11 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Digital Producer, Content Editor
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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In this role, you'll support the Head of Digital Lifestyle in leading the department’s drive for digital subscriptions.
The Digital Lifestyle Editor will use insight to help desks commission subscription content, and to create innovative and optimal ways of publishing and promoting that content.
Please note: this is a fixed-term contract role.
Key responsibilities
  • Work with the Head of Digital Lifestyle and key editors to help commission subscriptions-driving digital content.
  • Assist the Head of Digital Lifestyle to coordinate a daily, weekly and monthly digital planning and publishing schedule across the Lifestyle desks that works best for acquiring new subscribers and engaging existing ones.
  • Help plan the digital content package around key stories and major events.
  • Develop new and innovative methods of delivering Lifestyle stories online - in particular with regards to their format and visual treatment, and how they are promoted across all Telegraph platforms
  • Support the launch of major new digital Lifestyle initiatives.
  • Help to ensure digital production of all Lifestyle content is done to the highest standard and fully optimised to drive subscriptions.
  • Work with the Homepage, Social Media and Snapchat teams to ensure Lifestyle content is promoted across all Telegraph platforms in the most effective ways.
  • Work with the SEO team and desk editors to plan, commission and optimise content that can reach the largest possible audience of prospective subscribers, and to make the most out of our evergreen Lifestyle archive.
  • Work with the Head of Community to develop our engagement with readers through our journalism, on our own platforms and, where relevant, on other platforms.
  • Work with the Head of Audio & Films and desk editors to help deliver the highest quality Lifestyle special video projects.
  • Use analytics to help desk editors understand the Telegraph’s digital Lifestyle audience - who they are, what they’re interested in, and when, where, how and why they are accessing and interacting with our journalism - and build engagement and habits with the reader.
  • On occasion, attend conference to discuss the day’s digital Lifestyle agenda.
  • Cover for the Head of Digital Lifestyle when they are away.


  • A passion for Lifestyle journalism and knowledge of key areas of lifestyle
  • Excellent editorial judgement
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately to meet deadlines, but also to think creatively about original new ways to tell stories digitally
  • Experience of commissioning digital content and coordinating digital plans
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels of the newsroom
  • Understanding of how to use data analytics, and of the nature of The Telegraph’s audience
  • Understanding of how to build engagement with a digital audience
  • Excellent command of Social Media, SEO and Video strategy
  • Full knowledge of media law
The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

Skills Required

  • Digital Production
  • Content Editing

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