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Content Editor - London

Description

As the Content Editor in the uSwitch Communications Team, you will be a key member of a multifunctional team, researching and writing impactful evergreen, longform content about broadband, as well as developing an effective content strategy and delivery roadmap. You’ll also collaborate across the wider business to develop and deliver content targets by:

  • Using your unique perspective to create consumer-friendly content for communications, mostly focused on broadband but also spanning into TV, across a wide range of formats and channels, including guides, features, social media, email and sponsored content
  • Maintaining oversight of the broadband content lifecycle, including planning/developing, writing/editing, distributing/marketing, as well as monitoring/analysing with the help of your team
  • Ensuring all content adheres to uSwitch’s brand values and is consistent in terms of style, tone and voice
  • Building the uSwitch brand and raising awareness of the consumer benefits of comparing broadband and TV products
  • Finding opportunities to increase uSwitch’s communications content exposure to drive additional site traffic and sales in alignment with our SEO and outreach strategy
  • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of your content to the team and business stakeholders
  • Working closely with product executives, developers and designers, as well as in-house PR, marketing, SEO, outreach and social media teams

Key responsibilities:

  • Degree in Journalism, Marketing, PR or Communications
  • Experience in digital content and delivering compelling content across various formats is essential
  • Strong writing skills and near-perfect spelling and grammar are a must
  • Knowledgeable about search engine optimization
  • Self-driven, highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to think deeply and write quickly and accurately in an agile environment
  • Understand commercial targets, marketing objectives and user needs, and how these intersect through great content
  • Comfortable with Google Analytics or similar platforms for basic data analysis
  • A strategic thinker, able to understand uSwitch.com’s business and create new initiatives to drive revenue through content
  • Obsessed with content quality, structure, performance management and ongoing content optimization
  • Able to balance the need to inform our readers with the critical need to rank first via search and drive revenue

Requirements

Desirable skills:

  • Previous experience writing for online tech publications or comparison sites
  • Rich content creation skills and experience turning copy into compelling visuals
  • Able to work autonomously as well as collaboratively; able to initiate, manage and own projects
  • Passion for and interest in industry, including willingness to represent uSwitch as a spokesperson (media training provided)

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • Private health and dental
  • Gym on site in London – or membership in regional offices
  • 7.5% pension contribution by the company
  • Free breakfast and afternoon snacks
  • Friday night drinks
  • Discretionary annual bonus up to 10% of base salary
  • Birthday day off, move house day off
  • Training and development
  • Referral bonus up to £5K
  • In house massage/nail treatments
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