Assistant Editor
Perform Group
Leeds, United Kingdom
54d ago

WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

Goal’s English language edition is growing and we need great minds that love football to join us. We’re looking for an Assistant Editor to create, assign and manage editorial that will thrive on direct, social, search and other referral platforms.

They will require a strong understanding of what content UK and US football fans want to consume. An ability to think on your feet, react rapidly to the news agenda and plan around the football calendar is essential.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE ? % of role

Sub-edit and publish content produced by colleagues and freelancers from Perform’s CMS 25%

Manage the International, UK and US homepages 25%

Assign content to full-time and freelance content producers 10%

Publish content on social media platforms 10%

Track real-time traffic and monitor traffic reports 10%

Ensure commercial and multimedia requests are completed 5%

Liaise with Goal editions across the globe to coordinate content creation and publication 5%

Provide feedback to full-time and freelance content producers 5%

Ensure best possible use of ePlayer video content 5%

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

A minimum of five years of journalistic experience, preferably online (4)

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines (4)

Excellent news sense and journalistic instinct (4)

High level of football knowledge, particularly across major European leagues (4)

Outstanding copywriting abilities and attention to detail (4)

Strong time-management and interpersonal skills (4)

Expert at posting engaging content across social media platforms, particularly Facebook and Twitter (4)

Brand savvy, audience focused, digital native passionate and knowledgeable about digital content (3)

Vast experience using content management systems (3)

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES ?

Experience using content analysis tools, such as Google Analytics or Chartbeat

Experience using video editing software, such as Premiere Pro or Final Cut

Experience using Photoshop

Experience covering football in the digital media industry

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive , dynamic , fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company.

We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform ; collaboration , innovation , ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance* , Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5% and Season Ticket Loan , Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Free parking is available for Feltham offices.
  • And there’s more You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal ( MindTools ) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development .

  • We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad ;
  • Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

  • Please Note some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.
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