Content Editor/Page Designer

Role: Content Editor/Page Designer


Reporting to: Head of Creative Services


Location: Preston – Hybrid working in place


Hours: 35 per week


We have an opportunity for a talented content editor/page designer to join our busy Creative Services team, reporting to the Head of Creative Services, in our Preston office. You will work on our portfolio of titles, including Farmers Guardian, Arable Farming and Dairy Farmer. You will be sub-editingcopy, writing headlines and coming up with ideas for news and features layouts. You will have excellent English skills and will be able to spot inaccuracies in copy even when up against tight deadlines. Experience of using InDesign and Photoshop is essential.




  • Sub-editing and proofing content for our portfolio of magazines and other products and platforms as required.
  • Designing creative magazine pages efficiently while working closely with the rest of the Creative Services team.
  • Takes responsibility for writing headlines, captions, etc, and, where required, cuts content to fit without changing its meaning.
  • Ensures all content is legally correct, highlighting potential issues to the appropriate sector head and head of creative services.
  • Ensures all content will drive maximum reader/user engagement through making it look attractive and easy to read/use.
  • Produces infographics and other creative illustrations as and when required.
  • Other occasional responsibilities include working on special supplements, events and marketing materials.



  • A meticulous eye for detail to check and edit content according to house style.
  • A high degree of understanding with regard to grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • A creative eye for designing innovative pages and refining content in InDesign and writing imaginative headlines and captions across news and features pages.
  • Ability to manage your time effectively to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Calm and efficient under pressure, with great communication skills.
  • An understanding of agriculture is preferred but not essential

We offer an excellent package including:


  • 25 days holiday increasing to 27 after two years
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Ongoing training. Throughout your career at Agriconnect you will receive continued career development support from our management team
  • Exceptional career progression. We are ever-evolving, if you work hard and do well – with our help and support there are no limits to your speed of progress

About us


Agriconnect is the largest multi-platform agricultural information business in the UK. Our brands reach deeply into all the major agricultural sectors – arable, dairy, livestock, agricultural machinery, finance, and equipment. We take a farmer-centric approach to media.


Agriconnect is a business unit within the Arc network, a global events, data, and media platform. Arc is a fast-growing global events, data, and media platform with a varied portfolio content led portals, magazines, and events.


We strive to create a culture that is open and respectful, where differences are valued and celebrated. We want everyone to be able to reach their full potential, so we are committed to cultivating a company that promotes inclusion and belonging.


Closing date for applications is 14th January 2023


If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a brief cover note to the Head of Creative Services, [email protected]