Affiliate Editor (Maternity cover)

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Reach plc
Glasgow, Scotland
£Competitive salary + company benefits
24 Apr 2019
22 May 2019
Reach plc
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Introduction

Reach Scotland are look for an Affiliates Editor to join our team for a 9 month period, based in our Glasgow office. This position will see the successful candidate being responsible for generating digital revenue through content marketing by using affiliate links with our business partners.

While Reach Scotland's digital editorial teams are usually tasked with driving online traffic and engagement, this role will work towards revenue, rather than audience, targets.

We are looking to recruit a creative individual that has a proven track record in generating content ideas with the purpose of generating revenue through articles based on seasons, trends, topical events and SEO.

This position would also suit an enthusiastic new graduate looking to progress their career.

We are Reach because it's what we do.

Every day our newsbrands - national and regional, in print and online - reach millions of people up and down the country. We are the UK's largest news publisher, with influential national newsbrands such as the Daily Record, Sunday Mail, Glasgowlive, Scottish Business Insider, as well as the Daily Mirror, Daily Express and Sunday People, and over 100 regional titles across the UK.

Our brands have a long heritage of being trusted sources of news and information, with our editorial conviction and high standards of journalism providing audiences with timely information and opinion across multiple platforms.

Last year we sold 620 million newspapers, with 5 million readers of one of our brands each month. Our network of over 70 websites provides 24/7 coverage of news, sport and showbiz stories, with 8 billion page views per year.

We average 21 million mobile visitors - that's 60% of the entire mobile market. Each month we attract over 32 million unique visitors. That's more than our competitors. You will help us further increase our digital audience in 2019.

Key Responsibilities

Whilst you will work towards commercial targets and report to the marketing director, these will sit with the digital editorial team, ensuring all digital content is produced correctly to maximise potential affiliates revenue.

You will liaise with our regional business to share learnings and efficiencies to ensure maximum revenue is achieved.

This role is predominantly a desk-based writing and marketing role but will establish relationships with key suppliers in order to get the best deals.

The Ideal Candidate
  • A journalist with solid writing ability and proven experience working on a digital platform.
  • A solid understanding and passion for all things consumer and shopping related, with a keen interest money saving best buys as well as the hottest new trends.
  • Can work to a high standard under tight deadlines and has a flexible approach and attitude to work.
  • Good knowledge of SEO and an ability to generate daily stories using the latest search trends is a must.
  • Strong PR relationships to help you gather the best stories, exclusive news scoops and the best deals.
  • You should be a data geek who can confidently use a range of analytical tools and data to drive revenue and traffic.
  • Commercially switched on and an excellent communicator
  • Experience using data tools like Google Analytics, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Semrush or similar favourable.

Package Description

In addition to competitive salaries, 35 days holiday, bonus structures (if applicable) and a contributory pension scheme, Reach plc have a wealth of flexible benefits on offer. These include holiday purchase up to ten days per year, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, a technology scheme in conjunction with Curry's PC World, car scheme, health cash plan, employee loans and lots of high street discounts! Our business is fully committed to health and wellbeing in the workplace with an employee assistance programme and trained mental health first aiders across the business.

Reach plc believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

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