WePC, Managing Editor

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
Salary
Attractive salary + bonus + Shares options + private medical + other Benefits
Posted
01 Jun 2021
Closes
01 Jul 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you live for hardware and tech? Do you want to work where you’re truly valued and help to shape the future of games journalism? BGFG is a Manchester-based global publishing powerhouse and we’re looking for the very best journalists who want to take the next big step up in their careers. In return, we’ll give you everything you need to thrive and develop in a creative working space in the heart of Manchester. 

We are looking for…

Managing Editor – WePC 

We want an experienced editor to lead WePC, our flagship site dedicated to PC hardware, tech and gaming. You’ll take charge of the editorial output of the site and develop a long-term content strategy, and you will work with our dedicated SEO, video, benchmarking and social media teams to deliver the very best gaming content across all platforms. You’ll be sensational with words but also know what makes content successful commercially. You will manage an incredibly talented team of writers and content creators and will also be the public face of the site in the industry. This is an exciting role for a senior hardware/gaming editor looking to move their career up a level.  

Requirements include:

  • In-depth knowledge of PC gaming hardware and PC gaming
  • Proven experience of team building and management 
  • Proven experience of managing workflow in a publishing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of SEO and traffic acquisition
  • Highly-tuned editorial and commercial mind
  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress and Google Analytics 
  • Ability to write accurate and entertaining copy, and edit others to the highest standard


News & Deals Editor 

We’re looking for an experienced journalist with a highly developed news sense to lead and build our editorial output. You will have brilliant industry contacts and a deep knowledge of the tech and gaming markets, with a focus on PC hardware. As well as producing the very best daily content, you’ll work with the site editor to develop our news content strategy and build relationships with key contacts, retailers/affiliate platforms and brand marketing teams. You’ll also be responsible for building up a team of writers across the world to ensure we get the breaking news in the industry before anyone else.    

Requirements include:

  • In-depth knowledge of gaming, PC hardware and consumer tech 
  • A demonstrable news sense and ability to identify new industry trends
  • Solid industry contacts
  • Newsroom experience and demonstrable man-management skills
  • Proven experience of driving traffic to sites and a passion for SEO
  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress and Google Analytics 
  • Ability to write accurate and entertaining copy, and edit others to the highest standard

If either of these roles sounds tailor-made for you, get in touch. Click APPLY to visit our site and please send an up-to-date CV and a cover note about yourself and why you’d be perfect to join our growing team at BGFG.   Make us want to hire you above anyone else – we’re looking forward to meeting you.