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From our journalists to commercial team, we have some of the best talent in publishing, striving to inform, challenge and inspire our readers and clients. Our honest and open culture makes us one of the most passionate companies in the business.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

Open Vacancies.

Job purpose

As a US Video Journalist you will work closely with The Independent’s bureaus in New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles to cover live and breaking news with a focus on America.

Reporting to the Head of Multimedia you will react to breaking stories and traffic requirements, work on long form productions when required and pitch original ideas.

You will be expected source footage and monitor and publish content, including live video feeds, to multiple platforms.

This role will mostly be remote and, with many colleagues in the US, you’ll need excellent communication skills and also the experience to make editorial decisions.

You will work Mon – Fri covering US hours (UK evenings and nights) and lead the video department during this time. You will be based in the head office in Kensington, London.

About you

  • You will have news instinct, have the ability to spot a great story and an appreciation of what type of content works well online.
  • Thrive in a fast paced, busy news environment and have the ability to work under pressure.
  • Have the ability to lead shifts and take editorial control when necessary.
  • Strong organisational skills and time management.
  • Have a good understanding of media law and ethics, specifically surrounding copyright.
  • Have an understanding of data analytics and be able to work to targets.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities - what is delivered

  • Work to tight deadlines dictated by a breaking news agenda.
  • Deliver engaging content on multiple platforms.
  • Be comfortable working US hours and covering news with an American focus.
  • Work well with members of other teams to optimise department performance.
  • Ensure your work is always the highest possible standard it can be.
  • Be comfortable in clearing footage from social media and monitoring agency feeds.
  • Ensure any content produced satisfies legal and ethical requirements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of The Independent’s values and always work with those in mind.


Skills and experience

  • Minimum two years’ newsroom experience.
  • Ability to generate stories using video.
  • Identify videos that have high traffic potential.
  • Good awareness of US news, especially politics.
  • Edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Understanding of SEO.
  • NCTJ/BJTC qualification.
  • Ability to switch priorities if required.
  • Confidence communicating with senior editors about ideas and pitches.
  • Trustworthy personality.
  • Ethical behaviour at all times.
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About us

ESI Media is an innovative multichannel media business, with a cross-platform reach of 23.1m. Our brands include the London Evening Standard, The Independent and London Live. We have offices based in the UK and US.

The Evening Standard is an iconic London title that sets the agenda in politics and business, as well as being first with lifestyle content, major news and sports stories, in print and online.

Our future focus is on growing audiences and revenue with a digital first approach.

Newsdesk

The Newsdesk is at the heart of the Evening Standard with a long-standing reputation for breaking exclusive, agenda-setting stories that are followed by national newspapers, broadcasters and media around the world.

As we move to a fully-integrated, digital first operation, the Newsdesk will continue to ensure that the Standard is first with breaking news across all platforms.

About you

You have significant Newsdesk experience and are capable of working across multiple platforms with a team of reporters to produce digital first exclusive stories, pictures and video and cover breaking news around the clock.

You will be able to outline the news agenda to senior editors in daily meetings and respond quickly and competently to their instructions.

Skills and Experience

  • Newsdesk experience and capable of working with a team of reporters to help produce digital first exclusive content and cover breaking news across multiple platforms.
  • Experience working in a dynamic and fast-moving newsroom, a quick, accurate and confident writer.
  • A good communicator able to respond to direction and pass instructions on accurately to the reporting team.
  • A solid understanding of media law and the Editors’ Code of Practice to help ensure all content is legally safe and compliant with expected standards.
  • A good knowledge of current affairs including politics, crime, business, arts, celebrity news, education, health, environment, technology, foreign news and Royal stories.
  • Fluent in the Atex, InCopy and CMS systems.

Role purpose

An Assistant News Editor’s role is to work with senior executives and the Evening Standard’s news team to produce exclusive, digital first content across all platforms and be first with breaking news.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Helping to drive, with direction from senior executives, a team of reporters to produce and source digital first stories, pictures, video and audio content across all platforms.
  • Ensuring the Evening Standard continues to be first with breaking news.
  • Helping to make sure content is delivered in a timely manner, legally safe and compliant form.
  • Helping to generate and deliver ideas for special projects, investigations, campaigns and in-depth pieces.
  • Communicating accurately instructions from senior editors to the News team and ensuring these are delivered in full.
  • Working the necessary hours to help staff the Newsdesk across the full week.
  • You will be accountable to the Executive Editor/Head of News and other senior executives.
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The role

The Independent is looking for a dynamic and creative registered audience producer to work as part of the team responsible for growing the title’s registered audience.

