Insight Editor – Content Strategist, Senior Editor

Location
London Gatwick Airport, Horley (GB)
Salary
£40,000 - £50,000 DoE per annum plus benefits
Posted
18 Apr 2017
Closes
18 May 2017
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Insight Editor to set and lead the content strategy for a new premium information service

We are looking for an experienced senior editor to set and lead the content strategy for a new data led global information service. With a minimum of 5 years editorial experience, you will be highly customer focused and have a proven ability to work with customer data and user behaviour to develop targeted content. And with a focus on creating deep and detailed analysis covering vertical categories, you will be used to working with data and will have a clear understanding of data journalism.

Senior editor with a key strategic leadership role

You will bring an exceptional combination of editorial, product development and commercial skills to take on a key strategic leadership role to develop a new service and deliver on its editorial authority and visibility. Holding both day-to-day and strategic responsibilities for content and managing a small team of Data Journalists, you will:

  • develop and implement a clear content roadmap
  • review, identify and use current content from within the business as well as develop and agree themes and ideas for new content
  • identify key insights and perspectives and write compelling narratives
  • manage data feeds and third-party partnerships
  • identify trends and statistics to use in authoritative and high value content
  • provide expert and market input into continued development of the service.

Technically savvy, a science background and a clear understanding of data journalism

As Insight Editor, you will work closely with the IT and digital marketing teams as well as product development team to help create and deliver a successful service. You will also need to have familiarity with content management systems and have an understanding of tagging of content. A strong background in science would a great advantage.

Global brand with great benefits

With offices around the world, our client has been providing information and insight to companies across the globe for over 150 years covering a range of sectors including grocery, retail, hospitality, drinks, food manufacturing, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals across a number of platforms including digital and print media, conferences and prestigious industry awards.

If you can bring a combination of editorial and commercial skills to take on this central role in shaping a new service, you can expect a supportive and innovative company culture, great career prospects, and:

  • £40-£50K salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • pension scheme
  • group income protection
  • life assurance
  • employee assistance scheme
  • bonus scheme.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to us today.