Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Managing Editor

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Managing Editor to work for a Police Force in Westminster.

Please see below for more information and to apply please contact Lewis on 01772 208962.


Role: Managing Editor
Location: Westminster
Pay: £390-£500 per day
Job Description - Managing Editor
Working under Head of Content.


Managing Editor - Responsibilities



  • Deputising for the Head of Content for certain meetings.

  • Support review cycles to ensure services meet UX and content strategy.

  • Reviewing operational requirements and produce build briefs for the content team to deliver against.

  • Support the review and revision of the content strategy with the Head of Content.

  • Support the review and revision of governance policies including plain english, tone of voice, style guide, accessibility.

  • Be the evangelist for the design pattern library, policing and encouraging its use across the services on the platform.

  • Know how to design content for use across multiple channels and identify the simplest and best way to go out of a variety of approaches.

  • Work with and challenge senior stakeholders.

  • Know how to prioritise and mitigate constraints and turn them into an advantage.

    As well as knowing how to adapt the approach depending on the constraints.

  • Understand and practice good risk management.

  • Help support and embed good practice within the team.

  • Know how to build consensus between groups or highly independent and diverse stakeholders.

  • Have sufficient understanding of and ability to spot potential security concerns.

  • Be able to step up for incident management.


Knowledge



  • Knowledge of agile ways of working and user centered content design

  • Be an advocate for best practice and good content

  • Strong editorial judgement : know how to tell a story and carry a narrative through content

  • Up to speed on emerging digital trends and culture

  • EPIServer Experience - if not Epi then another / other enterprise level CMS


Skills



  • Confident communicator : able to persuade, negotiate , influence, network and work with stakeholders

  • Excellent presentation presentation skills with experience presenting content

  • propositions and deliverables to production owners and stakeholders

  • Up to date with the latest content trends, ensuring our solutions and responding accordingly.


Experience



  • Have a proven track record developing content to meet user needs for digital services

  • Experience working collaboratively in fast-paced agile teams

  • Strong original writing for different topics, audience groups, purposes , styles and formats.

  • Experience developing content strategies or proposing content solutions to solve business challenges.

  • Experience scoping and commissioning content

  • Experience translating user and business needs into content artefacts (site-maps, content wireframes, prototypes etc)

  • Open to constructive criticism whilst able to defend the design and user centred focus and principles of the platform

  • Extensive experience of writing for the web; able to write micro copy for user interfaces as well as able to produce long form copy if required and understand where each might be used to best effect)

  • Experience relating what users need to an existing content set, identifying gaps and overlaps.

  • Extensive experience working in content publishing systems