Job Opportunity - Website Content Editor

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Full time staff member required to join the team

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual for the role of Website Content Editor

The job involves researching, writing and editing content for the website including features, descriptions, reviews, blogs and guides. As well as written content the job will require the successful candidate to source, edit and resize product images.

The job also involves website stock management responsibilities; liaising with the website manager and head buyer to create new product records and the stock control system to update existing products.

Hours: 9-5 Monday to Friday
Title of the position: Website Content Editor
Department/location: Outside Head Office, Hathersage
Salary: Dependent on the successful applicant's skills (as a guide between £13-15K p.a.)
Start Date: The position is available immediately
Contact: James Lawton (Website and IT Manager) Email: Phone: 01433 698199
Application: CV with covering letter to

Key areas of responsibility

  • Researching and writing product descriptions and sourcing images

  • Uploading of content to the website

  • Ensure website product data are up to date

  • Regularly review and monitor website content and performance

  • Plan, write and create the monthly email newsletter

  • Website banner advertising administration

  • Recording weekly/monthly site statistics

  • Liaise with the shop managers to input weekly blogs onto the website

  • Liaise with suppliers and colleagues on the development of relevant content for the website and email newsletter

Required Skills

  • English writing skill are essential with a minimum of GCSE English language A to C or equivalent

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Experience of Adobe Photoshop or other photo editing software would be useful but not essential as training will be provided

  • A keen interest in outdoor pursuits and outdoor equipment

  • Although formal typing qualifications aren't required the job role does involve a lot of typing so being able to type quickly and precisely is important.

  • Experience researching, writing and editing online content would be preferable

  • Good communications skills

  • Ability to manage own time and prioritize responsibilities

Outside Ltd. Registered Office, Main Road, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1BB. Registered in England No. 6142911. Vat Reg. 898 3579 42

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