Senior Editor, Frieze Studios

We are looking for a Senior Editor to join our Frieze Studios team to oversee the production of written content to ensure all copy commissioned or written in house by Frieze Studios and by the Branded Content team maintains consistency with Frieze tone of voice.

Who We Are Looking For

Working closely with the Studios Creative Lead and the Branded Content Creative Lead, this role oversees the production of written content to ensure all copy commissioned or written in house by Frieze Studios and by the Branded Content team maintains consistency with Frieze tone of voice. 

The role supports and contributes to the content creation for all issues of Frieze Week (four per year) and for Frieze Masters Magazine (1 issue per year), and will be responsible for the copy writing and commissioning of digital copy and articles connected to sponsored and branded projects to be published on Frieze’s channels. 


Responsibilities Include But Not Limited to

  • Contribute editorial concepts and oversee commissions from the initial ideas until final layout for Frieze Week, Frieze Masters mag, and ad hoc editorial projects
  • Ensuring image research and clearance, copy editing and sign off for above-outlined content is completed
  • Develop copy for Frieze Studios creative proposals and carry out required research, collating information, and imagery to strengthen presentations and pitches
  • Write effective and engaging social media copy in connection to all Studios and Branded Content projects
  • Create and commission articles for brand related projects across all Frieze media channels, including, Frieze Week, and bespoke brand publications and online editorial
  • Write in house articles to amplify Frieze fairs programming year around and upload content on Frieze’s website
  • Contribute editorial concepts and ideas for content led newsletters year around and act as primary liaison with marketing and VIP for the publication of content
  • Be the primary liaison with the Web Manager and the Web Coordinator to ensure Studios and Branded Content pages are up to date and presented in compelling and reader friendly ways
  • Be the primary liaison with the frieze magazine editorial team
  • Manage and coordinate the delivery of multiple editorial pieces and content strands from conception to completion in accordance with deadlines
  • Contribute to video content scripting and occasionally feature in Frieze branded videos


You Will Have The Following Strengths

  • Create successful editorial content for clients, sponsor, and for the Frieze brand
  • Ensure you deliver all content within provided deadlines and budget
  • Strong experience within a related environment such as a commercial gallery, museum, international art fair or publication
  • A deep knowledge and understanding of the contemporary art world
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully producing editorial content

We’d Love If You Also Have These

  • Ability to create impressive editorial content based on original ideas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the confidence to speak in public and in front of a camera
  • Active engagement with current debates and trends in art and other creative sectors
  • Proven ability to commission editors, writers and designers to deliver print and digital editorial projects.

Working Conditions

  • This is a permanent position.
  • Please note this role will be based at our offices in Surrey Street, London.
  • Working hours are 10:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility on remote working as appropriate
  • May be required to attend (and travel to) locations, including other IMG buildings and meetings
  • Unsocial hours may be required, as dictated by the demands of the business schedule
  • Adapting to use of new systems and technology where appropriate

Why Frieze

At Frieze we believe art is vital to communities and cultures. Bringing together galleries, artists, institutions, and art lovers all over the world to make art flourish.

Frieze is a media and events company that comprises three publications, frieze magazine, Frieze Masters Magazine and Frieze Week; and five international art fairs, Frieze London, Frieze LA, Frieze New York, Frieze Seoul and Frieze Masters; regular talks and summits, led by frieze editors; and – the definitive resource for contemporary art and culture.

In addition, in October 2021, Frieze launched No.9 Cork Street, a hub for visiting international galleries in the heart of Mayfair, London. Frieze is part of the IMG network.

IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events, and media and is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company.

Frieze unites people in our love of the arts. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we are committed to practicing anti-discrimination including race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability, together with artists, writers, and cultural practitioners from all backgrounds. There is still much work to be done to address systemic inequality and discrimination within the arts and culture industry, and we are dedicated to making progress to both within our own organization and the art world at large.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.