Senior Commissioning Editor

Job function:
Job type:
Perm Full Time
London, UK
£ 40000 - 40000

About the role 

We're looking for a Senior Commissioning Editor to join our team in London. As part of our Content, your key responsibilities will include: 


The challenge of building a talented network of global freelance trend -spotters   

The satisfaction of working with colleagues who are    dedicated to building content which feeds both the creative and commercial needs of its customers   

A day job that will be fast paced and demanding  

An environment where expectations are high but where creativity & collaboration nurture your career.  


Your experience  

At least five years in fashion or trend forecasting  role  

Proven experience of successfully building and managing a network of global freelancers   

Excellent writing, trend forecasting and photography skills along with strong verbal communication skills and the cultural sensitivity to work with international teams. 

History of content planning, calendar and budget management   

A curious and creative mind and a passion for collaboration across all levels and areas of the business 

The ability to be an internal and external ambassador for fashion trends working closely with our internal communications, creative and marketing teams as well as other stakeholders 

The discipline to self-manage and to drive initiatives and execute tasks to completion 

A real desire to build on WGSN’s reputation and success 


What we offer 


Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits. 


25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days  

Great learning and development opportunities  

Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans 

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Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme  

Volunteering opportunities  

Season ticket loans  


In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.  


We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.  


About WGSN.  


We offer insights and inspiration from around the globe. We help our customers stay ahead and informed through trend forecasting and data science. We believe inspiration comes from the monumental and the mundane. 


If you’re passionate about fashion and lifestyle this is a great place to be, giving you the opportunity to work with the world's most creative trend experts, designers, editors, account managers, marketers, product developers, customer service experts and much more in a meritocratic, high performance company. 


WGSN is an Ascential brand. Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy. 


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