Oil & Gas UK, Editorial Adviser

Very Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
05 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry with offices in London and Aberdeen. It is a not-for-profit organisation, established in April 2007 but with a pedigree stretching back over 40 years. Its vision is to ensure that the UK Continental Shelf becomes the most attractive mature oil and gas province in the world with which to do business. Its mission is to promote and serve members’ interests as the voice of the UK’s oil and gas industry.

We seek an exceptional editorial specialist to join a busy design, digital and editorial team as our Editorial Adviser, based in London. Reporting to the Design, Digital & Editorial Manager, you will undertake duties with a strong emphasis on writing, editing, digital, social media skills and proof-reading.

You will be responsible for delivering an effective suite of print and digital publishing tools that meet Oil & Gas UK’s business priorities, reinforce the Oil & Gas UK brand and enhance its reputation.

Candidates should have extensive copywriting, editing, corporate and report writing experience preferably with a journalistic background and relevant editorial qualifications and/or training. Ideally having experience working with technical content e.g. energy, engineering, science of similar. A strong news sense with an ability to write and edit content in different editorial styles, from corporate reports to news and features, to marketing copywriting.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a high degree of literacy. A keen eye for detail and creative writing style, strong time management, project planning and organisational skills as well as being a flexible team player. Intermediate level of using content management systems, email marketing systems, InDesign, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Acrobat are essential.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors. An understanding of membership organisations, energy issues in general and the oil and gas industry is essential. You must have a keen interest in the industry’s wide-ranging issues and topics, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure, in return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to Dionne McGregor by completing the application form below.

A full job description can be found in the 'Supporting documents' section below.

Due to the high volume of applications we will be unable to respond to each applicant. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 29 June 2018

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