Assistant Editor

Current Archaeology magazine 

Location: London/remote
Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed term maternity cover (from 2 April 2024 - circa March 2025)
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 dependent on experience
Closing Date: 2 February 2024

Current Archaeology magazine is looking for a full-time Assistant Editor to join its editorial team for a fixed term (circa 12 months tbc maternity cover) from April 2024. The successful candidate will be a hard-working and talented writer and researcher. A keen interest in archaeology and a sound understanding of the subject is essential. You will need to be a strong all-rounder who can work to deadlines, write lively copy, help with news-gathering, and commission and edit features for this 68-page monthly magazine.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and experience at the UK’s best-selling archaeology magazine. Current Archaeology is an authoritative, informative and engaging title, one of four magazines published by Current Publishing Ltd, a well-established family-run business with lots of vision for the future and a friendly team atmosphere.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter with Assistant Editor position as the subject line, to Maria Earle,, plus a sample news article (250 words) suitable for the pages of Current Archaeology.