The Points Guy UK, Features Editor

Location
8 Smarts Place, London WC2B 5LW
Salary
£DoE
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Features Editor you will manage the daily, weekly and monthly features calendar for The Points Guy UK.

The Editor will work with the news team in developing timely features corresponding to relevant industry news.

This person will also work with a network of full-time staff and freelance writers to ensure the features calendar is consistently filled with engaging and informative content.

Responsibilities:

  • Assign and edit stories, managing the daily, weekly and beyond features calendar.
  • Generate ideas and commission features for full-time staff and freelancer writers.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging writers.
  • Monitor news throughout the day.
  • Coordinate coverage plans with TPG team in US and help translate US stories for the UK site.
  • Designate stories that will go out to syndication partners and facilitate that sharing.
  • Consistently improve the quality of TPG’s editorial coverage.
  • Be engaged in social media, staying current with trends.
  • Understand SEO value and employ best practices for SEO.
  • Be engaged on data for our editorial coverage and use it to make informed decisions about coverage.


Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of travel, airlines, credit cards and points and miles.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a reporter/writer.
  • Strong knowledge of AP style.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.


About The Points Guy Team:

The Points Guy is the preeminent voice in the industry of points, miles, and everything travel related. We inspire, guide, and enable consumers to think differently, and ultimately have a deeper, richer, and more fulfilling travel experience.

Our team publishes 25-30 posts on a typical day for our audience of 8+ million readers, covering breaking news, flight/hotel/credit card reviews, loyalty program guides, and more.

We’ve built one of the largest and most loyal social media communities in existence today, engaging hundreds of thousands of followers across Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube.

Join the mighty team behind one of the world’s leading influencers in travel. What started as a small points and miles blog by founder Brian Kelly has grown through the years into a major lifestyle brand that now helps an audience of 6.5 million monthly readers maximize their travel all over the world.

We’re looking for content writers, social media gurus, travel experts, and other talented teammates to help us continue shaping the way consumers and brands approach travel.

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About Red Ventures:

Red Ventures is a multibillion-dollar portfolio of digital companies that specializes in bringing consumers and brands together.

Through bespoke technology, integrated digital commerce and sales, distinguished partnerships, data science and original content from the company’s proprietary brands and marketplaces, Red Ventures provides better end-to-end consumer experiences throughout the buying cycle.

Headquartered in the Charlotte metro area, Red Ventures has more than 3,600 employees in offices globally across the US, UK and Brazil.

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