Managing Editor

£50000 - £65000 per annum
25 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Matthew Scarfe
Job Discipline
Communications, Other, PR & Media
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of Managing Editor - Financial Technology is for a company with an international presence and a main office in London. They are looking for someone who can aid with the growth of the business by increasing readership, particularly online. The company targets industry professionals and senior decision makers.

Client Details

The client is a well established media/information provider in the Financial Technology sector. Their clients include some of the world's leading institutions and technology companies. The have international offices, with London being a key location.


The role of Manager Editor - Financial Technology will include the following responsibilities:
Grow readership through creating a clear strategy for increasing the volume of content on the website
Define a clear strategy for topics of focus, media channels to be used and role of social media
Work closely with external agencies to monitor and optimise content performance
Work closely with senior leadership on how media plans help to drive effective commercial growth
Monitor standard of reporting and create clear expectations across both written and audio-visual content
Act as front line reporter when required
Develop and hire talent for the team


The role of Manage Editor - Financial Technology requires someone to have the following skills/experience:
Be degree educated
Have previous Editorial experience at a Financial or Financial Technology media company
Have a strong strategic understanding of how to commercially grow audiences
A sound understanding of audio-visual content usage
written journalistic skills
A passion for delivering a range of news, from bulletins to longer form content and happy to be hands on with delivering news content when required
Gravitas around senior stakeholders and able to operate in an unstructured/entrepreneurial environment

Job Offer

This London based role offers a competitive salary