Assistant Editor: Great opportunity for an ambitious junior writer or journalist

£27000 – £30000 plus benefits

f1 Recruitment is currently partnering with an established business that has an opportunity for an ambitious junior writer or journalist, with progression available to Deputy Editor.

Within this post, you will build on the phenomenal success of the platform, which experienced a 73% year on year increase in traffic in 2020.  Having a key role in its editorial output and events.

You will have responsibility for writing, editing and uploading content to the platform alongside managing the editorial calendar.  As well as managing social media posts for content, Twitter and LinkedIn.  Collating the top performing content for the monthly mailer and meeting with member agencies and brands.  To also include securing industry leaders for editorial interviews and speaking opportunities at the flagship annual event.

For this role you will have some years experience gained as a writer, potentially from a PR background or as a journalist.  Your background will also include having worked with a CMS and of social media.  The role calls for continual analysis of how content is performing for specific target audiences so experience of Google analytics would be a benefit. As well as a commitment to D&I, the business values the diversity of its contributors and champion best practice through the ‘Voices’ channel.  Experience of press releases would be a plus, there is also the opportunity to get involved in events if that is an area of interest.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to drive their career in a writing role.

Please forward your cv for an initial conversation as the client is looking to interview asap.