Insight Editor – Content Strategist, Senior Editor

London Gatwick Airport, Horley (GB)
£40,000 - £50,000 DoE per annum plus benefits
18 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Job Type
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.