UK On Line Entertainment / Lifestyle Features Editor

Job Title: UK On Line Entertainment / Lifestyle Features Editor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West End, London
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 68446-SALMK-KAB
Contact Name: Karen Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2017 16:29

Job Description

My Client a major player in Paddington London are looking for an experienced digital media specialist to join their Features team, covering the Entertainment, Lifestyle, Food, Health and Travel sections. The key focus will be to use their knowledge and experience to drive growth, engagement and conversion for UK. The successful candidate will be an experienced digital media editor, a content marketing or journalism professional with experience in a fast paced media environment.

The successful candidate will be relied upon to be in tune with the national, international and global Entertainment, Travel, Lifestyle, Health and Food agenda, and work with the editorial team to understand the topics and trends in lifestyle and entertainment that will be of most interest to their audience. They will be prioritising the editorial content displayed on the homepage, tracking its success and adjusting as needed to ensure the page is rich and relevant at all times of the day or night. He or she must keep the site focused and fresh to deliver the largest possible audience ensuring and be the gatekeeper of quality, credibility and integrity to ensure the brand promise is kept.

Commercially we have a responsibility to ensure campaigns, sponsorship and promotions achieve their targets. The candidate must ensure these campaigns are supported and our advertisers achieve their goals.

Data and reporting tools provide us with significant analysis and learning and as such are a constant 'North Star' for our business and decision-making. The candidate must be comfortable in this 'data rich' environment and be able to use the information at hand to create actionable insights to optimise the site and drive performance.

The ideal candidate will be a super user of digital publishing technology, an expert navigator of content management systems and be as comfortable with the technical as he or she is with the editorial.

* Contribute to daily editorial and content planning.
* Inform, entertain, inspire and delight the UK audience.
* Write brilliant headlines and use brilliant images to sell stories.
* Meet and exceed daily, weekly and monthly audience targets.
* Ensure commercial page view and impression targets are met.
* Ensure app promotions and store promotions are supported and optimised.
* Be focused on delivering audience, engagement and conversion growth.
* Manage, track, analyse and report on audience, engagement and commercial performance.