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React News, Senior Content Editor

Employer
React News
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jan 2022

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Online, Trade Publication, Real Estate
Discipline
Editor
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About React News

Our mission is to drive real estate action via market-leading news, insightful analysis and comprehensive content in every sector in real estate. React News delivers the best coverage in the UK, and continental Europe – day in, day out. Run by the UK’s most experienced real estate journalists, with a proven track-record of breaking the biggest stories in the market, React News is the only place to find crucial, business-sensitive information before the competition. Packed with breaking news, features, interviews and exclusive analysis, React News’ twice-to-four times daily email alerts deliver content you are not able to read anywhere else.

In two years, we have grown from a team of 4 to 30 full-time employees and have nearly 750subscribing firms and 33000 readers. We are now the best-read paid-for European real estate news service and still growing fast. We have been acquired by US-based firm Green Street (https://www.greenstreet.com/). You can read more about us here:  https://www.reactnews.media/

We have a collaborative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial culture with a high-calibre team and fantastic growth metrics.

Our Editorial team is committed to telling readers what they are supposed to know about the latest on deals and dealmakers in the UK and European commercial real estate markets. The content is widely recognised among real estate professionals for its sophisticated, cutting-edge reporting.

The senior content editor will be responsible for the following key job functions:

  • Working with the head of content strategy, ensuring React News’s content is of the highest standard for our subscribers. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • reading and editing copy, fact-checking and ensuring adherence to house style;
  • ensuring good content hygiene (eg tagging; related stories; hyperlinks; updating homepage etc);
  • enriching copy where necessary with images, pull quotes; embeds etc
  • Managing the editorial workflow, from filing and editing of content through to upload and dissemination via email and social platforms
  • Applying, maintaining and updating the house style guide
  • Enforcing editorial standards in a fast-paced news team reporting from multiple global locations

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Exceptional command of written English
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • At least several years’ experience working as a sub/copy editor, with ideally some time working on commercial real estate and/or B2B titles
  • An ability to read, edit and produce sparkling copy under the pressure of constant hourly deadlines
  • Experience of, and confidence in, using CMSs. You’ll be quick to learn a system’s functions, limitations and its potential. Working knowledge of WordPress is very desirable
  • Experience of writing and editing for online – including content hygiene, writing for web, SEO and social media
  • Familiarity with commercial real estate or comparable financial markets. Knowledge of continental European markets is desirable but not essential
  • A collaborative mindset, keen to share in and celebrate the team’s successes
  • A disciplined, controlled approach to tasks, with great work and admin habits.
  • Happy to take a guiding role in the development of less experienced writers.

Benefits on offer

  • Comprehensive benefits package including company provided medical, dental insurance and cash plan.
  • Company provided life assurance, critical illness and income protection coverage.
  • Personal pension plan with matched employer contributions.
  • Company paid holidays and summer half day Fridays.
  • Access to employee assistance programme and wellbeing resources.
  • Tax free cycle scheme and IT equipment.
  • Season ticket loan.
  • Company sponsorship to further education.

Green Street promotes a variety of flexible work arrangements to help employees manage their personal and work commitments effectively.

Green Street provides preeminent and actionable commercial real estate research, news, data, analytics, and advisory services in the U.S. and Europe. For more than 35 years, Green Street has delivered unparalleled intelligence and trusted data on the public and private real estate markets, helping investors, banks, lenders, and other industry participants optimize investment and strategic decisions. The firm delivers exclusive market information, conclusion-driven insights, and predictive analytics through a SaaS platform.

Green Street’s Diversity Statement:

Unique and valuable insights are driven by diverse perspectives and an inclusive environment. We are the industry leader because we hire top talent regardless of background, identity, or viewpoint. We are committed to building a culture that celebrates differences, empowering us all to grow. Our reach is global and multicultural, and we believe Green Street should reflect that – Everyone is welcome.

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