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Lexology, ILO Editor

Law Business Research
Competitive, £DoE
Closing date
14 Jul 2021

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Law Business Research is an award-winning global provider of legal content and business intelligence. We create essential and unique information for our subscribers, who are drawn from over 100 countries around the world, via our global brands. With a strong platform for international growth, and a reputation for creating outstanding content, we can offer individuals an intellectually stimulating work environment that puts global legal issues at the heart of our business.

Law Business Research is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

We are looking for a ILO Editor to join ILO, part of the Lexology platform, which offers a series of legal newsletters that provide expert legal commentary in the form of concise, regular news updates.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage a team and drive forward the product strategy for an established title that sits within the larger Lexology suite of content.

The Editor leads a team of content editors who provide law firm contributors with an enhanced level of content support across the content marketing lifecycle to optimise marketing efforts and support client development activities.

Working as part of a team based in London, the Editor will collaborate with other content teams to strengthen the quality of Lexology content overall and work with the Editor in Chief to develop the ILO proposition and shape and lead initiatives to improve the product.

We are looking for an ambitious, accomplished and highly motivated individual with a demonstrable awareness of, and interest in, global legal developments. The successful candidate will be capable of understanding of the business’ needs from a product perspective and be able to translate them into achievable plans, while also grasping clients’ needs and how to develop the product accordingly. They will have the commercial awareness required to understand how business propositions fit together, how we position ourselves to clients and therefore what they find valuable.

What we are looking for:

  • Line managing experience
  • Understanding of product development
  • Experience in a client-facing role
  • Commercial awareness
  • More than four years’ experience in relevant roles
  • Team-oriented and collaborative outlook
  • Leadership and inspirational qualities
  • Current awareness skills and a proven ability to anticipate trends
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to write accurate, insightful content, to deadline
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Proactive in trouble-shooting and solving problems
  • Legal knowledge or experience is desirable
  • Minimum of a 2:1 degree

In return we can offer you a rewarding career with personal and professional development in addition to a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Gym membership
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance

To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement explaining why you are suitable for this role via the APPLY button. We look forward to receiving your application.



Our products help readers stay ahead of changes in law, policy and regulation—wherever they occur.

Since launching in 1996, we’ve expanded our editorial teams, won awards, and stayed independent. We've grown beyond traditional print publishing into a constellation of information services.

Headquartered in London and DC (supported by an international editorial team) we’re able to serve a significant portion of the global law market with news, analysis and research.

Find Us
020 3780 4241
Meridian House
34 - 35 Farringdon Street
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