Senior Editor (maternity cover), James Pembroke Media

James Pembroke Media
90 Walcot Street


We have a great maternity cover opportunity for a senior editor in our Bath office this year, working across our diverse and growing portfolio of projects.

Full Job Description

We are looking for a skilled senior editor with experience gained in customer publishing as maternity cover in our Bath office. Primary responsibilities will be to oversee our company’s daily publishing operations and client liaison across our portfolio. You will be reporting to the managing director and will supervise clients while working with editors and other staff.

You will work across our diverse and exciting range of titles, taking a project from conception through to print or digital delivery. You will be expected to oversee the editorial content of our titles, sub-edit and rewrite copy, and act as our key contact with clients – successfully managing their expectations to deliver magazines and digital solutions of the highest quality. 

This is a full-time role based in our Bath office, with an expected duration of eight to nine months from late March or early April.


Key responsibilities include: 

Client liaison and project management across the JPM portfolio

Planning and managing all daily operations


  • Plan and manage all daily operations with key members of staff
  • Coordinate editorial publications and client meetings
  • Plan and approve assignments for writers and editors
  • Control schedules and enforce deadlines (for writers, designers, etc)
  • Oversee proofreading procedures and edit copy when necessary
  • Assist in evaluating finalised copy for compliance with policies, style and tone
  • Resolve issues as they arise
  • Attend client meetings on behalf of the company


  • Proven experience as editor or relevant role in customer publishing with a minimum five years experience
  • Proven expertise in client liaison and account/project management
  • Exceptional ability in copywriting, editing and sub-editing
  • Sound knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft software
  • Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and people skills
  • Reliability and efficiency
  • Attention to detail


To apply, please send your CV with covering letter detailing relevant experience to 

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