Deputy Editor, HTSI – Financial Times (London)

The Role

HTSI, the FT’s global magazine covering the luxury lifestyle sector is looking for a Deputy Editor


Key Responsibilities

  • Commission and edit regular features that appear in the magazine, including shopping features and subjects relating to the breadth of HTSI subjects
  • Negotiate exclusive interviews
  • Commission, edit and maintain schedules with freelance writers
  • Write features where required
  • Work closely with the picture editor, designer and art desk on all aspects of story presentation across print, mobile and digital platforms
  • Work with the rest of the team year-round to plan plan and execute workshops, live events and the FT Weekend festival
  • Nurture new writers as well as editing FT columnists and writers
  • Oversee and manage the production schedule and budget of the magazine, flatplan upcoming magazines, liaise with the commercial team on a constant and near daily basis.
  • Work with the finance team to manage budget and oversee HTSI spending within the department


Your Skills

  • You’re conscientious with a meticulous eye for detail
  • You’re an excellent coordinator and an articulate communicator
  • A good understanding of visuals in print and digital formats
  • Imaginative commissioning and an inspiring leader
  • Able to collaborate with freelance and staff writers
  • Ruthlessly efficient and an excellent administrator: you enjoy working to deadlines and are adept at multitasking. You have a good working knowledge of In-Design and CCMS
  • A creative thinker, and a strong teamwork ethic
  • You have a logical mind and a clear creative vision


Please submit your application by the end of the day, Monday 22nd April 2024. 



Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.


How we work

Our hybrid setup means staff are expected to come into the office 3 days a week.

Our office is located across the street from St. Paul’s Cathedral and is easily accessible from all corners of London. There are the main train terminals such as Liverpool Street, Moorgate, Blackfriars, City Thameslink or Waterloo all situated within walking distance or there are several tube stations within a few mins walk such as Mansion House (District or Circle line), St. Paul’s (Central line), Bank (Central or Waterloo & City line) or Barbican (Central, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan lines).


Our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact and a member of our team will be happy to help.


About the Financial Times

The FT has an uncompromising mission: delivering independent, quality information, news and services to individuals and companies around the globe. It’s the cornerstone of our reputation and the heart of our ambitions for the future. But for our people, the FT offers so much more than what we do. FT people come from all kinds of backgrounds and work across a huge range of disciplines and locations, and find an empowering, warm and welcoming culture that values curiosity and rewards smart, ambitious thinking. Those who are willing to unite around our mission and live our values will find plenty to challenge, inspire and interest them. Like the audiences we serve, no two FT people are the same; but together we help our audience be better informed and understand the world around them. It’s a job that’s never mattered more, and a career that can take you anywhere you want to go.

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