About the job:
Refinery29 Fashion celebrates the power of personal style and how it aids people in discovering their own unique sense of identity. Neither fashion nor style are prescriptive at Refinery29 — instead, we believe personal style is a tool for fostering confidence, self-expression, and influence.
Refinery29 UK is looking for a smart and passionate Fashion Editor to build on the powerful foundation the brand has established when it comes to fashion as it relates to personal style, self expression, shopping, trend spotting/analysis, subcultures, cultural commentary, influence, innovation, and inclusivity. In this role, you’ll aim to deliver well-reported, voicey, quality storytelling — via daily news posts, features, columns, personal essays, trend pieces, second-day takes, and high-impact content packages — that engages and grows the audience, pushes the conversation forward, and develops R29’s singular voice, authority, and thought leadership in the space. You are as adept at shaping ledes and headlines as you are at conceptualising big, brand-defining fashion moments and tentpoles, and you have ideas and a point of view on how to shape fashion coverage that could only come from Refinery29. You have an expert understanding of how to run an editorial calendar, package stories for success across channels, meet audience growth goals, and partner with the revenue team when necessary.
As a candidate, you instinctually see style through a 360-degree lens, always thinking about how it directly relates to pop culture, politics, art, and the world around us. You are optimistic, driven, and are a generous collaborator, always eager to make a story stronger and more impactful.
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