Online Content Writer / Editor (closed)

Update (3 October 2014): Please note the application period for this role has now closed.

The Role

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic, committed, and commercially minded individual to join our vibrant travel team as a web content writer / editor. No experience is necessary although a demonstrable interest in travel journalism will help your case. More than anything, we’d like to see your ability to create interesting and innovative high-quality content that could be used in a range of digital marketing channels.


Planning – creating a content strategy for a portfolio of travel-related websites based on the trends and SEO requirements. Content creation – updating existing content and writing news stories, blog posts, articles, newsletters, and other material for websites and social media channels. Involves uploading content to live sites via a CMS, or WordPress. Management of outsourced copy writers – liaising with existing freelance writers and building new lasting relationships; editing and proofreading copy submitted by freelancers. Content performance – Use google keyword tool / news events to find topics to write about, analysing performance of content in terms of links gained, social shares / followers, traffic, income generated. Ensure content is well SEO optimised. Social media marketing – creating, managing and growing the company’s presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

Your Qualifications and Skills

– Strong written communication skills, organised, self-motivated, and a good team player; – Demonstrable record of content creation and publishing (please provide some examples); – Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, priorities and projects simultaneously and with a positive can-do attitude; – A 2:1 or higher degree in English or Journalism; – Some knowledge of Google products (Drive, Analytics, Double Click for Publishers, Google AdWords etc.) and SEO / content marketing techniques would be useful, but not essential as training will be provided.


£18,000 p.a. salary with up to 10% pension contribution; Additional Google Analytics qualification training and on-site SEO workshops; Plus regular company socials, free fruit and drinks, casual dress code, flexible working hours and use of fast computer hardware – Apple iMacs / Mac Minis with big screens. Date advertised: 21 August 2014 Job type: Full-time, permanent Location: Aldershot, Hampshire Salary: £18,000 per annum Start date: ASAP Apply Now