Property Week, Web Editor

Croydon, London
Dependent on experience
02 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Leading commercial property title Property Week is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and ambitious digital editor to join its award-winning team of journalists.

As digital editor, you will oversee the brand’s digital strategy and the day-to-day running of its new CMS to ensure the brand builds on its record digital traffic for 2018. Working with the editor, you will help develop the brand’s digital and social media strategy to make the most of the enhanced functionality offered by its new website.

Responsibilities include managing the flow of content to the website, uploading the weekly print magazine, publishing the brand’s daily and weekly news alerts and newsletters and overseeing the brand’s social media output with help from a dedicated multimedia journalist, who will report in to you. You will also produce online-only content such as video and podcasts.

This is an exciting and demanding role that requires a dynamic self-starter who shows initiative, is a team player and is excited about the opportunity to take Property Week’s digital output to the next level. Ideally, you will have several years’ experience working on the digital desk at a leading title and be looking to take the next step in your career. You will be based at Property Week’s new office near East Croydon train station.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the architecture of the website
  • Coordinating the flow of content to the website
  • Uploading all magazine content from PDF to web on a weekly basis
  • Restyling content so it is optimised for web
  • Producing bespoke online content
  • Updating website landing pages in CMS
  • SEO optimisation
  • Producing bespoke video and podcast content
  • Writing website news as required
  • Overseeing and monitoring social media output across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Overseeing the production of daily and weekly email news alerts and coordinating input from the editorial team
  • Producing email creatives for the marketing team
  • Working with the marketing team to optimise the app

You will ideally have:

  • An interest in the property industry
  • First-class digital and editing skills
  • Excellent management skills – you will be directly line managing the multimedia journalist
  • Experience using a CMS such as Webvision or Wordpress (or ideally a customised Abacus CMS)
  • Experience using tools as Adobe InDesign, Elements and Notepad++
  • Experience producing compelling video and podcasts
  • A flair for social media
  • Experience creating and editing email newsletters. HTML and CSS knowledge is preferred

Apply by completing the application form below.

Monday 28 January 2019

Property Week is published by Emap, part of Metropolis Group, and is based at Southern House, Wellesley Grove, Croydon, CR0 1XG.

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