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Content Editor News

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I am looking for an Editor with a strong news background.

The successful candidate would have experience in an online publishing environment, working on a consumer website covering current events and popular culture.

Start date: asap
Duration: 9 months
Location: London

Editor Job Description:

This technology client is seeking a smart self-starter with excellent editorial skills and judgment to fill the role of Editor. Experience in an online publishing environment working on a consumer website covering current events and popular culture is required. As a member of our team, you will perform a variety of editorial functions including: writing, editing, photo selection, and working with content partners.

Requirements for the successful candidate are:
• High familiarity with web searching
• Well-informed in the areas of news, sports, and entertainment
• Strong grammar
• Excellent headline writing
• Able to identify breaking-news stories
• Able to exercise solid judgment in determining the appropriate content for our user base
• Poise under deadline pressure
• Experience in assessing photo quality
• Able to handle multiple editorial and programming duties concurrently

Job duties:
• Use search trends to identify and approve content programming opportunities
• Apply your knowledge of news, sports and entertainment on a daily basis
• Make on-the-fly decisions about daily content programming priorities
• Work with content partners to improve content quality and audience metrics
• Contribute to a variety of editorial special projects that require writing, editing, and researching
• Participate in editorial reviews

In this role, you need to have:
• Bachelor's degree in Communications or Journalism, with minimum 3-5 years' experience creating or editing online news content.

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