of the Heritage Brands team, you will help develop creative ideas for brand expansion, such as helping with web-management and running social media outlets.

Our ideal candidate will have fantastic communication skills and the ability to establish good relationships with other departments and freelancers.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with experience working within comics or magazine publishing desirable.

We are looking for someone with a great passion for comics and enthusiasm for the Heritage Brand’s bright future. Enlist today!

Please note that this role will be based in our Kingsway office until approximately the end of March 2017.

We will then move to our Meadowside office in Dundee city centre.

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Closing date for applications is Friday 16th December 2016.