Telegraph Media Group, Snapchat Editor

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

The Snapchat Editor will manage the strategy for, and delivery of, our daily edition on Snapchat, taking the Telegraph to a new, younger audience with innovative ways of telling stories.

Key responsibilities 

  • Drive the strategy for how the Telegraph should present its journalism on this new platform.
  • Attend conference and liaise across different editorial departments to generate ideas, ensure the edition hits the right news agenda and flatplan the day’s snaps.
  • Ensure each day’s edition is delivered in line with the Telegraph’s high publishing standards.
  • Manage the small, dedicated team of Snapchat content editors.
  • Work with the team of Snapchat motion designers on innovative, visual storytelling techniques.
  • 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.

Specific requirements / skills 

  • An innate understanding of the Snapchat platform and social media in general.
  • A multimedia journalist, you will have extensive knowledge of different digital storytelling methods and of what makes a good story for Snapchat and other social media.
  • A firm 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.
  • Experience of managing a team, and strong communication skills to liaise with senior editorial staff.
  • Understanding of and ability to use analytics to inform decision making.
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines and an ability to organise workload.
  • 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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