About you

The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of journalism and the workings of a busy digital newsroom. They will understand how news content can lend itself to encouraging users to register or subscribe to Independent products.

The right person will have a positive can-do attitude and be ready to help colleagues in a timely manner, and juggle multiple priorities at once.

Day-to-day you will assist the newly appointed Audience Engagement Editor with everything from producing newsletters, polls and Q&As, to engaging in longer term planning and strategy with the wider team.

The right person will be as comfortable following instructions, as they are working with energy and confidence alone.

As well as assisting the day-to-day smooth running of the registered audience roadmap, you may also be required to help with events and other editorial tasks.

Key responsibilities and skills

  • Creating content to encourage reader registration.
  • Checking content, such as newsletters, meet editorial standards.
  • Creative thinker to maximise growth opportunities around the news agenda.
  • An understanding of journalism and the workings of a news organisation.
  • Assisting the MD and other senior stakeholders with administration tasks.
  • Excellent written English.
  • Confident phone manner to communicate with outside agencies and brands.
  • Work closely with colleagues both in the US, UK and the rest of the world.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience of successfully working in a similar role at a similar title.
  • A journalism qualification is preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with the Independent and our coverage.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Ability to clearly communicate.
  • Experience of working in a dynamic fast-paced media environment.

Expected behaviours

  • Continuous Improvement – Works in a smart, flexible and focussed way, is open to change and suggests ideas for improvements to the way things are done.
  • Collaboration – Builds and maintains positive and supportive working relationships with colleagues. Helps to create an inclusive and professional work environment.
  • Building Capability – Keeps own knowledge and skill set current and evolving and looks for ways to continue learning to support the achievement of business objectives.
  • Quality Service – Delivers high quality and efficient service and takes account of the diverse customer needs and requirements when looking at ways to improve service quality.
  • Responsive Delivery - Works to agreed business goals and objectives and deals with challenges in a constructive and responsive way. Takes personal responsibility for quality of outputs.
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About us

ESI Media is an innovative multichannel media business, with a cross-platform reach of 23.1m. Our brands include the London Evening Standard, The Independent and London Live. We have offices based in the UK and US.

The Evening Standard is an iconic London title that sets the agenda in politics and business, as well as being first with lifestyle content, major news and sports stories, in print and online.

Our future focus is on growing audiences and revenue with a digital first approach.

The team: ES Magazine

ES Magazine is the Evening Standard's weekly magazine and digital imprint. We are a dynamic, highly creative and enthusiastic team who work to deliver a digital first offering and premium print product filled with market-leading covers, thought-provoking and challenging profile interviews, glossy fashion shoots and authoritative beauty, culture, travel and food coverage. Additionally, the magazine features outstanding columnists who lead the cultural conversation as befits one of the world’s leading capitals

As a team, we are moving towards a new form of working, one which is nimble and synergetic in nature, in the vein of a start-up enterprise, with an emphasis on working collaboratively and sharing responsibility.

Here follows a detailed job description. We will all be expected to pivot across and into areas outside our direct roles to ensure a leaner and more efficient operation, with a renewed focus on digital platforms.

About you

You are an excellent communicator with a strong editorial / content and journalism background, with senior leadership experience, great commercial acumen and the ability to deliver under pressure.

Highly organised, culturally astute and a great people manager with excellent attention to detail and an understanding of journalism law.

