Freelance Digital Editor (part time)

Poetry London is seeking a new part-time Digital Editor.

The person appointed to the role of Digital Editor will work closely with the Poetry Editor, Co-editor and Reviews Editor to maintain the magazine’s website and to develop a new digital presence for the magazine via various forms of social and digital media.

They will have a good working knowledge of the contemporary poetry scene, experience of social media and digital marketing, as well as the ability to work flexibly and independently.

The role includes responsibility for maintaining and improving the current website, and working with the Poetry and Reviews Editors to develop a digital archive of the magazine, and making this available to subscribers.

The role will also include responsibility for general marketing, above all via social media and online methods, the sale of advertising space both within the magazine and online, promoting subscriptions and developing new and innovative digital marketing strategies.

We see our digital presence and its development as key to the magazine’s continued growth, development and, indeed, existence. It should exist as an important link between our expanding programme of live events and the print magazine, as well as becoming an integral part of our offer to subscribers.


Application is by CV along with a covering letter explaining how you would fulfill this role, two referees and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to be submitted by email to  with ‘Digital Editor” in the subject line.

To find out more, download the full job description here.

Applications are now closed. Interviews will be held on Monday 17 July 2017.

Poetry London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.