Deputy Editor - News and Entertainment

Jungle Creations Hybrid / London United Kingdom Content: Editorial

Company Description

Jungle Creations is an award-winning social-first publisher with offices in London and New York. The company owns and operates a number of hugely popular media brands that create and publish content across social media including; VT, Twisted, Four Nine, Craft Factory, Level Fitness and Lovimals, which together have amassed over 120 million followers.


Jungle Creations exists to create ideas that get people to thrive online and in the real world. The business works with clients including the likes of Diageo, McDonald's and Unilever, to help them do the same, with the company winning The Drum's sought after 'Branded Content Team Of The Year' for the last four years in a row. Today the business has branched out into eCommerce with many successful ventures under its belt including Twisted: A Cookbook and Lovimals personalised pet apparel. Jungle Creations is also home to The Wild, an award-winning social-first creative agency that helps brands turn heads and make it matter, specialising in social media management, branded content, production, influencer, and performance marketing.

Position

We are looking for a News and Entertainment Editor to bring the day’s top news and entertainment stories to our millions of followers on our flagship brand, VT.

The role will involve working with the team to source and write engaging articles that will be shared via our social media channels, helping to monitor traffic and highlight and record trends.

The candidate will also be expected to source and produce their own exclusive stories and interviews on occasion.

Helping to assist the Head of Editorial with various tasks, the candidate will also be required to lead shifts and manage the writing team, ensuring that all articles adhere to copyright laws and are free from false or misleading information.

Additional responsibilities include: Weekend shifts will be required, as well as out-of-hours shifts for key events/breaking news.

Requirements

  • Writing and editorial experience.
  • An English/Journalism degree or similar is preferred.

  • Experience with managing a small team and delivering feedback clearly and appropriately.

  • Experience in working in a fast-paced environment would be beneficial.

  • High standard of written English and the ability to write quickly and to a deadline.

  • Impeccable proofreading, attention to detail, and editing skills.

  • Knowledge of how to use a CMS (WordPress).

  • Outstanding research skills, with the ability to source for opinion pieces and conduct exclusive interviews.

  • An entertaining and engaging writing voice.

  • Strong knowledge of social media and Facebook Creator Studio

  • Strong skillset when it comes to titling and packaging articles for social media - such as eye-catching featured images.

  • The ability to use analytical tools such as Google Analytics and Crowdtangle to make reports and deliver stats to the Head of Editorial.

Other information

Internal job title: Deputy Section Editor

This is a full-time permanent role based in London E1 on a hybrid basis.

What's in it for you?

Our competitive salary package includes a bonus scheme or commission, working from home allowance, an excellent contributory pension, 25 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service, many social events and activities and a wider benefits scheme.

We want you to add to our culture

At Jungle Creations, we aim to ensure our workforce reflects the diverse society we live in. We want everyone to feel that Jungle Creations is a place where they belong and that is the reason why we look for the cultural add, not the cultural fit.

Post Covid-19 Plan

We have moved to a permanent hybrid working system that sees staff split their time between the office and home (government guidelines allowing). Each team differs in terms of their in-office expectations so feel free to discuss this during your interview process.

Is this the role for you? Please download the full job description and apply ASAP!

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