You are full of innovative commercial and editorial ideas, have a phenomenal black book of contacts and collaborators in fashion, the arts and photography.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience of editing and title.
  • Experience of sub-editing and proofreading both print and online content
  • Experienced at planning, commissioning and editing content
  • Managing a production process on deadline and on budget
  • Able to deliver high-quality content to an outside brief
  • Commercial experiences working with clients
  • Experience working in a dynamic and fast-moving environment, a quick, accurate and confident writer.
  • Able to work with external freelancers and contributors

Role purpose

This is a high profile leadership position in the ESI stable. The ES Editor is a key brand ambassador for the company and must be able to deliver an exciting vision and lead a creative team. As well as being a skilled editorial executive, they will have a strong business sense, great brand contacts and be able to operate their own P and L. They should be an innovator across print and digital.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Being a key member of the senior leadership team
  • Producing a high quality, industry leading title
  • Entrepreneurial to commercial needs
  • Commissioning and overseeing the commissioning of ingenious editorial from interviews, cover stars, fashion shoots and beyond for both print and digital
  • Meticulous fact checking and editing of copy
  • Leading a creative team

Expected behaviours

  1. Continuous Improvement – Works in a smart, flexible and focussed way, is open to change and suggests ideas for improvements to the way things are done.
  2. Collaboration – Builds and maintains positive and supportive working relationships with colleagues. Helps to create an inclusive and professional work environment.
  3. Building Capability – Keeps own knowledge and skill set current and evolving and looks for ways to continue learning to support the achievement of business objectives.
  4. Quality Service – Delivers high quality and efficient service and takes account of the diverse customer needs and requirements when looking at ways to improve service quality.
  5. Responsive Delivery - Works to agreed business goals and objectives and deals with challenges in a constructive and responsive way. Takes personal responsibility for quality of outputs.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: You will be based at our Head office in Kensington, London, W8.

ESI Media is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

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Job purpose

Evening Standard and The Independent currently outsources the support of IT. We need to review future support provision which could require the migration of several core systems and support. This is initially and 18 month role, with a potential to become permanent

About you

You are an experienced IT leader who has knowledge of the publishing industry and advertising and publishing systems.

You understand modern cloud environments and have the capability to develop and execute a plan to migrate to it.

You are able to deliver a strong agile and effective IT framework for the future in a cost efficient manner.

Skills and Experience

  • Able to develop and deliver an IT Strategy in line with business direction
  • Experience of significant systems project management
  • In depth understanding of cloud architecture, in particular Azure
  • Managed an outsourced IT support function
  • Control of significant budgets and responsibility for procurement of software and hardware

Key responsibilities

  • Review future support options. If required, ensure clear migration path for both the Evening Standard and Independent.
  • Establish new resourcing if required
  • Negotiate new contracts and licensing with application providers
  • Ensure that the IT and network security meets business need and is reviewed regularly
  • Ensuring deployed systems and services meet the business needs and availability
  • Establish and ensure compliance with appropriate IT policies
  • Procurement of IT equipment and software.
  • Setting and control of budget.
  • Develop an IT strategy for the Evening Standard as a whole, and ensure that business IT requirements are analysed, working with each department to determine and deliver their IT requirements.
  • Maintain a rigorous change management process

About us

The Evening Standard is an iconic London brand, recognised as setting the agenda in politics and business, as well as being first with lifestyle content, major news and sports stories.

We are UK’s largest quality daily and online newspaper, with one of the fastest growing audiences in the UK. We provide brands and marketers with an unparalleled gateway to London's high-value audiences through digital, print, social and events. ES Magazine, Homes and Property and ecommerce platform ES Best are all market leading in their fields, and add to the compelling Evening Standard portfolio.

We are proud of our history and firmly set on a future that is focused on growing audiences and revenue with a digital first entrepreneurial approach.

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About us

Independent Digital News Media Ltd (IDNML) is an innovative multichannel media business, with a global audience of over 100m unique users each month. Our portfolio of brands including The Independent, Indy Best and Indy 100, offers advertisers cross-platform quality content and a range of audiences.

In addition to advertising, we have seen significant growth in the areas of licensing and syndication, reader revenue including subscriptions, contributions and ecommerce, and professional services. We have offices based in the UK and US.

Job purpose

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive who will be responsible for the implementation and operational delivery of the consumer marketing strategy for The Independent. The growth of the consumer business requires a dedicated focus, one that determines how best to engage with consumers across propositions to drive reader revenues.

This role is required to implement and assess all marketing activity for the business, ensuring campaigns are prioritised in line with pre-set KPIs and business expectations. The successful candidate must understand consumer demand, needs and issues and formulate viable consumer relation solutions to increase acquisition, engagement and retention.

