Magazine features editors are responsible for overseeing the content and quality of magazine publications and for ensuring that features are topical, interesting and informative.
Typical responsibilities of the job include:
Although you do not technically need a degree to become a features editor, entry into the profession without a degree is now unusual.
The role is not available to entry-level candidates, so previous experience and training is usually essential. Recent graduates typically enter in the role of editorial assistant. An English or Media Studies degree may be advantageous. Working on a student magazine can often provide a good introduction to magazine journalism. Specialist knowledge or a scientific or technical background may be required for some vacancies. Prior relevant experience is essential.
May 23, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
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