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Auto Trader, the UK’s biggest automotive website, is looking to hire a highly creative, passionate and knowledgeable Cars Editor. You would be joining an ambitious, growing content team that is striving to create a premium content destination for more than 10m highly engaged monthly unique users.
The lucky candidate would play a key role in shaping both the New and Used Car content vision for the company's rapidly ascending and expanding digital properties, as well as become the key presenting figurehead for our recently launched and class-leading video car reviews.
We are looking for an individual who has strong editing and road testing experience, excellent presenting skills, as well as the ability to lead and encourage people. The candidate must also display the passion to be a consumer champion in the motoring sphere, provide an adept critical eye in reviews and always strive to put the reader first.
Salary and Benefits
We offer a competitive basic salary, in the region of £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience.
Other benefits include 25 days annual leave, a company pension and a whole host of other flexible benefits!
AutoTrader.co.uk is the UK’s no 1 motoring website, with over 10.3 million monthly unique users, who carry out over 106 million searches on new and used vehicles*. The brand is building a competitive position across all effective channels including online, mobile and magazine. (*Source: Auto Trader Audit, January 2009).
AutoTrader.co.uk is owned by Trader Media Group, one of Europe’s largest specialist multi-media groups and provider of market leading websites and their associated magazines, including Top Marques, Bike Trader, Truck & Plant Trader, Ad Trader, Motorhome and Caravan Trader, Farmers Trader – all with the largest reach in their sectors, through web visitors and magazine readership.
Trader Media Group operates in the UK, Ireland and South Africa. The Group is looking to expand on its winning formula: giving trade customers the opportunity to choose all effective channels to market; building the service and relationship with dealers and manufacturers; and strengthening its portfolio of automotive and specialist classified titles.
Trader Media Group is jointly owned by Guardian Media Group and Apax Partners.
This role is based in our offices in Wimbledon, a short walk from Wimbledon train station