This role reports directly to the Digital Subscriptions Marketing Manager and will be assessed on their ability to plan, activate and assess marketing campaigns and activities that drive traffic, engagement and registrations, as well as revenue through subscriptions, contributions, events and e-commerce in the UK and overseas.

The team

The role sits within reader revenues, the division responsible for IDNML’s revenue diversification strategy and the growth of B2C based revenues. You will be an integral part of the Marketing team that works alongside the centralised Data and Customer Success teams, devising suitable solutions to increase customer value and engagement whilst maximising revenue opportunities.

About you

  • An aspiring marketing generalist with B2C experience
  • Highly creative thinker, excellent at idea generation and visualisation
  • Data-driven and enthusiastic about performance marketing
  • Requirement to be self-motivated, highly organised and able to work to demanding deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong commercial awareness with a need to identify changes and opportunities in the market
  • A willingness to continuously improve, being adaptable and agile to align working methods with the needs of the business.

Job purpose

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive who will be responsible for the implementation and operational delivery of the consumer marketing strategy for The Independent. The growth of the consumer business requires a dedicated focus, one that determines how best to engage with consumers across propositions to drive reader revenues.

This role is required to implement and assess all marketing activity for the business, ensuring campaigns are prioritised in line with pre-set KPIs and business expectations. The successful candidate must understand consumer demand, needs and issues and formulate viable consumer relation solutions to increase acquisition, engagement and retention.

This role reports directly to the Digital Subscriptions Marketing Manager and will be assessed on their ability to plan, activate and assess marketing campaigns and activities that drive traffic, engagement and registrations, as well as revenue through subscriptions, contributions, events and e-commerce in the UK and overseas.

Key responsibilities

  • Resume responsibility for the day-to-day running of our anonymous-to-known and reader-revenue acquisition strategy, with a primary focus on free newsletter sign ups, registrations, contributions, and subscriptions – in pursuit of the annual reader-revenue target
  • Formulate monthly media/marketing plans that provides an overview of the activities that the team will launch in pursuit of the above. Estimate traffic, reach and engagement to accurately forecast conversion and ROI
  • Work in conjunction with the Commercial teams to manage our owned inventory campaigns (display, apple news and other) to achieve results against the pre-set media/marketing plan
  • Work with the CRM team to plan acquisition campaigns and initiatives around the overarching consumer contact strategy including but not limited to emails, trigger communications, push notifications, direct mail and newsletter template merchandising. Learn about our DMP - Permutive - and begin to scope out plans that can achieve our contact strategy objectives
  • Work with our performance marketing agency and product team to maximise acquisitions among our key audience segments via our onsite prompts and conversion funnels. This will involve idea generation for testing ideas, collaboration with the marketing designer on prompt templates, and working with product UX designer to continually streamline the checkout flow
  • Build campaign landing pages using our CMS and implement ongoing price testing programmes to optimise conversion
  • Take full responsibility for creative briefs and work with the marketing team designer to ensure successful delivery of required campaign assets. Prepare and review supporting ad copy and ad merchandising to enable onsite and offsite activity
  • Complete regular audits of our activity to ensure they are driving customer value and aligning to the core business objectives. Present plans to the Marketing Manager that identify what activities should be prioritised for improvement/development whilst also identifying activities and tactics that are detrimental to performance and overall efficiency of the team
  • Related to the above, formulate test plans by marketing channel to improve performance for core KPIs
  • Prepare and distribute regular performance reports that highlights performance against KPIs and provide recommendations for improvement. Maintain automated reporting suites that allow individuals to ‘self-serve’ and access information in real-time
  • Keep abreast of industry and competitor developments, identifying opportunities and acting on these.

Skills and experience

Mandatory requirements:

  • Experience managing direct and digital marketing strategies within a B2C environment
  • Practical experience and knowledge of running customer acquisition and engagement strategies
  • Ability to work on multiple projects to tight deadlines
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Desirable requirements

  • Degree level professional qualification in Marketing or equivalent
  • Experience within news, media and/or publishing
  • Understand and practical experience using Adobe Analytics
  • Understand and practical experience using Permutive
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The campaign manager will be responsible for the day to day management of digital campaigns these includes; trafficking ad campaigns, optimising, testing/troubleshooting, reporting and ensuring all campaigns deliver fully according to clients KPIs goals.

