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Welcome to Ceramic Review

Ceramic Review is the magazine for contemporary and historical ceramics, ceramic art and pottery.


Ceramic Review Issue 312

November/December 2021

Job opportunities

Current vacancies

ASSISTANT EDITOR

We are currently seeking a proactive Assistant Editor with a broad range of skills who will work closely and directly with the Editor on all aspects of the busy magazine’s print and digital output. You will be running our social media accounts, contributing content ideas, commissioning and writing articles and playing a key role in the day-to-day production of the title.

The role

  Working within a small, focused team to produce a bi-monthly, internationally renowned specialist title

  Assisting the Editor in all aspects of the magazine’s production, from concept to publication

  Taking responsibility for researching, collating and writing the Gallery and News pages, alongside occasional features

  Researching, commissioning and compiling the Emerging Maker, Potters on Pots and Glaze Recipe pages

  Proofreading and fact-checking each issue in detail and inputting amends in InDesign

  Creating and posting daily social media content and maintaining CR’s YouTube channel

  Uploading regular content to the WordPress website, including details of each new issue and regular articles

  Evaluating social media output across platforms using both native insights and Google Analytics 

  Using Mailchimp to produce the magazine’s monthly e-newsletter

  Representing Ceramic Review at events, helping to sell subscriptions and meeting industry contacts

Skills and Qualities

Essential:

  A passion for journalism and an eye for detail and accuracy

  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  Adept at using a range of social media platforms

  A skilled approach to tailoring content for digital audiences across websites, social media and blogs

  A self-starting attitude, highly organised with the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines 

  Knowledge of, and interest in, the relevant sectors: craft, art, and design

Desirable:

  Experience of working in print and/or digital publishing

  Some design skills and knowledge of design and photo editing packages, including InDesign

  A competent level of computer literacy (Word, Gmail, Mailchimp, WordPress) 

  Knowledge of tailoring content for target audiences and SEO best practices

  An aptitude for and experience in marketing, and specifically arts marketing

  A knowledge of the ceramic world

Hours: 28 hours/four days per week
Location: 63 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3BF – hybrid working is available, with the opportunity to work part time at home where possible 

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV and a short covering letter outlining your suitability for and interest in the position to: karenbray@ceramicreview.com

 


 

Volunteers

Volunteers are an important and valued part of Ceramic Review‘s team. We want to ensure volunteering helps you to achieve your goals, and most of all that you enjoy the experience.

We’re looking for volunteers to help us at the events we attend where we have an official presence in the form of a display stand.

Volunteers will handle customer enquiries, collect survey data, assist with social media updates, provide administrative support and process sales. Food and travel will be reimbursed up to £15.00 per day.

How to apply:

Please send your CV, equal opportunities form and cover letter to editorial@ceramicreview.com , outlining why you are interested in volunteering with Ceramic Review and specifying the skills you would like to develop.