Are you a journalist or writer wanting to build your career in Ireland’s media? Do you want to contribute to Ireland’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) community? Then the GCN Editorial Assistant position could be for you!
As GCN’s Editorial Assistant you will assist the Managing Editor on a daily basis in the creation and production of GCN magazine.
You will lead GCN’s mission to provide Ireland’s LGBT+ community with full listings of everything that’s going on in LGBT Ireland. You will also be part of the Web Content team, creating blog posts, articles, infographics, listicles, and other content for gcn.ie to help GCN grow and engage with our audience. You will be part of an exciting editorial team, enhancing GCN’s presence in both print and online.
There are tons of reasons to join the GCN team. Here are a select few:
Community: GCN is Ireland’s longest running LGBT+ publication, and gcn.ie is our ever-growing online presence which provides up-to-the-minute LGBT+ content. Working with GCN you’ll get to make a difference to tens of thousands of LGBT+ people in Ireland.
Location: The successful candidate will get to join our tight-knit crew in our centrally located offices.
Work environment: GCN Towers is a bright and open plan office which facilitates a relaxed work environment and allows each department to collaborate together.
Experience: You’ll gain hands-on experience in content creation, copywriting, journalism, social media management, SEO and WordPress with the scope to introduce new initiatives.
Networking: Regular contact with media reps and PR agencies will give you valuable media connections in Ireland.
30 Years And Beyond…
GCN has been entirely overhauled with a brand new, sophisticated design for the magazine that launched in June 2017 last year alongside a redesigned website that took over from our sister site, The Outmost, and a brand new app.
GCN.ie has won Digital Product of the Year in the Irish Magazine Awards 2017, an award which recognises the slick new site that houses our content, the digital magazine, directory and more.
The successful applicant will be joining GCN as we celebrate our 3oth year in publication, so you can be sure there are some incredible events and exciting projects coming up soon!
For more information about the job and for details on how to apply, click here.
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