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Competitive salary + bonus + benefits

 

At Yell we are evolving; from being a leading supplier of print and online digital advertising for SME’s to being the leader in the local eMarketplace for consumers and SME’s; providing digital platforms that include the traditional Yell products such as Yellow Pages, Yell Online, Search Marketing Services, web sites and video that comprise our marketing services portfolio and introducing new products such as co-branded loyalty cards and transactional business services. We have also partnered with Microsoft, NetBiscuits and Bazaarvoice and acquired Znode a multi-platform ecommerce provider to add real impetus to our offerings.

We are looking to recruit a Content Editor to join the Marketing team within our London office.

Summary

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content management, writing and editing for the web, blogging platforms and site management .

The Content Editor is responsible for assisting the Head of Content Partnerships in all non-commercial content partnerships developed and managed as part of Internet Yellow Pages and the Local Portal. This includes acquiring, onboarding and relationship managing of all new content partners for the forthcoming Local Portal. This person will specifically be responsible for implementation and the day-to-day management.

The Content Editor will need to develop a fast understanding of the website’s objectives and work closely with technical, business development, and marketing members of our organisation, so strong communication skills are needed. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines. The role holder will need to steer a clear path through a changing organisational structure, maintaining a clear focus on delivery of coherent content strategy in multiple countries.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Head of Content Partnerships in all content partnerships developed and managed as part of Internet Yellow Pages and the Local Portal.

  •  Day-to-day management of content partnerships and exploitation of content

  • Managing third-party providers in line with their contracts with Yell

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of content against usage and engagement targets

  • Ownership of development epics, specifications and backlogs where appropriate

  • Working with global colleagues in engineering, search, SEO/SEM, marketing to fully exploit content partnerships and original content.

  • Working in conjunction with the Social and Community department to manage UGC content providers.

  • Ensuring compliance with all legal / regulatory / competition requirements

Required Skills

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

  • Advanced knowledge of content management systems.

  • A working understanding of site metrics would be a distinct advantage

  • Ability to manage large volumes of content in a fast-paced environment

  • ‘Can do’ attitude and ability to hit the ground running

  • Solid experience managing content for high traffic websites

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or a related field

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate proof of eligibility to work in the UK and hold a valid work visa if applicable.

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