Content Editor - BirminghamLive


  • Birmingham  
    West Midlands, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Reach Plc  
    Start date
    Competitive + excellent company benefits
  • Closing date
    29 November 2022  
    Posted on
    18 November 2022  

Curiously is a social first content brand and our mission is to take the everyday experiences life throws at us and think outside the box!

We believe in the magic of welcoming new ideas and helping people to discover all points of view so they can work out how they feel about all kinds of things.

From exploring parasocial relationships (why are we so obsessed with Harry Styles?!) or why baking ASMR is so addictive, to Black Mirror narratives (scarily) becoming a reality, we want to cover the things that will get people talking.

That’s why we’re looking for a Content Editor to aid us and the team to create compelling content aimed at engaging 25-34 year olds and giving them more of the news, sport, information and entertainment they are seeking.

So if you thrive on creativity and are passionate about challenging yourself to think differently, we might just be your perfect match.

Key Responsibilities:

Can you….?

Find, develop and edit stories from every area and community across the city while guiding the newsroom to produce content which engages readers and reaches as many people as possible?

Publish to the highest possible digital standards, including optimising for SEO, social media and registration while managing home pages and audience engagement channels, including social platforms?

Help build signed in communities and grow our loyal readership, finding new audiences in Birmingham and beyond?

The Ideal Candidate:

Are you….?

Someone with your NCTJ or equivalent journalism degree and knowledge of media law or to working towards this?

An experienced digital journalist who knows and loves Insta, Twitter, TikTok and Facebook to name a few?

Someone who has a successful background in a digital newsroom and puts people at the heart of every story?

Passionate about digital story telling with fantastic communication skills to match?

Ready to be a part of an exciting new social media brand and join the Reach plc team?

Package Description:

Why work for Reach?

  • Helping manage your work life balance the dedication to focus hours, set amount of hours during the day where internal meetings are not put in the diary for all levels of the team
  • Help saving for your retirement
  • 25 days’ holiday per year when you join
  • We also have a Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Giving back day
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Private Healthcare Cash Plan
  • As one of the UK’s top 50 Inclusive Employers everyone’s invited to join our events, programmes and networks to celebrate diversity and build an environment where all our people can thrive
  • Wellbeing support
  • Awesome career opportunities
  • We are also a member of the 30% Club, a global campaign aimed at increasing gender diversity at board and senior management levels

Why would I work for Curiously?

In addition to the Reach benefits, you'll also get:

  • Opportunity to be linked to a hub, to allow the flexibility to work from home or one of our hubs, or a hybrid of both
  • Reaching team milestones around pageviews, revenue and social media followers will unlock performance related bonuses for the team
  • Employees of the Curiously team will get 1:1 coaching once a month to help build your personal brand alongside Curiously
  • Allowing you more flexibility to travel, with the opportunity to work one month abroad per year
  • Celebrating those special occasions, with an additional day off for your birthday, to sit alongside the companies ‘Big day’ policy with a further day off for those major life events

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.