Sub Editor


  • Peterborough  
  • Company  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    22 January 2022  
    Posted on
    22 November 2021  

What’s the challenge?

Compare the Market continue to ‘keep life simples’ for our customers. Our laser focus on making life easier for them has underpinned our commercial success and allowed us to achieve a large share of the price comparison website market.

We’re looking for a digitally savvy Sub Editor to join our SEO editorial team, to ensure the content we publish supports our SEO goals while maintaining our brand standards.

You’ll edit, write and proofread pages to support our SEO ambitions, adhering to our tone of voice and editorial style, to ensure our copy is effective in increasing our SEO rankings but also appeals to our core audience.

You’ll be experienced at juggling multiple work streams and delivering at speed, maintaining high standards and creative excellence of copy.

What will it take to be successful?

You‘ll have been performing a similar role previously, sub editing and writing for consumer brands, and will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven ability to originate, research and write strong copy
  • Knowledge of SEO and social media best practice
  • Positivity and a great team player
  • Diligent with close attention to detail

Wherever you’ve gained your experience, you’ll certainly be able to demonstrate the core values of Compare the Market; you’ll be ambitious, creative, authentic and united. Acting with integrity always, you’ll have an ability to get things done, overcome setbacks, be customer focussed and a team player. 

Why choose us?

You’ll have heard of Compare the Market and the meerkats no doubt – we’re one of the UK’s most loved brands and regularly produce award winning creative. We’re a diverse and talented team of passionate professionals and the opportunities to develop and grow are unrivalled. You’ll be part of something special – helping to keep our customers lives simples.

About BGL:

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.

We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, Compare the Market, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. We enjoy what we do, and we have fun doing it!

Diversity and Inclusion:

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative, and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.

We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout our application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made please let us know. We’ll work with you to make any appropriate arrangements. 

Flexible working:

We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.

We’re open to flexibility and would welcome a discussion around what this might look like for you.