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We’re looking for a Senior IC Writer and Editor and an IC Writer and Editor to join our fast-growing and award-winning content team in York.

 


 

Senior IC Writer and Editor

Full Time Salary: £ excellent, plus excellent benefits
Job type: Full time, permanent, York-based

Who: We’re scarlettabbott, the award winning internal communication specialists based in York, and more recently London, growing at pace in the UK and Globally, following recent exciting account wins.

Role profile: This is a confident individual with extensive editorial experience and IC consultancy skills.

You will be passionate about great journalism and content creation for both digital and print platforms, but understand the specific challenges and opportunities of communicating with internal audiences and a wide variety of workforces.

You will be an expert writer, editor, design-geek and project manager, you’ll understand the commerciality of producing internal publications to quality, time and budget.

You get a buzz from the busy and at times pressurised environment of agency-life and be confident and capable in your work.

Role responsibilities:

  • Editing, writing, subbing for employee magazines and newspapers
  • Distilling complex company strategic narrative into compelling, accessible content for a variety of audiences across a range of industry sectors
  • Account management – leading creative editorial and client meetings
  • Project management, page planning, scheduling
  • Budget management
  • Briefing designers and illustrators
  • Research and interviewing both face to face and via telephone

Skills and experience:

  • 3+ years experience in journalism, in-house on employee news magazines or in agency in similar Editor role
  • Strong client management skills
  • Highly creative in devising new magazine concepts, columns, features and styles
  • Delivery focused – on time, to high quality and budget
  • Keeps up to date with digital, e-publishing and content development inc. social media
  • An ambition to grow within the agency and become a thought leader and subject matter expert within both the Content and Channels team and the wider agency.

Core skills:

  • Writing/journalism
  • Editing, subbing and proofing
  • Design briefs and photo briefs
  • Exceptional client management
  • Internal communication best practice
  • Tried and tested project management
  • Budget, schedule and time management

The type of person who will flourish in this role:

  • Client centric and naturally goes above and beyond to deliver an amazing client experience
  • Ambitious and motivated by hard work and achievement,
    their own and others
  • High levels of personal accountability
  • Fun, lively, likeable, enjoys a laugh
    (especially when the pressure is on)

For whom…
Some of our clients include Rolls Royce, Wm Morrisons, Dixons Carphone, Severfield, eBay, Naspers, Baker McKenzie, Asda, UK Power Networks, Aviva, Northern, Pinsent Masons, Co-op and Anglian Water.

On offer:

  • A secure and evolving role in an exciting and fast-growing company
  • Yearly remuneration reviews and discretionary bonus scheme
  • Package including Private Healthcare, Pension Scheme and Death in Service benefits
  • Great company culture – an exceptional team spirit in a small, young and enthusiastic group
  • A high level of autonomy, balanced with ample support
  • Opportunities for career development and growth within a successful leading agency.

How to apply

Send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] with covering letter and CV before Friday 23rd February.

 


 

IC Writer and Editor

Full Time Salary: £ excellent, plus excellent benefits
Job type: Full time, permanent, York-based

Who: We’re scarlettabbott, the award winning internal communication specialists based in York, and more recently London, growing at pace in the UK and Globally, following recent exciting account wins.

Role profile: This is a confident individual with extensive editorial experience and IC consultancy skills.

You will be passionate about great journalism and content creation for both digital and print platforms, but understand the specific challenges and opportunities of communicating with internal audiences and a wide variety of workforces.

You will be an expert writer, editor, design-geek and project manager, you’ll understand the commerciality of producing internal publications to quality, time and budget.

You get a buzz from the busy and at times pressurised environment of agency-life and be confident and capable in your work.

Role responsibilities:

  • Editing, writing, subbing for employee magazines and newspapers
  • Distilling complex company strategic narrative into compelling, accessible content for a variety of audiences across a range of industry sectors
  • Account management – leading creative editorial and client meetings
  • Project management, page planning, scheduling
  • Budget management
  • Briefing designers and illustrators
  • Research and interviewing both face to face and via telephone

Skills and experience:

  • 3+ years experience in journalism, in-house on employee news magazines or in agency in similar Editor role
  • Strong client management skills
  • Highly creative in devising new magazine concepts, columns, features and styles
  • Delivery focused – on time, to high quality and budget
  • Keeps up to date with digital, e-publishing and content development inc. social media
  • An ambition to grow within the agency and become a thought leader and subject matter expert within both the Content and Channels team and the wider agency.

Core skills:

  • Writing/journalism
  • Editing, subbing and proofing
  • Design briefs and photo briefs
  • Exceptional client management
  • Internal communication best practice
  • Tried and tested project management
  • Budget, schedule and time management

The type of person who will flourish in this role:

  • Client centric and naturally goes above and beyond to deliver an amazing client experience
  • Ambitious and motivated by hard work and achievement,
    their own and others
  • High levels of personal accountability
  • Fun, lively, likeable, enjoys a laugh
    (especially when the pressure is on)
  • For whom…

For whom…
Some of our clients include Rolls Royce, Wm Morrisons, Dixons Carphone, Severfield, eBay, Naspers, Baker McKenzie, Asda, UK Power Networks, Aviva, Northern, Pinsent Masons, Co-op and Anglian Water.

On offer:

  • A secure and evolving role in an exciting and fast-growing company
  • Yearly remuneration reviews and discretionary bonus scheme
  • Package including Private Healthcare, Pension Scheme and Death in Service benefits
  • Great company culture – an exceptional team spirit in a small, young and enthusiastic group
  • A high level of autonomy, balanced with ample support
  • Opportunities for career development and growth within a successful leading agency.

How to apply

Send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] with covering letter and CV before Friday 23rd February.