Snapchat Editor - The Sun Online
A full-time digital job at The Sun in London
Posted 14 June 2018, 8.52am edt
Job Title: Snapchat Editor
Department: The Sun Online
Reports to: Digital Editor
The Sun Online is the biggest mobile news brand in the UK - and still growing! - with a young, talented, diverse team who publish the best coverage of news, sport, TV and showbiz, lifestyle and family value..
Purpose of role:
The Sun’s Snapchat channel is the most popular in the UK and delivers our stories to a brand new audience. We are looking for a passionate, committed editor to lead the team, creating and editing content tailored to this audience whilst looking out for new areas of innovation.
Lead the editorial Snapchat team, working alongside the Digital Design Editor Manage the editorial staff, creating rotas, signing off pay and taking responsibility for recruitment and PDRs where appropriate Support the Commercial Team as required, representing Snapchat at events and pitches Conceive ideas for stories and features for the daily edition and for future features and development Brief writers and designers then edit those stories to to conform to The Sun’s Snapchat style
Key Skills and Experience:
Writing and editing copy in a variety of styles for a publisher Managing at least a small team in a publishing environment Briefing both writers and designers, experience of motion graphics desirable Strong knowledge of Snapchat, at least as a user, and a demonstrable understanding of The Sun’s Snapchat style Unflappable under pressure and delivers work at a consistently high standard Pro-active and displays a willingness to take on any task Positive attitude and good team player Takes initiative in order to achieve desired results Self-starter, organised and a good problem-solver, able to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams Can demonstrate an understanding of the The Sun brand, both print and digital Flexibility to work shift patterns across 7 days