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Commissioning Editor

About Monocle

Monocle is an independent media brand that has built a global reputation for its coverage of international affairs, design, travel, fashion and much more besides. Launched in London in 2007, the business has blossomed to include our famed magazine, daily newsletters, a round-the-clock radio station, international events as well as thriving retail stores, e-commerce and cafés. With HQs, bureaux and shops in Zürich, Tokyo, Merano and Hong Kong we are a truly global team and proud of the fact that today Monocle is a vital source of inspiration, analysis and ideas for our discerning global audience.

About the role

This is a key role in the team. The commissioning editor will both commission and write dispatches and reports across our monthly magazines, specials and seasonal newspapers.

Critical to your success will be a strong track record of managing competing deadlines, working across projects while turning out clean copy and clever features. You are a self-starter who is comfortable securing stories on anything from business and entrepreneurship to hospitality, the arts or urbanism.

This is a position for an experienced editor and journalist who has good contacts and can bring new writers into the magazine. We’re also seeking someone with a passion for how magazines are made and relevant experience in print.

The role includes many opportunities for travel and reporting, and the opportunity to be part of an ambitious, cohesive team that is set to shape Monocle’s coverage in 2024 and beyond.

We value collaboration and interaction with our colleagues and our clients. We work on unique, global projects alongside our enormously talented international team. This role is based in our Marylebone office and we offer the following benefits;

-Discounts at Monocle Café and shop

-Breakfast provided five days a week

-Health and life insurance benefits

-23 days annual leave, 7-day Christmas shutdown and 8 bank holidays

-Dog-friendly office

Our team is ambitious, talented, professional and committed to excellence in everything they do. If you are keen to join us, please apply to Anna Lyman Please note that all applicants must have the right to work in the UK.


Anna Lyman




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