Story Editor wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
House and Leisure is in search of a Story Editor!
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N.B. Salary TBD at interview stage.
Conceptualise, research, write, commission, produce, edit and upload relevant and engaging editorial and commercial content across all House and Leisure (HL) platforms (including both digital and print) that is in line with the brand identity and supports Associated Media Publishing’s aim of delivering engaged audience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conceptualise and generate story/content ideas as required across all HL platforms, from print to social media, website to Instagram, video to Facebook, Twitter to digital newsletter
Research, write, produce and edit original, innovative and engaging stories/content (including commercial content) in line with the HL brand
Source and research houses, decor, design, people, places (latest restaurants, bars, hotels), trends and products for HL content across all platforms
Ensure ‘newsworthy’ content is constantly being created for the brand by providing ideas and creating stories for relevant sections of both the digital (eg Instagram Stories, website) and print (eg Noted, Food & Drinks News) platforms
Commercial content: create webvertorials and content marketing campaigns for clients as required, ensuring that correct links, credits, logos, images etc are used
Produce required content for special projects (SP) and events as briefed by Project Managers and Editors
Edit and upload (in the case of digital content) all content produced
Present print stories in a form ready for layout by rewriting, writing or asking the writer to rewrite, adding sidebars and any extras needed to maximise features to full editorial and visual effect
Present digital stories with all relevant images, links and hashtags
Ensure all digital content meets SEO and social media best practice guidelines
Constantly look for opportunities for digital and print to talk to and enhance each other
Read and monitor competitive magazines and media brands to keep abreast of new ideas and trends, as well as international media outlets focused on design, art and architecture
Meet all deadlines as set out by the Managing Editor, Deputy Editor/Digital Editor and Project Managers
Work with the Editor, Deputy Editor/Digital Editor to ensure every piece of content is maximised across print and digital platforms
Attend relevant events and be the ‘face’ of the brand as required
Provide live social media coverage from events
Contribute to regular digital strategy updates
Brainstorm cross-platform commercial opportunities with greater editorial and marketing team
Business and commercial awareness
Two years of features-editing experience or three years of writing and content-production experience in an editorial environment
Honest and accurate reporting
Excellent interviewing skills
Excellent editing skills
Excellent writing style
Familiar with creating content using digital tools and CMS platforms such as WordPress and Drupal
Basic knowledge of Google Analytics is an advantage
Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills
Able to work well within a small and busy team
Good general knowledge
Job Type: Permanent
features-editing: 2 years (Preferred)
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