, Deputy Editor

London (Central)
09 Feb 2016
15 Feb 2016
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Job Type
Full Time

We’re looking for a brilliant digital journalist with four years’ experience to join as Deputy Editor.

The chosen candidate will be an adept and unflappable online expert, with a passion for analysing traffic, building engagement on social media and spotting opportunities within the changing landscape of digital.

Your knowledge of the audience will be second-to-none and you’ll have an instinctive understanding of how grow the website’s position as a daily lifestyle destination via a combination of news stories and long-form original features. You’ll also know how to enhance a story’s performance with the right curation of headline, photos, social sell and SEO.

Day-to-day work will involve a wide range of tasks from sourcing and writing the best, most compelling news stories out there to subbing other writers’ work and overseeing our conversations on social media.

The Deputy Editor will take responsibility for growing engagement and dwell-time on site, so you’ll have a flair for writing and commissioning original features that standout in a crowded digital sphere. You’ll be liaising with the magazine and commercial teams on a regular basis, as well as taking on project work to grow particular channels on the site. You’ll also cover the Editor when required, in running the day-to-day team and at meetings.

If this sounds like you and you have four years’ experience as a digital journalist, please send your CV, covering letter and three strategy ideas to grow engagement on to Editor Anna Brech by clicking 'Apply' by Monday 15 February.

Thank you in advance for your application and please note you will only be contacted if you are shortlisted to interview.

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