Desk Editors, Capital.com



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You will be part of a team working across capital.com and currency.com as required. You will coordinate a mixture of English language news and longer-form content across your desk. The job involves planning editorial coverage, putting staffing in place to deliver the material required, and ensuring quality and editorial strategy are delivered. You will be news editor in your time zone/region. You will work into the global content team to ensure consistency and quality of editorial. In order to produce 24-hour content we need approximately:

  • UTC to UTC+3 (UK)
  • UTC-7 to -4 (US)
  • UTC+8 to +11 (Singapore/Australia)

We need desk editors covering those zones – may be in southern or northern hemisphere.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement editorial coverage
  • Manage desk staff and freelancers and allocate shifts
  • Monitor traffic and SEO performance
  • Work with global content heads to ensure consistency
  • Ensuring the health and safety of staff
  • Budgeting
  • Problem solving

Key Requirements

  • Up-to-date knowledge of current business and financial issues
  • At least two years experience writing, editing and commissioning
  • Good news and editorial judgement and ability to work to deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of media law
  • Experience managing staff and a commitment to teambuilding
  • Understanding and familiarity with SEO issues
  • Experience of working with a content management system (CMS)

Nice to have

  • A full contacts book of finance professionals
  • Experience in dealing with video and audio as well as copy
  • Sense of humour

Applicants should contact HR Manager Natalia Kuzhelevich on: hr@capital.com

To apply for this job email your details to hr@capital.com

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