Web Editor

£8.00 - £10.00 per hour
16 Jul 2018
13 Aug 2018
Yasmin Begum
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Web Editor - Basingstoke - Global Tech Firm - £8-£10 per hour

Your new company
Global tech firm based in Basingstoke looking for a Web Editor to roll out a new content strategy across Europe.

Your new role

A creative and task-driven Web Editor is required for an initial 6 months rolling contract working for the world's largest entertainment company in a fast-paced digital environment. Outstanding written and verbal communication, copy-writing, proofreading and editing skills are essential, while basic image editing skills are also required. Experience with WordPress and basic HTML is advantageous.

* Ensure digital content assets (including text, video and rich media assets) are produced, project managed and published to the required quality and timescales
* Plan and organise the content production schedule and the associated resources in order to implement online projects in a timely manner
* Ensure all online content is compliant with editorial policy and exhibits SEO best practice
* Allocate tasks to additional content contributors
* Ensure the appropriate feedback is incorporated into digital content and approval processes are followed
* Liaise, and act as point of contact, with business and country teams for implementation of locally-activated content
* Manage the relationship with and performance of outsourced writing and publishing resources
* Design and lay-out specialist/complicated content using Sony's content management systems
* Monitor the performance of digital content and make recommendations for improving effectiveness of content and site design

What you'll need to succeed

* Two (or more) year's project management or digital content experience
* Excellent communication skills
* Understanding of SEO and writing for the web
* English, Journalism, Marketing or Digital Media degree preferred
* CMS experience advantageous
* Any proven writing samples, blog contributions, freelance submissions or examples of passion for writing or digital advantageous

What you'll get in return

You will be instrumental in supporting the Digital Content Manager on the production, delivery and execution of content for a new global website. You will ensure that relevant global content is uploaded, edited, published and project-managed through to go-live, and that global translations are retrieved and published within deadline.

The Web Editor will work closely with HQ, regional representatives, European counterparts and publishing and translation agencies. You must be able to liaise comfortably and confidently with important business stakeholders. This role is very task-focused, offers great exposure to management of production and for a wide variety of digital content projects.

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