Deputy Editor-in-Chief


Autosport is part of Motorsport Network which has been under new ownership since August 2023. It is in an exciting state of transition, as we rebuild the publication as the authoritative voice in the world of motorsport. 

With a new management and editorial leadership team, and 2025 the 75th anniversary of Autosport– this is a very exciting time for our company as we enter a new phase of growth and business strategy.

Our editorial content is at the heart of this mission. Autosport, which covers Formula 1, MotoGP and other motor series, will be setting the agenda, bringing our audience inside the paddock with engaging and insightful content across digital, magazine, podcasts and video. 


This is a senior role that is pivotal to delivering our ambitious growth targets and developing our content.

We’re looking for an individual with great leadership skills and an outstanding track record of delivering high-quality and agenda-setting content, either by themselves or by the team they lead.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the centre of the most respected brand in motorsport. 

The role is London-based with a salary that reflects the seniority of the role and the ambition of Autosport.


Work with the editor-in-chief to develop Autosport’s editorial content across digital, print and audio

Run the day-to-day of the newsdesk including taking editorial meetings and producing a high quality news list

Manage and oversee the daily operation including working closely with all teams and departments across the business

Working closely with the reporters, who are often located all over the world as they cover their respective motor series

Work to improve the quality of the content, liaising with reporters on longer-term projects and investigations

Guide the more junior reporters to develop their skills 

Given the nature of sport and that it is global, weekend and shift work will be required


Candidates must demonstrate a track-record of producing agenda-setting and high-quality digital, print or audio content, either by themselves or by the team they lead. Ideally this will be for a sports audience. 

They must have the following skills:

  • Experience working at a senior level with a track record on a newsdesk
  • A fluent and articulate communicator who can manage multiple reporters on the ground at once
  • Able to work under pressure and be able to react to events as they unfold
  • Passionate about producing high-quality motorsport content and developing new media formats 
  • A curious, ambitious, and entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions and move at pace
  • A self-motivated, adaptable and reliable team player who can support the editor-in-chief and share their skills to improve others 

Applications close on Friday 28th June

Unternehmen / Organisation: 
Motorsport Network