Technical excellence (Demonstrates an understanding of the product or service lifecycle)
Team Leadership of Content Editing Team
Identify local user trends to refine news and editorial content strategy.
Provide editorial guidance to teams in order to meet the high standard KPI.
Understand & use the internal publishing tools
Implement editorial efficiencies
Seek out and select the best & qualitative source for the story or subject area
Grow editor’s news sense and editorial skills
Deliver trainings regarding local culture.
Continual review and reporting of key metrics which connect back to end client revenue targets
Draw on shared teams to use centrally available curated material
Develop and manage different shift patterns in order to meet given daily goal. The shift planning including Bank Holidays and rotating weekends such as 6am to 2pm / 7am to 3pm / 11am to 7pm
Technical / Functional Skills
Ability and current experience of managing Editorial Teams preferably in a remote set up where your team is in a different location to you
Experience in web analytics, web site reporting tools such as Google Analytics, Chartbeat and generation of performance reports with insights.
Working across a mixture of immediate reaction for key breaking news and planning to longer term calendared events
Excellent writing and editing skills, as well as visual sensibility (photo, video)
Ability to thrive working under continual deadline in a fast paced, constantly-changing, high energy environment
Familiar with content management systems, photo editing tools
Experience and qualifications :
Minimum 8 years of experience in the online news industry or media / news major in college / university
Demonstrates editorial acumen, through story choice, writing style, and headline writing
Understand the importance of team management providing clear direction, motivation, training and support
Passion for online and multimedia, trending topics, popular culture & the future of online journalism, with demonstrable understanding of current industry standards & techniques, changing internet technology, journalism trends and competitors
Comprehensive understanding of what drives user engagement on the web, mobile and in apps
Commitment to client’s business values
Demonstrated ability to work quickly and prioritize in the moment among competing responsibilities