GQ, Junior Digital Editor - 1 Year FTC

Expiring today

Recruiter
Condé Nast
Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
20 Dec 2018
Closes
20 Jan 2019
Ref
1703
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

GQ is looking for a multi-skilled Junior Digital Editor to contribute to GQ.co.uk’s increasingly ambitious and expansive output.

This would involve a range of editorial duties under the guidance of the senior online editors and the features team, predominantly contributing articles for the website on a daily basis (news, features, galleries), building articles on the CMS and providing enthusiastic support for all aspects of GQ’s digital output, including research, social media, video-related work and SEO optimisation.

A willingness to embrace and develop a range of technical skills is important, as is this role will grow in line with GQ.co.uk’s range and quantity of production.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To contribute articles and ideas for online features
  • To carry out research for the online and features team
  • To coordinate personal output with online team leaders
  • To build online stories on behalf of other members of the team
  • To maximise the reach on online features through SEO and related technical considerations
  • To liaise with external PRs on behalf of the features team, especially with regards to assisting setting up regular articles/interviews etc
  • Please note that there is the potential for some weekend work in this role.


Essential Skills & Requirements

  • The ideal candidate would be familiar with the principles of online journalism and would be ready to develop their skills across a range of disciplines
  • They would need to be a hard-working self-starter with the ability to find solutions to editorial challenges 
  • They need to be enthusiastic and positive and always be looking for ways to improve the content of the magazine and website
  • It is essential that they embrace the increasing demands of digital publishing, both from a technical and editorial point of view, which would mean an excellent grasp of CMS and SEO considerations
  • Writing is a part of this role and will become a key component of its development
  • A range of inter-personal communication skills is vital, including a positive and engaging phone manner


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