Work at Key Publishing

Job title

Assistant Editor, Airfix Model World


Office based c. £20,000 DOE

Key Publishing is Europe’s foremost transport publisher and is renowned around the globe for its wide range of magazines and media. Airfix Model World is the UK’s market-leading title (ABC-certified), with a loyal newsstand and subscriber following.

We’re looking for a talented assistant editor to work with the editor at Key Publishing’s offices in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Some foreign and UK travel is necessary, but kit building is not a staple of the job.

You will be expected to:

  • Manage/brief contributors
  • Edit their text and images
  • Write balanced product reviews
  • Report on events
  • Liaise with advertising/marketing staff

Skills/experience required:

  • An excellent grasp of grammar and punctuation
  • Journalism experience is desirable
  • A thorough understanding of all aspects of modelling is essential

In return, Key Publishing offers excellent rewards and incentives; 25 days holiday per year, a company pension scheme and a great environment for learning and career development.

If you’re brimming with ideas for informative articles and relish the chance to help shape the future of the hobby from a publishing perspective, please email a covering letter and CV to the editor Stu Fone at:

Key Publishing is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All applicants will be invited to interview based on merit.

The deadline for applications is May 17, 2019

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