Irish Medical Times, Editor (Dublin)

Metropolis International Group Ltd.
Competitive + Bonus
18 Jan 2021
18 Feb 2021
Job Type
Full Time

About Us:

Ireland’s leading medical magazine, Irish Medical Times. Established in 1967 by MPI Media, Irish Medical Times has built an unrivalled reputation over 50 years for its exclusive news reporting, in-depth analysis, provocative opinion, and expert clinical content.

About you:

To be successful you will have previous experience of managing an Editorial team. Knowledge of Adobe InCopy, InDesign, and Photoshop. Strong knowledge of using a CMS, such as WordPress, or other online package.  

Experience of Editing a busy newspaper, magazine, or news-based website and knowledge of the Irish health service and the medical profession is essential.

About the Role:

As editor you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of both the magazine and website – including the commissioning, editing, and writing of copy, liaising with contributors, managing an editorial team, budgeting, coordinating commercial content, delegation, and taking the lead on developing new digital content in addition to producing special clinical publications, running regular seminars and taking a lead role in supporting our market leading Irish Healthcare Awards.

This is an opportunity to join Ireland’s most respected and well-established medical information business and influence its future editorial direction.

Irish Medical Times is published in Dublin by MPI Media, which is part of the UK business and consumer publishing company, Metropolis International Group Ltd. All MPI Media staff are primarily home-based workers.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Taking Editorial lead on MPI Media’s gala annual Irish Healthcare Awards.
  • Representing the publication/ business in the media and on external panels and forging productive links with representatives of the medical profession and the pharma industry.  
  • Produce high quality magazine and online content to deadline. 
  • Provide quality speakers and content for meetings, seminars, or other events.  
  • Develop new revenue opportunities through editorial/sales initiatives.
  • Ability to maximise productivity and efficiency of staff
  • Proficiency to demonstrate resourcefulness and initiative while remaining within policy process parameters. 

How to apply: 

Please click 'APPLY NOW' to send your CV and a covering letter including your salary expectations and notice period.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback at the application stage, however if you are successfully shortlisted you will be contacted within 10 working days of the closing date.

We are committed to Metropolis international Group being a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees.

They include 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell), health plan and life insurance cover, Cycle 2 Work scheme, discounted gym memberships, retail discount vouchers and much more!

Metropolis Group respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data.

We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.