​William Reed, Commercial Content Editor - Grocery & Retail

Location
Crawley
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2021
Closes
05 Feb 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ROLE OVERVIEW

William Reed is seeking a talented Commercial Content Editor with extensive journalism experience and strong editorial skills to join the company’s Grocery and Retail division.

The Commercial Content Editor will be responsible for creating high-quality native/client-funded content to help clients connect with the food and drink community for lead generation, brand awareness and thought leadership purposes.

Reporting into the Managing Director Retail & Manufacturing, you will work closely with the editorial, commercial, marketing and digital teams to help clients meet their content marketing goals via industry-leading business media publications such as The Grocer – the leading business brand  for the food and drink sector.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, write and commission multimedia content including, but not limited to, online promotional features, webinars, videos and whitepapers
  • Create compelling digital marketing campaigns to help drive content engagement
  • Report on key KPIs to demonstrate value and success, both internally and externally
  • Work proactively with the commercial team to generate new content, audience and revenue opportunities
  • Manage production schedules, liaising with authors and other writers on a day-to-day basis
  • Cultivate relationships with clients, agencies and contributors, as well as across the William Reed business


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Substantial experience in writing and commissioning journalistic content
  • Experience in working with native/client-funded content
  • Extensive digital experience required, including knowledge of CMS, basic HTML, Google Analytics, Photoshop and social media is preferred
  • Experience working as part of a news/journalism organisation
  • Strong organisation and time management skills – you will be able to meet regular deadlines on time
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Must be entrepreneurial, a problem-solver, detailed reader/line editor and creative thinker.


COMPANY BENEFITS INCLUDE

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Income Protection


MORE INFORMATION

If you are interested in applying for the position, please click 'APPLY NOW' and complete the application form.

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