Telegraph Media Group, Snapchat Senior Content Editor

London (Central)
Competitive + excellent benefits
13 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
Job Type
Full Time

The Snapchat Senior Content Editor will create content for, and sometimes manage, our daily Snapchat edition, taking the Telegraph to a new, younger audience with innovative ways of telling stories.

Key responsibilities 

  • Work with the Snapchat Editor to help drive the strategy for how the Telegraph should present its journalism on this new platform.
  • Write sparkling copy for top snaps and long-forms, adapting pre-existing content for a Snapchat audience where appropriate.
  • Edit pictures and videos so that they are optimised for Snapchat.
  • Work in line with the Telegraph’s high publishing standards.
  • Attend daily Snapchat conference to help generate ideas, ensure the edition hits the right news agenda and flatplan the day’s snaps.
  • Work with the team of Snapchat motion designers on innovative, visual storytelling techniques.
  • On occasion, step in for the Snapchat Editor to lead the delivery of the day’s edition.

Specific requirements / skills 

  • An innate understanding of the Snapchat platform and social media in general.
  • A multimedia journalist, you will have a thorough knowledge of different digital storytelling methods and of what makes a good story for Snapchat and other social media.
  • A grasp of current affairs, the Telegraph’s editorial voice and how it should be adapted for Snapchat.
  • A sense of fun, an eye for design and the ability to come up with innovative ideas.
  • Ability to write brilliant, accurate, witty copy - quickly.
  • Understanding of and ability to use analytics to inform decision making.
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and how to edit pictures to optimise their value.
  • Knowledge of animation and after effects programmes would be welcome.

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