Future Publishing PLC, Editor (US and ecom)

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive plus great benefits
Posted
Jan 27, 2022
Closes
Feb 27, 2022
Ref
Editor (US and ecom)
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editor
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Editor (US and ecom)

London, England, United Kingdom

B2B and B2C

Full time

Description

About the Team

Tech B2B includes Tech Radar Pro, IT Pro Portal, and IT Pro. The wider B2B division includes Smartbrief, AV Tech, M&E, and Tech & Learning and works as a global team with a focus on high-value audience for our brands.

Job Purpose

As Editor (US), you will be responsible for four main areas:

  1. Managing (working in conjunction with other senior managers, stakeholders and internal and external writers) the daily news output, including working with writers on pitches and editing/optimising content
  2. Managing (working in conjunction with other senior managers, stakeholders and internal and external writers) the regular longer-form content output, including working with writers on pitches and editing/optimising content, with a view to growing global audience levels and, in turn, ecommerce revenue
  3. Working with all stakeholders to ensure all content has maximum effect and reach, whether through SEO, direct traffic or other distribution channels, such as newsletters, social and more
  4. Assisting with other tasks as requested by your line manager/key stakeholders

Key Responsibilities

Development of IT Pro’s editorial US strategy

Use knowledge of tech industry, strategy and competition/industry to continuously create exciting and engaging content across multiple platforms and distribution channels, feeding the need to grow our global audience through a US-centric lens, but being able to pitch in with UK/European strategy where appropriate

Development of staff

  • Ensure the brand position and editorial voice for US-focused content remains key - and, in particular, in line with Future’s ESG around fake news and misinformation
  • Work with management, tech, development and audience teams to develop the most compelling content opportunities for IT Pro/B2B
  • Assist the senior editorial team in developing a successful B2B content portfolio

Commercial partnerships

  • Support the effective creation and delivery of commercial partnerships through high-trafficked news and other content
  • Assist key stakeholders with reactive and proactive ideas generation that is to the benefit of our audience and commercial partners

Development of group editorial strategy

  • Use knowledge of tech industry, strategy and competition to help develop a portfolio sell for both audience and commercial

Requirements

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Fantastic communication skills
  • The ability to lead by example and plan and execute content strategy
  • Help maintain and develop high performing individual writers and news teams
  • Communicate effectively with writers and senior management
  • Inspire colleagues and demonstrate a clear vision for success
  • Work collaboratively with the team and other stakeholders/brands to build and maintain a successful B2B division

Benefits

What will I get in return?

As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:

  • Unlimited paid time off (yes you read that right!)
  • A share in our success- every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year
  • Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines
  • Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Employee Community & Culture committees (when we get back to the office)
  • Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

Future is a global multi-platform media company and leading digital publisher, with scalable brands and diversified revenue streams. We are dedicated to connecting over 300 million people worldwide with their passions, through expert content, world-class events and cutting-edge proprietary technology. We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives.

We have a market-leading portfolio of over 220 brands spanning across technology, gaming, TV & entertainment, women’s lifestyle, music, sport, creative and photography, home interest and B2B. You may have heard of us…

But a stellar heritage isn’t enough. We continue to grow our portfolio and launch new brands, restlessly looking to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. We develop leading-edge technology which is disrupting the media marketplace.

Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients, staff and shareholders. In a short space of time, Future has transformed into an innovative global media platform.

We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work with endless opportunities to forge a career. We believe in teamwork that transcends location, so we don’t have a Future HQ but a globally connected workforce across the UK, US, Europe and Australia

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

Let’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job!

Inclusion & Diversity

At Future we are passionate about ensuring that as a business, we are continuing to promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do.

Future is an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process will be free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respects all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values which will continue to ensure that all applicants, current and future employees are treated with respect and fairness.

We are continuing to be inclusive in our approach to flexible working, ensuring that we are making adjustments where required and providing our employees the tools and support to enable them to grow and flourish in their careers.

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