Editor

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Informa Group Plc.

London, United Kingdom
Full Time
1y ago

Company Description

Informa Connect  have millions of professional and commercial customers. Our mission is to give them access to extraordinary people and exceptional insight.

We provide unique opportunities to learn, establish relationships and do business. We do this through a range of products and services, from digital platforms to live events.

We have millions of professional and commercial customers. Our mission is to give them access to extraordinary people and exceptional insight.

We provide unique opportunities to learn, establish relationships and do business. We do this through a range of products and services, from digital platforms to live events.

Please note this is a 3 month contract with options to be extended or made permanent.

Job Description

The Editor for Streamly - a new business video product for Informa Plc will:

Establish Vision

The editorial director will work with senior management to plan the overarching vision that encompasses all of the Connects content for Streamly. This includes the short-term and long-term goals for Streamly and the individual verticals, as well as the coverage, target audience and tone for each. The editorial director will convey this information to the stakeholders of each publication, site or division. In some cases the editorial director may be the editor of some of the content.

Ensure Cohesiveness

Although each vertical has its own purpose and audience, the editorial director makes sure they share certain qualities determined by Streamly business lead Catherine Dogra and themselves.. It could be a similar look, layout or tone. Sometimes the editorial director is involved in hiring writer, animatorsetc  or in setting policies such as submissions guidelines or editorial style across all of the site.

Upholds Quality

It's the editorial director's responsibility to ensure that the quality of each publication and website meets the standards set by Streamly business lead.  The editorial director may not review every video before it's published; that's the content editor's job. Over time, however, the editorial director can assess how well each is meeting its goals and serving its audience.

Oversee Acquiring Video Editors/ Manage performance

The editorial director supervises video editors, each of whom is expected to meet production and quality of a set target of videos per brand a month. Setting the guidelines outlining the video production processes and the quality guidelines The editorial director also prepares and administers the budget and finds funding for content if necessary.

Stakeholder and technical platform management

This is a new product and the Editorial director will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, stakeholder management and be able to grasp the moving tech landscape and maximise it for the benefit of Streamly.

 

Qualifications

Editorial directors typically have bachelor's or more advanced degrees in English, journalism or a related field, plus direct experience as editors of publications, websites or books. They have keen interest in the English language and grammar, and keep current on media and publishing, digital and video trends. Successful editorial directors must be detail oriented, organized, adept at prioritizing tasks, and able to delegate appropriate responsibilities to video editors and content assistants.

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law.

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