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Content Executive

Job Title: Content Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £27000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Pension, Perkbox, Flexible Working
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1029424_1566982845
Contact Name: Niharika Samuel
Contact Email: niharika@weareaspire.com
Job Published: August 28, 2019 10:00

Job Description

Content Executive

£27-29K

Permanent Role

Central London

Are you a talented features writer with experience in B2B industries?

Started over 100 years ago, this prestigious membership body are looking for a Content Executive with a minimum of 3 years experience in B2B markets to join their tight knit team.

This organisation supports over 19,000 members at all stages of their careers with their continuous professional development. This is a great role for someone who would like to further cultivate their long-form writing skills and who is excited at the prospect of being hands on. Topics include fashion, engineering, shipping, construction, rail, food and more.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Producing long-form articles, the average length is around 2,500 words per article
  • Commissioning articles as well as taking interviews for stories
  • The role is 70% print and 30% digital, therefore your experience in print based publishing will be key
  • Generating ideas and leads for original content such as interviews, features and news, as well as contributing to design concepts.
  • Assisting in managing social media feeds such as Twitter and LinkedIn

Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent. A qualification in journalism would be an advantage.
  • At least 3 years experience working in B2B industries with a focus on features writing
  • Proven experience of writing and commissioning both print and online content, including features, news, interviews and opinion pieces.
  • Experience of sub-editing and proofreading to a high level, with a good eye for detail.

Computer Skills:

  • Experience of publishing-specific software, specifically Informz and Drupal (or something similar)
  • Familiar with Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat

Benefits:

  • A pension scheme into which the company will contribute an amount equal to 4% of qualifying earnings in the first year, increasing to 7% after one year's service
  • Life assurance
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Perkbox
  • 25 days holiday, increasing by one day for every year of service to a maximum of 30 days, plus UK bank holidays (pro rata)
  • 3 days office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • 35 hour working week, finishing at 4pm on Fridays
  • Flexible working hours: flexible start and finish times around core hours
  • Career development - we are committed to developing our people and invest in training for everyone
  • Sociable friendly culture, committed to doing an excellent job for the quality profession
  • Relaxed dress code

This organisation supports their members to share best practice and showcase their work to help them learn from one another. If this collaborative environment within the not-for-profit sector is somewhere that you can imagine working, then apply today!