Editorial Content Coordinator Job at Selfridges | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Editorial Assistant
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Closing Date:19 October, 2020

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a new challenge that gives you the chance to get creative and use your writing skills to take Editorial Content the next level?  Looking for a company that wants to help further your career in Editorial Content, as well as provide you with an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work?
If the answer to all of these questions is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!

Role Responsibility

As an Editorial Content Co-Ordinator, you will support with the day-to-day delivery of content across site and app. Responsible for the content calendar up-keep and creating content briefs on a weekly basis. You will work closely with Production, Trade, Fashion Direction teams and the Shoot Coordinator, to obtain shoot assets and links for the weekly site refresh. ​
As Editorial Content Co-Ordinator you will:​
  • Support with content calendar up keep for Homepage, CLPs, Landing pages (such as Holiday Shop, Occasionwear Shop, Beauty Coming Soon page etc.), PLP content spots for all territories. Creating weekly content briefs for site and app refreshes in workflow tool (Trello) ​
  • Liaise with the Trade team to supply product links for weekly site and app Refreshes​
  • Support the Editorial team with gathering product links for editorial features​
  • Liaise with Shoot Coordinator and Fashion Direction team to obtain shoot assets for the weekly site refresh​
  • Collaborate with the Editorial team on copy, site and app testing, as well as content performance analysis and reporting​
  • Support the Managing Editor and Digital Production team with weekly editorial content delivery to ensure all deadlines are met, and the server (Sharepoint) upkeep and organisation​
  • Provide support to the Editorial and Content Management teams with building and populating pages (such as Homepage) in the CMS (AEM)​
  • Generate original and engaging cross-category editorial ideas as well as copy writing for content spots, PLP headers etc.​
  • Updating Selfridges.com pages including homepage, editorial archive page ‘We Love’, landing pages etc. on a weekly basis

The Ideal Candidate

  • Well Informed. You will develop excellent product knowledge by following trends and being aware of our competitor’s activity​
  • Experienced. With a background in print publishing or digital editorial content as well as good working knowledge of the fashion and beauty industry​
  • Organised and proactive. You are able to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail​
  • Skilled. You are proficient in excel, with high levels of numeracy and accuracy ​
  • All over the numbers. You are analytical and results driven, able to use data to measure performance and identify areas of improvement​
  • A great communicator, both verbal and written. You excel in the relationships you build with stakeholders, able to work across various teams​
  • Flexible. Responsive to business needs, you are happy and comfortable to take responsibility for tasks that may go beyond the role expectation​
  • An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague​
This job is a brilliant opportunity to join a close-knit team who are incredibly passionate about taking Editorial Content to the next level. If you’re looking to come into a new role and make a real impact, then this will be perfect for you.

About the Company

Our creative spirit
We are more than a shop. We are a social space where culture and commerce collide to release an energy that we call the Selfridges spirit. We are here to make our world brighter, and everyone is welcome.
Our awards cabinet
We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign.
Our future
Since 1909 we have been at the forefront of retail and today our stores in London, Manchester and Birmingham – alongside selfridges.com and the Selfridges App – continue to redefine the way we shop and socialise. As a Selfridges team member, you will learn what it takes to consistently drive innovation, success and amazing customer experiences.
There are lots of reasons to be excited about joining Team Selfridges – from our fantastic team member communities to volunteer days and behind-the-scenes Selfridges experiences throughout the year.
Other benefits and rewards include:
• Generous bonus and/or commission scheme
• Discounted gym memberships
• Pension contributions
• Annual travel pass and cycle to work schemes
• A volunteer day for all team members
• Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development

Skills Required

  • Copywriting

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