WANTED: Weekend Content Editor for LBC

Hello there! We’re hiring a content editor to bring LBC’s weekend output to life across digital and social channels. We want this person to take LBC’s most shareable on-air content and turn it viral. Working with video, audio and text, you will turn our content into compelling articles that help set the news agenda and make LBC the go-to place for opinion across all our media. Click post for more details.

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to editorial-jobs@global.com with FAO Weekend Content Editor (LBC) in the subject line.

Reporting to: Managing Editor, LBC.co.uk
Location: Leicester Square, London

Overall Purpose
Play an essential role in creating compelling content that sets the news agenda and bringing LBC’s award-winning on-air content to the online environment.

What you’ll be doing
You’ll be creating content from LBC’s radio output, curating articles using video, audio and social media to create original, shareable material.

You’ll be a social media expert who knows how to take advantage of social media to turn our shareable content viral.

You’ll be a news and politics junkie who loves getting original and interesting stories, using innovative tools to create compelling content.

You’ll be responsible for editing video for online use to support editorial needs, both on air and online, including the visualization of live on air content, and also editing audio and video for online use to support the website’s editorial needs.

Using image editing software (Photoshop), to create accompanying pieces of design for use on the website, on videos and audio content.

You’ll be familiar with best practices on key social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Working closely with the editorial team to drive revenues, users, customer satisfaction and advocacy to the content you create and the LBC website in general.

Creating a great working relationship with the LBC presenters, particularly the weekend line-up.

This job will be from Thursday to Sunday (37.5hours per week)

You’ll have these skills and experience
You’ll need a good awareness of news and politics.

You’ll be obsessed with social media and how to use it to spread our content to as wide an audience as possible

You’ll be into all multi-media with video, audio and photography and have a decent knowledge of video/audio editing.

Experienced in creating compelling online content and an understanding of online media and their relation to offline media.

Reporting on and analysing online user engagement.

Knowledge and use of Photoshop or similar.

On top of that, you’ll be someone who:
Has outstanding communications skills.

Can react timely to breaking stories to deliver topical and engaging content.

And of course you’ll demonstrate our Global behaviours:
Straight talking and sincere
Love to deliver
Obsessive about detail
Strive to do it differently

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to editorial-jobs@global.com with FAO Weekend Content Editor (LBC) in the subject line.

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Steven Wilson-Beales

Content strategy consultant
I'm Head of Editorial at Global Radio, London looking after a fantastic range of websites including Capital FM, Capital Xtra, Heart, XFM, LBC, Classic FM and Smooth. Find me on and Twitter. Please feel free to email me here.