[New Job Opening] LDR Content Editor job Vacancy in London

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Job Details:
Position Name :
LDR Content Editor
Location:
London
Job ID :
84d666e3e45075ec
Description : MyLondon is the authentic voice of the capital – covering the news that matters most to Londoners, whichever part of the city you live in.
Our Reporters are on the ground in every single borough, finding the stories that inform, inspire and entertain.
We are recruiting for a Content Editor to ensure Londoners get the hard-hitting political coverage they deserve.
Our site is home to a 10-strong team of Local Democracy Reporters and Political Reporters, covering key political decisions and their impact on everyday lives.
Working alongside MyLondon’s Assistant Editor (local democracy) you will help lead politics coverage across the capital, guiding the team and ensuring councils, TfL, NHS trusts and other public bodies are held to account in a way that’s lively, engaging and relevant.
You’ll also make sure the issues that matter most to London’s diverse population are at the heart of what we do.
Whether it’s finding fresh ways to explain the capital’s housing crisis, crafting powerful human interest features, or helping reporters to get a difficult investigation over the line – we are looking for people who can inspire and motivate a team.
This will be an ideal job for a content editor with a passion for public affairs or an experienced reporter looking to step up into a desk role.
We are looking for someone with an unquenchable drive to make people care and engage with community news.
You’ll also need an excellent set of digital skills, working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to craft strong headlines and social sells – as well as spot and act on analytics trends.
Working at one of the UK’s most exciting news brands, it goes without saying you’ll have a talented team of reporters, editors and digital specialists by your side, along with industry-leading training and development.
You’ll also play a key role in the development of the BBC’s Local News Partnership, working with media groups across the capital to ensure your team’s stories reach the widest possible audience.
Key Responsibilities
Managing the lists and content for nine local democracy reporters, identify key stories and political themes and ensure these are told in an engaging and thought-provoking manner
Provide mentorship, training and development of the team
Edit and publish stories to a high standard, in line with best headline and SEO practice
Ensure we provide an effective and robust service which meets our partner requirements, BBC editorial expectations and impartiality standards.
The Ideal Candidate
Ability to write about politics and local government in an engaging way, removing jargon and identifying key points of audience interest
First-class digital publishing skills and ability to use Escenic competently and quickly
Demonstrable interest and knowledge of local government
Excellent communication skills. This role involves working with multiple newsrooms. The ability to maintain clear and concise communication with colleagues in a fast-paced environment is vital.
Rigorous attention to accuracy – particularly spellings and place names.
Sound knowledge of audience analytics tools
Solid understanding of social media and comfortable using social publishing tools
Up-to-date legal and IPSO code knowledge
About the Local Democracy Reporting Service.
This scheme is designed to increase coverage and scrutiny of councils across the UK.
Funded by the BBC and run by media publishers, reporters who join this service provide in-depth coverage of local authorities which will feature on websites, newspapers and broadcasts across their region.
This is a high-profile job – where your reports can feature on websites, print, regional TV, radio and even the BBC homepage.
You can find out more about life as a local democracy reporter here.
Package Description
We are offering a competitive salary and benefits including;
Help saving for your retirement – join our pension scheme and we’ll match contributions up to 6%
25 days’ holiday per year when you join. After three, five and ten years’ service with Reach, you’ll accrue one additional day of annual leave. We also have a Holiday Purchase Scheme
Giving back day- an additional day’s leave each year to support a cause close to your heart
Flexibility – In this role, you’ll be fully remote-working (UK based) giving you more flexibility to balance home and life. We’ll support you with your home set-up, and you’ll be able to claim expenses for any trips to our office ‘hubs’ or client meetings
Enhanced family leave- including maternity, paternity and adoption – and you’ll be eligible after just six months’ employment
Private Healthcare Cash Plan – free health cash plan so you can claim back cash for a range of medical expenses
As one of the UK’s top 50 Inclusive Employers everyone’s invited to join our events, programmes and networks to celebrate diversity and build an environment where all our people can thrive
Wellbeing support – including a 24/7 assistance programme for you and your nearest and dearest, a free subscription to mindfulness app Headspace and access to free mental health coaching through Sanctus
Awesome career opportunities – you’ll have support from your line manager and a range of learning & development programmes
We are a FTSE 250 Company, and also a member of
Reach plc believes 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.
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