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8 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Content, Copywriting & Journalism
  • Type Full Time
  • Location United Kingdom
Content Editor Jamie Oliver Group


The Opportunity 
We’re looking for an experienced, enthusiastic Content Editor to join our team for a really exciting year of work. Delivering ambitious, world-class editorial content on brand, on time and on budget, with a specific focus on recipe-led content – this is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the creative output of the business.
Projects are varied and can be fast-paced, so flexibility and adaptability are key, as is the ability to work under pressure. A passion for food, an incredible eye for detail, and a positive, can-do attitude are essential. Experience working within a collaborative team environment and excellent communication skills are also required. Interested? Please get in touch.
This is a maternity cover position to begin April/early May 2018, running to end of June 2019 TBC.
What you’ll be doing
  • Delivering editorial content for new and one-off recipe-led projects, working with Jamie, the Acting Head of Editorial, and internal teams, and acting as the point of editorial contact for external partners, as require
  • Overseeing the Junior Content Manager in the selection of content/content packages available for commercial syndication deals and business opportunities
  • Along with the Copy Editor, supporting as required in the absence of the Acting Head of Editorial by covering any Jamie time, approvals and meetings, as required
  • Managing the creation and delivery of recipe-related content for all external partnerships, ensuring all recipe use is supportive of our objectives and consistent in style and tone
  • Managing the creation and delivery of recipe-related content for all internal requirements, ensuring all recipe use is supportive of our objectives and consistent in style and tone
  • In relation to the two points above, working with the food team to organise, coordinate and oversee the recipe testing process, also supporting on Jamie Oliver’s books, as required
  • Representing the Editorial Content Team at all internal meetings for said partnerships, as required, keeping the Acting Head of Editorial up-to-date with all detail
  • Working with the Junior Content Manager to update existing recipe and tip content to current standards, ensuring it is fit for delivery, meets the brief, and supports the wider objectives of the business
  • Responsible for the ongoing project of editing and updating our back-catalogue of recipes
  • Line-managing and quality controlling the Editorial Team Assistant to provide support on all of the above projects, and developing their recipe editing skills
Who we’re looking for
You will possess the following skills and knowledge:
  • Education:  educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience: a proven track record working at a senior editorial level in commercial publishing, with a thorough knowledge of food publishing, both in print and digital
  • Key skills and attributes:  excellent copyediting, copywriting, proofreading and attention to detail, clear and effective communication, planning and project management, the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, organisational skills, adaptability and flexibility, creative idea generation, decision making, leadership, art direction, must be Mac, Google and InDesign literate
What we offer in return
  • A friendly and supportive company culture in a jazzy office
  • Generous salary, bonus, pension, life insurance and medical cover
  • 30 days holiday, plus half a day for Christmas shopping, and summer hours (4pm finish every Friday in July and August)
  • Fabulous food perks, including discounts at Jamie’s restaurants, free breakfast at the office, foodie forums, cooking classes and the opportunity to test out Jamie’s new recipes!
  • Social events, discounted gym membership, plus massage and nail appointments on site
  • And LOTS more…

Expires on: 25/03/2018

Skills Required

  • Content Management
  • Writing