• Commissioning Editor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(02/10/2018 10:38)
    Job ID
    2018-1702
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Editorial
  • Overview

    Infopro Digital (http://www.infopro-digital.com) is a fast-growing global information services business with an absolute focus on growth and innovation.  Three times awarded Digital B2B Publisher of the Year, we have 3,200 employees across 15 countries; and revenues of €440m across six professional markets: Finance, insurance, automobile, construction, retail, public sector and industry.  Our international presence includes a vibrant culture and offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Paris.

     

    Post is a lead paid for award-winning information source for the general insurance market, with a history dating back to 1840.

     

    You will be responsible for reporting and writing news and features, and building industry contacts. There will be opportunities also to work on video and audio broadcasting.

     

    The position offers an opportunity to talk regularly to senior industry figures and to cover issues of major importance to buy-side firms in the financial markets.

    Job Description

    Global B2B publisher Infopro Digital is currently looking for a commissioning editor to join its award-winning insurance subscription title Post.

     

    The commissioning editor will work closely with editorial staff and production to deliver integrated, cost-controlled and market-led content on the UK and global insurance market, delivered on time and within budget. The successful candidate will contribute to the brand’s strategic plan and delivering the team’s objectives. They will also be responsible for the brand’s Social Media and native content strategy.

     

    The role will involve: 

    • Oversee planning & execution of brand and editorial content including but not exhaustive of features, social, blog and video consistent with the goals and strategy for the brand.
    • Carrying out market analysis to identify future and current trends, in order to contribute to the editorial strategy for future development.
    • Creating, planning, managing and reporting on execution of Social Media strategy
    • Working closely with the sales team and commercial customers to deliver high quality native content 

    The ideal candidate will have: 

    • Previous commissioning experience
    • Experience of management of budgets in order to apply resources effectively.
    • Strong leadership skills or previous experience of managing staff members.
    • Up-to-date knowledge of SEO techniques.
    • Experience writing/editing for the web and using CMS software.
    • Ability to understand and act on market trends and potential business opportunities.
    • Proven ability to build strong and collaborative relationships with PRs, bloggers and people of interest 

    Related publishing experience and commissioning experience in a relevant discipline are essential, as are excellent communication skills and a high degree of self-motivation.

     

    Qualifications

    • Previous commissioning experience
    • Experience of management of budgets in order to apply resources effectively.
    • Strong leadership skills or previous experience of managing staff members.
    • Up-to-date knowledge of SEO techniques.
    • Experience writing/editing for the web and using CMS software.
    • Ability to understand and act on market trends and potential business opportunities.
    • Proven ability to build strong and collaborative relationships with PRs, bloggers and people of interest

     

    Related publishing experience and commissioning experience in a relevant discipline are essential, as are excellent communication skills and a high degree of self-motivation.

     

    What's on offer

    As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location at the heart of London’s West End, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!

     

    In addition to a competitive salary we offer the following benefits:

     

    Basic

    Additional Flexi

    ·       25 days annual leave (rising up to 30 days)

    ·       Group personal pension plan

    ·       Life assurance

    ·       Interest free season ticket loan (STL)

    ·       Childcare vouchers

    ·       Private medical insurance

    ·       Income protection

    ·       Employee assistance programme

    ·       Bonusly employee recognition 

    ·       Employee discount scheme

    ·       Onsite monthly chair massage

    ·       Eye-care Vouchers

    ·       Vodafone employee advantage scheme

    ·       Discounted gym membership

    ·       Flexible working

    ·       Additional life assurance

    ·       Bike to work

    ·       Buying holiday

    ·       Cancer screenings

    ·       Critical illness (+ partner)

    ·       Dental insurance

    ·       Give as you earn

    ·       Add partner to gym membership

    ·       Health cash plan

    ·       Health screening

    ·       Personal accident insurance

    ·       Personal travel insurance

    ·       Will writing


    Infopro Digital also runs The Foundation which supports a number of charities. Staff can volunteer to contribute their skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.

    How to apply

    Click on 'I'm Interested' to start your journey.

     

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    We look forward to welcoming you on board!

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