Full time

Editorial assistant.

We’re looking for an Editorial assistant to join our York team. This is a permanent, full-time role.

Salary: £competitive, plus excellent benefits

Do you have a gift for words and a passion for creating great content? Do you pride yourself on getting things done with accuracy and attention to detail? And can you switch up your style to match a huge variety of different audiences, topics, industries and brands?

If this sounds like you, read on…

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Helping to deliver quality content for our clients
  • Interviewing people and dialling in to virtual events to capture the source material for articles, videos and podcasts
  • Completing background reading and research towards client projects
  • Drafting articles, scripts and content for professional social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Yammer and intranets
  • Proof-reading documents, tidying up transcripts and checking subtitles
  • Supporting Writers & Editors with admin and project management when required.

      Your skills and experience

      Confident and flexible writing skills; honed from one or more of the following:

      • Working in journalism or social media
      • Working for marketing or internal communication teams – either as part of an agency or in-house at a large organisation
      • Contributing written work to external publications or the internal channels of the organisations you’ve worked for
      • Building your own online presence through either social media, blogging or vlogging
      • Writing as a hobby

      Organised and detailed delivery; with particular competence in most of the following;

      • Prioritisation to meet deadlines
      • Quality control and consistency
      • Presentation and communication
      • Adaptability to different styles and formats of content.

      Our ideal candidate will be

      • Confident, outgoing, resilient and positive
      • Naturally goes above and beyond to deliver an amazing client experience
      • Ambitious and motivated by hard work and achievement
      • Passionate about learning and developing; Learns quickly, seeks feedback and enjoys new challenges
      • High levels of personal accountability
      • Enjoys being part of a team and making work fun.

      What we offer

      You’ll be part of a vibrant, energetic, award-winning team. We love what we do, support each other, and get a buzz from working together to delight clients and colleagues. You’ll learn every day, working with some of the best in the business, tackling projects for household-name brands and clients that span every industry sector. You’ll also work closely with our wider team of consultants and writers based at our head office in York.

      You’ll have the opportunity to develop your career in a dynamic and growing business, having plenty of fun along the way. You’ll get a healthy remuneration package and discretionary bonus scheme, coaching and development, regular away days, private healthcare, death in service benefit and pension scheme.

      This role will ideally be based from the York office and is likely to involve occasional opportunities to travel to either our clients’ locations or our London office.

      To apply for this role, please send a covering letter and your CV to recruitment@scarlettabbott.co.uk or click the ‘apply now‘ button.

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