About you

  • Familiarity and understanding of current digital advertising offerings and products.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a high-paced environment.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to deal and listen to people at all levels.
  • Support Sales teams with reports and analysis for campaign delivery and pitches.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft package including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook as well as Google packages.

The operations team

The operations team consists of four main parts: Campaign Management, Programmatic Operations, Data and Ad Technology. This Data Analyst will be working with the data team having a focus on programmatic reporting outputs. The operations team has grown from 2 to 16+ members with in the span of the last 3 years.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • To ensure full delivery of booked advertising campaigns (programmatic PG and PMP or direct IO) and to support the online sales team reach sales targets.
  • To provide insight and analysis into inventory availability across ESI Media websites and assist ESI Media achieve the maximum sell through rate.
  • Recommend distribution and allocation of ad inventory to meet existing and anticipated commitments to advertisers.
  • To provide insight and analysis into user behaviour across ESI Media websites and interpret for aiding sales pitches and campaign delivery.
  • Strive to find efficiencies in current workflows.
  • Manage and monitor online ad campaigns using GAM and Internal Campaign Manager spreadsheets.
  • Optimisation of campaigns to improve performance and to obtain additional revenue (viewability, clicks and impressions).
  • Highlight problem campaigns and recommend delivery solutions and optimisations.
  • Ensure full delivery of booked impressions and revenue.
  • Using data segments to enhance campaign reach, providing useful insights on lookalike audiences.
  • Using data studio/other reporting tool to extrapolate meaningful data.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge on Google Ad Manager (GAM) is essential, preferably from a publisher background.
  • Knowledge on CRM tools like Salesforce, Adpoint.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, to prioritise workload and deliver accurate information on time to a high standard – and be comfortable under pressure and amenable to out of hours issue resolution.
  • Some understanding with online advertising, sales, and marketing concepts & metrics.
  • Good understanding of HTML, JavaScript & Rich Media knowledge.
  • An analytical and systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to prioritise and delegate workload to meet deadlines and SLA's.
  • Ability to "think outside of the box"
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly.
  • Flexible and willing to go the extra mile.

ESI Media is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: This role will be remote to begin with as our company closely follows the latest guidelines surrounding Covid-19 but will ultimately be based in our High Street Kensington office.

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The Role

We are looking for a Data Scientist to be responsible for designing, maintaining, and enhancing complex online advertising models and forecasts through the use of relevant tools to produce various datasets that could be used to optimise advertising monetisation setups.

This role will provide support mainly to the AdOps data team to build forecasting datasets, cluster analysis, pattern identification, and behavioural models, with a main (but in no way exclusive) focus on the Evening Standard brand. This role is perfect for someone who has a strong mathematical background and has previous experience (2-3 years) working in a data science role, looking to take the next step in their data science career and to explore the thriving media industry.

About You

  • You will possess advance data skills and thrive in an environment with large volumes of data and be able to present the reports in a timely fashion
  • You have the ability to decode a complex query into an easy and digestible manner, reporting it to various key stakeholders
  • You thrive in a fast pace, high demanding environment
  • You are a problem solver and won’t stop until you have figured out the answer
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and time keeping are key to this role

The Operations Team

The operations team consists of four main parts: Campaign Management, Programmatic Operations, Data and Ad Technology. You will be working with the data team and have a focus on modelling and forecasting. The operations team has grown from 2 to 16+ members with in the span of the last 3 years.

Key Responsibilities

  • Rapidly develop proficient working knowledge of all platforms used within the AdOps data team
  • Design, develop and maintain models and forecasts to allow the optimal and efficient allocation of digital advertising inventory
  • Design and develop algorithms for the automatic classification of products/placements/behaviours and opportunities
  • Use data analysis to facilitate revenue growth
  • Find new ways to look into data that can produce valuable insights
  • Ensure that required reporting is done in an accurate and timely manner to ensure complete and accurate revenue recognition
  • Identify inefficiencies in our processes and contribute towards their amendment with compelling analysis
  • Constantly optimise the code base to improve running times and performance of daily/routine jobs
  • Identify revenue opportunities for better inventory allocation and or pricing of products and/or placements
  • Handle all data securely and responsibly, observing the Data Protection Act and Company Code of Conduct

