Esquire, Digital Editor

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
14 Jun 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Digital Editor to oversee the day-to-day running and future-facing strategy for the digital arm of the Esquire brand.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Managing a team of 5+ editors / writers and commissioning freelancers to produce smart, industry-leading men’s fashion, lifestyle and culture content on a daily basis.
  • Ensuring factual accuracy and legal safety of all copy, as well upholding Esquire’s editorial standards and tone
  • Developing and implementing long-term strategies around journalistic excellence, audience growth, ecommerce and and brand awareness.
  • Using data analysis to create reports that help inform the team and wider business of our achievements and aims.
  • Working with social and video teams to ensure we’re always innovating and adjusting to reach our readers across various platforms. 
  • Working closely with Esquire print team to ensure brand cohesion and maximize opportunities for collaboration.
  • Overseeing coverage of Esquire events, including Esquire Townhouse and Esquire Self-Made
  • Representing Esquire at key industry events, including outside normal working hours
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the business to grow revenue and enhance our commercial proposition.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the digital brand financially, from managing budget to processing invoices.
  • Staying informed and on top of men’s interests, particularly fashion and culture.


ABOUT YOU:

  • First rate writing and editing skills.
  • A proven track record of running a luxury digital brand and managing a team.
  • Experience commissioning and editing features.
  • A strong eye for data and strategy, comfortable using Google Analytics and other insight tools to inform content and set targets. 
  • A solid knowledge of both SEO and e-commerce, and how to build a strong search strategy that results in both traffic growth and revenue with the best possible UX.
  • An eye for numbers, comfortable managing budgets, tracking spend and understanding revenue break-downs. 
  • A thorough understanding of social platforms including Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. 
  • An obsession with men’s fashion and culture and a brimming contact book of relevant industry contacts.


Click 'Apply' now. 

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