Network N is hiring a Group Editor - come be our boss!

By Admin 05 Aug 2020 0

If six brand new staff writers weren't enough, we're also hiring for a 'Group Editor'. This is a management role to sit in-between site editors like myself, and the Publishing Director. You'd essentially become our new boss which, if you asked my current boss, is totally an Amazing Thing(TM). This is an experienced, high-level role so make sure you take note of the requirements if you're thinking of applying:

Role: Group Editor
Location: Bath, UK (potentially open to UK-based remote candidates)
Closing Date: 28th August 2020

Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: c. £40,000 depending on experience

About Network N

Network N is a global media business specializing in the gaming industry. We have a publishing arm consisting of a dozen owned websites including PCGamesN.com, Strategy Gamer and Pocket Tactics, and over 100 network site partners such as TrueAchievements.com. We produce class-leading content for clients via our creative agency team, and work with publishers and advertisers to unlock audience value. The company is based in Bath, UK.

Working at Network N

We’re a young, fun company offering a relaxed working environment in central Bath.

Other perks include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit share scheme for all
  • EMI scheme (after one year of service)
  • Perkbox subscription
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Techscheme
  • Cyclescheme
  • Staff social events, including Christmas & summer parties

The Role

Manage the editorial teams with Network N’s publishing department. Ensure successful execution of the brand strategies, and work with the other members of the Publishing Management Team in order to achieve the department’s overall objectives, both editorial and commercial.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing, refining, and ensuring the execution of the brand strategies for our owned sites
  • Assisting with all aspects of the promoted content campaigns across the portfolio, including pitching, execution, and ensuring successful delivery
  • Working with our Audience Development Manager to ensure consistent audience growth across our brands
  • Working with our Head of Publishing Development to refine and optimise our web platforms in order to achieve the department’s strategic objectives
  • Working with our Ecommerce Editor to maximise ecommerce revenues and opportunities
  • Ensuring adherence to brand guidelines and maintaining a high bar for quality across our websites
  • Training and developing our site editors and cell leaders to the highest possible standards
  • Managing our site editors and providing guidance, feedback, and pastoral care
  • Providing support for the Network team regarding business intelligence and site recruitment
  • Working alongside our video and social media teams as required
  • Understanding and managing business unit budgets where required
  • Building and maintaining industry relationships, and representing Network N at relevant events
  • Other as requested by the Publishing Director

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in senior editorial roles
  • A demonstrable track-record for improving and growing online brands
  • Experience managing editorial teams and budgets
  • Experience of successfully delivering promoted content work
  • Knowledge of online publishing best practises and SEO
  • A passion for videogames

Reporting to:

Publishing Director

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@network-n.com

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