Digital Content Editor

Reach plc
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Competitive plus company benefits
25 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Dale Havers
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital Content Editor - Burton

£Competitive salary plus benefits

We are looking for a talented Digital Content Editor to join our editorial team. Based in Burton, this is an exciting opportunity to work for a title which is rapidly growing its web and social audiences.

You will be part of the team newsdesking content for our site, so an eye for accuracy is vital and you must be able to work copy until it sparkles and know how best to make it work on the web.

You will source, write and edit content for use on and other sites within the Trinity Mirror Regionals East Midlands portfolio.

You will help supervise the work of our digital reporters, briefing them on stories and reviewing their submissions.

You will assist our digital publisher and social media editor in broadcasting our content over social platforms and developing our online relationships with our local digital audience.

You will take a lead on producing advanced content, ensuring we have robust plans in place to cover major events and originate ideas for creative content which reflects trends and audience conversations.

The successful candidate will need to be a talented writer, be pedantic about accuracy, have excellent communication and organisational skills and be adept at working to tight deadlines under acute pressure.

You will also need to be flexible as the role will include some weekend and evening shifts.

Our Business: Trinity Mirror plc

Trinity Mirror has an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products and is one of the UK's largest multi-media companies. It employs 6,000 people across more than 60 locations.

What you need to know

Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive base salary (depending on experience), 33 days' holidays including bank holidays and a competitive pension, along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so don't delay in submitting your application.

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