Deputy editor, HR Magazine

Location: Herne Hill, London

Salary: Dependent on experience


Brand overview

HR is one Mark Allen Group’s flagship B2B media brands. Its success derives from it producing the most innovative, thought-provoking and creative content for HR leaders who want to develop high-performing organisations. Its vision is to be the clear, strong voice of the HR community, sharing best practice and demonstrating the value HR adds to business.

The HR brand comprises an award-winning monthly magazine with a circulation of 10,000,
a strong digital presence, including a daily news bulletin, powered by the industry’s leading website, which serves 100,000 unique users a month. It also hosts thought-provoking, editorially led webinars and prestigious live events, including the industry’s leading awards scheme.

HR has been established for more than 25 years and is staffed by an editorial team of five.


Role summary

You will be a self-starter who can manage both tight deadlines and people, be able to demonstrate commercial acumen and possess the ability to generate and execute creative concepts. Exceptional writing and organisational skills are a must, as the role requires someone who can write and commission original, compelling features on topics ranging from the rise of performance enhancing smart drugs, race in the workplace, gender pay gap reporting and sexual harassment and bullying.

You will also have a strong news background, the ability to analyse data, a deep knowledge of digital publishing/social media and a knack of spotting the best ways to make the most out of content.

This is a role for someone who thrives on detail while always seeing the bigger picture. It requires someone with an innate ability to multitask and build relationships, who has plenty of energy and a desire to take ownership of certain parts of the brand and be a trusted brand ambassador at events.


Candidate profile

The successful candidate is likely to already be a deputy editor, news editor or features editor. However, we are willing to consider ambitious and talented senior reporters or senior feature writers with at least five years editorial experience.

A full job description is available on request.


Please apply with CV and covering letter to:

Darryl Danielli

Publisher, HR Magazine


Mark Allen Group company overview

HR is part of MA Business, the B2B division of the Mark Allen Group, a fast-developing independent publishing house with offices in London, Kent and Wiltshire.

The group is a 450-staff, growing, progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through 100+ market-leading journals, magazines, events and websites. Our brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets.

Our success comes from our focus on editorial excellence; our in-depth knowledge of our markets’ and our customers’ needs; our commitment to engage, inspire and educate our audiences; and our ability to think differently and provide innovative client-focused solutions.