The Sun, Snapchat Editor - Online
The Sun Online is the biggest mobile news brand in the UK - and still growing! - with a young, talented, diverse team who publish the best coverage of news, sport, TV and showbiz, lifestyle and family value.
Purpose of role:
The Sun's Snapchat channel is the most popular in the UK and delivers our stories to a brand new audience. We are looking for a passionate, committed editor to lead the team, creating and editing content tailored to this audience whilst looking out for new areas of innovation.
- Lead the editorial Snapchat team, working alongside the Digital Design Editor
- Manage the editorial staff, creating rotas, signing off pay and taking responsibility for recruitment and PDRs where appropriate
- Support the Commercial Team as required, representing Snapchat at events and pitches
- Conceive ideas for stories and features for the daily edition and for future features and development
- Brief writers and designers then edit those stories to to conform to The Sun's Snapchat style
Key Skills and Experience:
- Writing and editing copy in a variety of styles for a publisher
- Managing at least a small team in a publishing environment
- Briefing both writers and designers, experience of motion graphics desirable
- Strong knowledge of Snapchat, at least as a user, and a demonstrable understanding of The Sun's Snapchat style
- Unflappable under pressure and delivers work at a consistently high standard
- Pro-active and displays a willingness to take on any task
- Positive attitude and good team player
- Takes initiative in order to achieve desired results
- Self-starter, organised and a good problem-solver, able to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches
- Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams
- Can demonstrate an understanding of the The Sun brand, both print and digital
- Flexibility to work shift patterns across 7 days
Apply by completing the application form below.
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