Assistant Editor- Media company- North West London

Recruiter
Tanta Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A young, dynamic and entrepreneurial company, based in London is looking for an Assistant Editor to join their growing team.
As an Assistant Editor, you will work closely with the rest of their editorial team to write, commission, edit and publish articles for their audience of student readers. You will also support the Head of Content and help to plan editorial campaigns, as well as help the company grow their audience in particular markets.

Their Ideal Candidate
• Previous experience as both a journalist and an editor are essential
• You should be able to spot a good story, know how to prioritise your workload and present the information you write in a compelling, eye-catching manner
• Must possess excellent organizational skills, a keen eye for detail and superlative grasp of the English language and grammar
• An awareness of SEO and how to incorporate this into your writing
• Knowledge of content management systems is preferred (ideally working with Drupal, although this is not essential)

Responsibilities
• Planning editorial campaigns for various major university rankings
• Researching and writing
• Managing our team of writers, freelancers and student bloggers, ensuring commissioned work is edited properly and uploaded to the site
• Identifying pre-existing articles on the site which require updating/refreshing

Benefits
• Competitive pay
• 25 days’ holiday leave per year
• Employee discount scheme, offering money off hundreds of retailers
• Staff social once per month, with free drinks
• Free football sessions one lunchtime a week
• Staff sports day every summer

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