Assistant Editor

A rare and exciting opportunity to join the team at Light & Sound International (LSi), a world-leading monthly trade publication serving the professional lighting, audio, staging and audio-visual industry.

PLASA Media is looking to fill the role of Assistant Editor in a team producing both LSi magazine and its popular daily news website –

The successful applicant will have a high level of literacy and an excellent eye for detail, a knack for spelling and punctuation and a proven ability to write clear and concise English. They will be presentable, confident and outgoing, good at operating within a team, and able to cope with the demands of production deadlines. The applicant must also be able to demonstrate a good level of computer literacy.

The position offers excellent long-term opportunities for career progression and for national and international travel, working for PLASA in a fascinating and varied industry.

Beneficial experience:

  • Proven high level of English language and grammar
  • Attention to detail, sub-editing and proof-reading skills
  • Strong, creative copywriting skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Social media skills  
  • Technical writing ability would be a benefit

To apply:

Please send your CV and examples of your work to the editor, Claire Beeson -

About LSi:

For over 35 years, LSi has been the market leader in this incredibly specialist global industry. Published by PLASA, the Professional Lighting and Sound Association, LSi covers the broad range of technology and design for show and event production, including pro audio, lighting, video, staging and effects, as well as the people and the companies who make it all possible. LSi is complemented by its website at - home of our popular daily news service and our comprehensive, searchable digital magazine archive.

About PLASA:

PLASA is an international trade association representing companies and individuals in the entertainment technology industry including professional audio, AV, lighting, broadcast, staging, rigging and related technologies. Supporting its global membership with a wide range of business resources and technical support, PLASA’s commercial activities include trade events and industry leading publications. 

Salary will be subject to skills and experience.

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