Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
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Job Title: Editor
Employer: Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 83e262c3-5e68-4306-bd5e-0645b4e550be
Lloyd Recruitment Services has partnered with a prestigious media and events company in South London to present an enticing opportunity for an Editor to manage a leading financial portfolio. This role covers both the print magazine and the daily website, providing an unparalleled news service coupled with in-depth market analysis and commentary. If you’re an experienced Editor, this is your moment to shine!
As the Editor, you’ll take on the crucial role of overseeing the entire editorial process. This includes managing people, ensuring operational efficiency, and crafting strategic approaches to expand the reach of print and online offerings. You’ll also be responsible for cultivating digital and web brands, as well as curating engaging events to support the brand’s growth and commercial activities.
- Develop comprehensive digital and print content strategies to preserve and elevate the brand’s reputation
- Collaborate closely with commercial teams to unlock revenue-generating opportunities
- Be the brand’s ambassador at external events and network as needed
- Ensure our audience enjoys top-quality experiences, reinforcing the brand’s value
- Take charge of content accuracy, quality, platform compatibility, and audience suitability, both in print and online
- Manage delivery schedules and deadlines for news and feature articles
- Maintain a well-structured production schedule, ensuring on-time magazine publication
- Source article topics through your professional network and encourage your team to do the same
- Skilfully edit features, ensuring they meet publication standards, including requesting revisions
- Produce a compelling weekly leader column
- Oversee a team of contributors, comprising 7 direct reports
- Ensure the strategy resonates with all team members, aligning their contributions with the business goals
- Facilitate staff training and development as needed, ensuring everyone stays updated and aligns with the ambitious objectives through the performance management system
- Address resourcing, people management, performance, and training concerns among your direct reports
- Manage content-related expenses to meet or stay under the annual budget
Skills and Experience:
- Demonstrated expertise in journalism
- Proficient in generating valuable and insightful written content and editing, both your work and that of others
- Comprehensive knowledge of print publication processes, as well as online and digital content
- A thorough understanding of the financial market
Core Competencies and Personal Attributes:
- Balance independent commentary with a commercial perspective
- Foster collaboration and support with peers and direct reports
- Exhibit deep technical and commercial knowledge in various market sectors
- Harness diplomatic and productive influence
- Showcase exemplary people management skills, driving the achievement of key objectives and targets
- Leverage your strong creative and visual abilities
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written, ensuring seamless information flow up and down all levels in your sphere of influence
- Efficiently manage competing priorities and multiple deadlines
What Awaits You:
- Competitive salary up to £53,000 with a 10% bonus, totalling £58,300 per annum
- Work flexibility: 2 days in the office, 3 days from home (with the option to work entirely from home during August)
- Robust benefits package: 25 days of holiday, health plan, life assurance, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted gym memberships, retail vouchers, rail season ticket loans, private virtual GP access, pension scheme, income protection, and more
- Opportunities for continuous learning and development
- Participation in quarterly In-house Editorial Excellence Awards and other innovative projects
- Seasonal flu vaccinations available on site
- A paid volunteer day each year
- Vibrant company parties in both summer and winter
Refer a friend and earn up to £500! If you know someone who is searching for a new opportunity, recommend Lloyd Recruitment Services and you will receive a retail voucher of your choice up the value of £500. Full details can be found on our website.
Unfortunately, due to high numbers of applications, we are only able to respond to shortlisted applicants. If you have not heard from us within 5 days, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.
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Lloyd Recruitment Services are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy and are an equal opportunities employer.
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