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Commissioning Editor - Sunday Times Style Freelance March- July News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations. Your Role: Responsible for driving audiences off-platform for The Sunday Times Style through a social video content strategy Day-to-day Research video trends and deep understanding of audience data Provide regular reporting on audience status Collaborate with editorial and production to come up with ideas for episodes or content pillars Secure talent for videos Have an eye for commercial / branded content opportunities Propose ways to improve the Style video channels through innovative new video trends Quality control all videos before sending to client Manage the publishing schedule with Digital Editor and producer Follow social publishing best practices Be able to understand the Style brand and adapt accordingly for the purpose of video Happy working in a fast-paced environment and ability to be reactive Positive attitude and solution driven Enthusiastically keep driving the project with regular ideas around innovation What we're looking for from you: Have a background in video production and or creative Excellent grasp of written word and writing, specifically for social media Experience managing social channels or social strategy Background in working with luxury brands and / or titles Proven record of adapting tone of voice depending on the project / publisher Flexible Working: At News UK some of us work flexibly, in many different ways. Please talk to us at the interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to offer exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking. Equal opportunities: We are a diverse team and strive to maximise and encourage every individual's potential. We want to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised, utilised and celebrated. News UK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants. We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We make better decisions, we're stronger and happier, and it's the right thing to do.

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Job Title

Commissioning Editor






5 months



Minimum Experience

3+ Credits

Preferred Genre Experience

Not Specified

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