50 Best, Content Assistant

Employer
William Reed Business Media
Location
Crawley and remote working
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2022
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Content Assistant – 50 Best

Who we are

We are William Reed.

We are the leading expert in the global Food & Drink industry.

From manufacturing through to retail and hospitality – we provide the inspiration, insight and connections to power our customers’ success.

Our specialists are deeply engaged in their markets and are recognised as the most trusted professionals in their field.

For 160 years, our diverse portfolio of trusted brands has delivered the information our clients need, reaching audiences through outstanding digital media, insights, prestigious awards, innovative exhibitions, events and print.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.

Position

The Content Assistant will be an integral part of the 50 Best Content Team. Key objectives will include content and data management on our high-traffic websites, writing about some of the best cocktails and food in the world, and liaison with vital 50 Best stakeholders. An interest in global bar culture and travel is essential as many of 50 Best’s live events are conducted internationally. Since 2000, 50 Best has hosted events in Thailand, USA, Australia, Spain, Singapore, France, Colombia, Argentina, Belgium and Peru.

50 Best celebrates the best bars, restaurants, bartenders and chefs across the world. Our brand portfolio includes The World’s 50 Best Bars, Asia’s 50 Best Bars and North America’s 50 Best Bars, as well as The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, Middle East & North Africa’s 50 Best Restaurants, 50 Best Discovery and 50 Next. As the portfolio continues to expand, with new launches planned for the years ahead, we are looking to grow our content team by recruiting a passionate and hard-working Content Assistant to work primarily on the Bars team, though with some responsibilities on our Restaurants division.

Operating within a dedicated and international team, the Content Assistant role provides an ideal opportunity for a well-organised, budding digital journalist who is keen on cocktails, bar culture, food, restaurants and travel to work on this highly successful and influential brand in the hospitality media space.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Uploading content in the CMS for 50 Best websites
  • Creating and sourcing digital visual assets for the websites
  • Writing articles, profiles and social media posts about the world’s best bars and restaurants
  • Contributing to SEO, Google Analytics and website performance reports
  • Assisting with event and content ideation, plus talent liaison with bartenders and chefs
  • Assisting with the creation of 50 Best’s new newsletter
  • Creating on-site content at global events
  • Any other tasks to support the Content Director and Deputy Content Editor

Required Skills and Experience

  • Qualification in journalism or degree-level education in English, communications or a relevant field
  • Well-organised and a good communicator, written and spoken
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • An eye for enthralling visuals; any experience with photo editing software a plus
  • A passion to learn and improve on journalistic skills
  • A love for food, drink and international travel
  • Strong ethos for teamwork and collaboration
  • Experience in CMS an advantage, but not essential
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics a plus
  • Language skills a bonus

Other information

William Reed has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.

We provide a supportive work environment and are committed to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all of our employees. Working for William Reed means that you will be joining a stable organisation that is committed to developing its employees and brands.

We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Singapore and Chicago, US. In line with the Company’s current Agile Working Policy, the successful candidate would be eligible to work part of the week from our Crawley office and to work remotely for the rest of the week.

We warmly welcome and encourage applications from talented individuals of all backgrounds and characteristics. If you need any support in accessing this opportunity, please do not hesitate to discuss this with us.

COMPANY BENEFITS INCLUDE

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Opportunity to participate in the Company’s Agile Working Policy

We look forward to hearing from you.

Company

A career with William Reed offers exciting challenges within a creative, dynamic environment.

With offices in the UK, France, Singapore and the US and an ever-expanding portfolio, we offer exceptional opportunities - and a broad selection of roles and career paths - to talented candidates

Find Us
Website
Location
Broadfield Park
Crawley
West Sussex
RH11 9RT
GB

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