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in a paid data science role – MUST
  • Advanced Python skills
  • Solid knowledge of SQL across a number of platforms including cloud e.g. BigQuery
  • Experienced with cloud-based data pipeline processing solutions (GCP or AWS)
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of ML techniques: classification and regression trees, SVMs, Linear programs, Integer programs
  • Grasp of statistical significance, confidence intervals, sampling
  • Part of an Agile delivery team
  • Robust analytical abilities and quantitative skills including experience of providing reporting and optimization analysis
  • Ability to work to deadlines, to prioritize work load and deliver accurate information on time to a high standard – and be comfortable under pressure and amenable to out of hours issue resolution.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a high-paced environment

ESI Media is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: You will be based at our Head office in Kensington, London, W8, but due to the pandemic will start off working remotely

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The Independent is looking for a Deputy International Editor to play a key role in commissioning, editing and publishing stories from our correspondents and contributors around the world.

The ideal candidate will have first-hand foreign reporting experience, a good knowledge of international affairs as well as a deep understanding of all aspects of online journalism.

You must be confident leading coverage of breaking stories, driving exclusives, spotting great follow-ups and writing enticing headlines.

Key responsibilities

  • Commission, edit and publish breaking news stories and longer-term exclusives
  • Write engaging headlines for all articles, including news, features, analysis and comment
  • Work closely and collaboratively with senior news editors and other department heads
  • Work with the audience team to ensure articles adhere to key SEO principles

Skills and experience

  • At least two years’ experience in a similar role for a national newspaper or news website
  • A proven track record of editing breaking news under intense deadline pressure
  • Skilled at writing engaging headlines
  • Understanding of how to use SEO and social media to drive audience engagement

ESI Media is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: You will usually be based at our Head office in Kensington, London, W8. Due to the pandemic, we are currently working from home until restrictions ease.

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The role

We are looking for a Data Engineer who will be responsible for designing, maintaining, and enhancing complex online advertising data pipelines through the use of relevant tools to produce various datasets that could be used to optimise advertising monetisation setups.

This position will provide support mainly to the AdOps data team to build ETLs, find issues and help resolve them.

About you

  • You will possess advance data skills and thrive in an environment with large volumes of data and be able to present the reports in a timely fashion
  • You have the ability to decode a complex query into an easy and digestible manner, reporting it to various key stakeholders
  • You thrive in a fast pace, high demanding environment
  • You are a problem solver and won’t stop until you have figured out the answer
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and time keeping are key to this role

The Operations team

The operations team consists of four main parts: Campaign Management, Programmatic Operations, Data and Ad Technology. This Data Engineer will be working with the data team having a focus on pipeline building and management. The operations team has grown from 2 to 16+ members with in the span of the last 3 years.

Key responsibilities

  • Rapidly develop proficient working knowledge of all platforms used within the AdOps data tem
  • Identify any issues and report them to the stakeholders
  • Develop ETLs to accumulate and report efficiently
  • Use data analysis to facilitate revenue growth
  • Find new ways to look into data that can produce valuable insights
  • Ensure that required reporting is done in an accurate and timely manner to ensure complete and accurate revenue recognition
  • Handle all data securely and responsibly, observing the Data Protection Act and Company Code of Conduct

Skills and experience

  • Proficient with SQL across a number of platforms including cloud e.g. BigQuery
  • Confident with reporting and data visualisation tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, Domo or Google Data Studio
  • Experienced with cloud-based data pipeline processing solutions (GCP or AWS)
  • Experience of job scheduling and data pipeline automation
  • Exposure to data warehouse practises and principles
  • Experienced with testing methodologies and approaches
  • Part of an Agile delivery team
  • Proficient with at least one other major programming language such as Python, C# or R
  • Robust analytical abilities and quantitative skills including experience of providing reporting and optimization analysis
  • Ability to work to deadlines, to prioritize work load and deliver accurate information on time to a high standard – and be comfortable under pressure and amenable to out of hours issue resolution.
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a high-paced environment

ESI Media is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations. Closing date is

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: You will usually be based at our Head office in Kensington, London, W8. Due to the pandemic, we are currently working from home.

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