WARC - Production Editor (maternity contract) - London

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London, UK
£ 0 - 0
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Close date:
23 August 2018
We're seeking an experienced Production Editor with a background in digital publishing to manage content production for warc.com, our main subscription database. The role is a 12‐month, maternity cover contract and is based in our central London offices.

About the role 

  • Manage the production of all content published on warc.com, meeting strict deadlines and quality standards. We publish more than 3,000 content items per year and this role is responsible for ensuring that they are prepared and released to schedule and standard.
  • Line manage a team of three people (including two editorial assistants and a special reports production editor), and outsource tasks to freelancer workers as required.
  • Work with an external provider of digital production services, ensuring deadlines, styles and quality standards are met.
  • Liaise closely with colleagues in different teams, departments and regions (we also have offices in the USA and Singapore) to ensure timely and coordinated content releases.
  • Ensure key pages and sections of warc.com are kept updated, including the sourcing, selection and editing of appropriate content and imagery.

Your experience 
  • At least five years’ publishing experience, including time within a digital and, ideally, B2B environment.
  • Proven managerial experience, with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills and a proven track record of working in a deadline‐driven environment.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills – preferably in relation to business‐oriented content – with a strong eye for accuracy, detail and consistency.
  • Strong IT skills, including familiarity and experience of html, web content management systems and publishing software.

We're WARC
WARC (www.warc.com) is an online information company offering advertising best practice, evidence and insights to marketers worldwide. We publish articles, case studies, research papers and news on all aspects of marketing communications to help our global client base – advertisers, advertising and media agencies, media owners and research companies – make smarter decisions.

About Ascential
WARC is a part of the Ascential group.
Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world.
Here at Ascential, we have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries. Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online - to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation.
Operating from offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access.
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