Whitelines Online Editor wanted!

Sam Oetiker Sam Oetiker

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Fancy joining the UK’s premier snowboard magazine and writing, shooting, and talking about snowboarding for a living? Well you’re in luck… Whitelines have just started the search for a full time online editor to join the team in our London based office.

Check out the full details, including how to apply below.

Responsibilities will include:

- Creating and commissioning original written content

- Creating and commissioning original video content

- Managing contributors

- Ensuring SEO best practice is adhered to

- Maintaining and building on WL’s social media presence, including FB, Twitter, Instagram

- Monitoring/interpreting Google Analytics

- Attending and reporting on industry events, including snowboard competitions and tradeshows

- Reviewing snowboard products

- Working closesly with editorial, marketing, development and sales teams to ensure that a coherent brand image is maintained across all platforms

- Identifying areas for development, building on WL’s online identity and growing traffic

Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

- A minimum of one year’s journalistic or blogging experience and/or proven creative writing skills e.g. English degree

- Experience managing social media accounts for a large brand

- Experience using WordPress

- Knowledge of SEO and writing for the web

- Knowledge of Google Analytics

- Ability to film and edit video (Adobe Premiere/Final Cut)

- Photography skills (using SLR + Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom)

The candidate must have a burning passion for snowboarding and an in-depth knowledge of the sport, including product.

Industry/retail experience is advantageous

To Apply:

Please send your CV, plus any samples of your work and THREE article ideas for the ‘features’ section of whitelines.com to:

ed@whitelines.com

Your ideas can include photos or videos if appropriate. Deadline 26th July 2013.

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