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The Telegraph - Content Editor, Hotels

Employer
The Telegraph
Location
SW1W 0SR, London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive + benefits
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
News
Discipline
Editor

Job Details

About The Role

To play a key part in the editing and publishing of Telegraph Travel’s award-winning digital content, primarily our industry-leading hotel reviews and destination guides. Working as part of a small team within the wider department.


Key Responsibilities
● To edit and produce evergreen digital hotel review pages, new and updated, to a high standard of quality, enabling the hotels team to meet its publishing targets.
● To support the Senior Commissioning Editor, Hotels; Senior Content Editor, Hotels with commissioning of hotel reviews and destination guides as required.
● To support the Senior Commissioning Editor, Hotels in updating and improving existing evergreen content, and the planning of this.
● To generate ideas for both “live” and utility content, that will enable Travel to meet its publishing targets.
● To find news ways to drive engagement with travel content, particularly on social media.

Essential skills
● Experience editing copy independently, to a high standard.
● Experience selecting appropriate imagery.
● Able to work in a fast-moving environment, publishing at speed and to deadline.
● Able to spot legal issues (particularly defamation) and act appropriately.
● Able to work collaboratively with a team.

Desirable skills
● A background in travel journalism – and ideally, a good working knowledge of hotels specifically.
● An understanding of what our audience wants to read.
● Experience working with a range of writers and contributors, liaising with them and managing their copy.

 

Benefits

The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and parental leave (six months fully paid maternity leave and enhanced paternity/partner leave), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

At Telegraph Media Group, we foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds. We believe in equality of opportunity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer as part of the government’s Disability Confident Scheme. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our roles or if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

To find out more about Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Telegraph Media Group, and for more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website

Company

The Telegraph is an award-winning, multimedia news brand synonymous with quality, credibility and authority for more than 160 years. 

We are renowned for the analysis, perspective, opinion and insight our journalism provides to a discerning audience. Every day the content we create sets the news agenda, sparking debate and provoking comment.

Our vision, with quality journalism at the heart, is to pioneer new ways to serve 10 million registered users and 1 million subscribers. We’ll achieve this with a constant focus on our journalism, and by using the data and understanding we have of The Telegraph’s audience to successfully grow our revenue streams from subscriptions to advertising, travel, events, and financial services.
We want to capture diversity of thought through our people, create inclusive working environments that allow everyone to be their authentic selves at work while creating a sense of belonging to ensure we have the highest performing teams.

The Telegraph is proud to be a WORK180 endorsed employer for women in 2021.

For more information on our purpose, beliefs and people values, please visit our website. Visit our careers website to learn more about our people and jobs.

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 7931 2000
Location
111 Buckingham Palace Road
London
London
SW1W 0DT
GB

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