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Work for MCN

Published: 19 June 2008

Updated: 19 November 2014

Motor Cycle News is the world's biggest selling weekly motorcycle publication and market leading website.

With a history that stretches over five decades and an audited circulation of over 128,000 copies a week, it is arguably the most important motorcycle publication in existence.

The web-site has more than 400,000 unique users and is still growing. This is a chance to join our award-winning and expanding multi-talented team. All jobs offer attractive salaries and a package of excellent benefits.

These positions are all based at our office in Peterborough.

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Trainee Designer

We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional, intelligent person who aspires to become a fantastic graphic designer within a creative team.

This position would suit a recent graduate. They must be hard-working, have excellent creative ability and good Mac skills. You don’t need experience you just need the spark...we’ll help you achieve the rest.

Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop CS and Illustrator software is desirable too.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter together with examples of your work to the address below

Senior Designer

You are a confident, versatile magazine or newspaper designer, who shows passion and dedication to your work.

You think outside of the box, have creative flair and can brainstorm within a team. You have excellent typography skills and are confident with Mac visuals. If you are looking for a fresh challenge, are ambitious and able to handle a fast-paced environment, then you could have the chance to work on the world’s biggest motorcycling title. InDesign and Photoshop experience in a publishing environment is essential.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter together with examples of your work to the address below

Sub Editor

You must be able to demonstrate creative subbing skill, write eye-catching headlines, standfirsts and captions and be able to re-write and cut copy – while sticking to MCN’s house style.

You will be familiar with In-Design, be rigorous at checking facts and able to hit hourly deadlines.

We lovingly craft more than 3000 pages every year – so this is not a job for the faint-hearted.

Bike knowledge is preferred, but not essential. Top drawer subbing skills are a must.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter together with examples of your work to the address below

Web producer

You’ll be responsible for publishing and managing content and community on, working closely with all departments to ensure we continue delivering the best motorcycling website in the world.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the most exciting and respected editorial teams in the world.

Experience of web publishing is essential. To apply, send your CV, covering letter and your vision for the future of MCN’s online content to the address below.

News Editor

Do you have unrivalled contacts within the motorcycle industry and an encyclopaedic knowledge of bikes?

We are looking for a News Editor to head MCN’s world-beating news desk, managing the entire print and web news content and orchestrating worldwide scoops on a daily basis.

The successful applicant will have a strong track record in journalism, backed up with the proven ability to bring in scoops as well as the skills to motivate and organise the newsdesk staff.

In return, you will get to travel the world, attending the most glamorous motorcycling events on the globe and meeting the most famous celebrities in the world of biking.

If this sounds like the job for you, send a letter explaining how you will make MCN’s news coverage even better, along with your CV, to the address below.

Send all applications to: Marc Potter, Editor, MCN, Media House, Lynch Wood, Peterborough Business Park, Peterborough, PE2 6EA.

The closing date for all positions is 9am on Friday, July 4, 2008.

Bauer Media

Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141
Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing,
Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT.
All registered in England and Wales. VAT no 918 5617 01
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd are authorised and regulated by the FCA(Ref No. 710067)