The Walt Disney Company Assistant Editor - UK & Spain, ESPN in London, United Kingdom

We are looking for an experienced candidate to fill the permanent position of UK & Spain Assistant Editor for ESPN Editorial, based in Hammersmith London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the content and index curation of ESPN’s UK & Spain Editions. The will work across the two Editions – UK in the English language, Spain in Spanish – as part of ESPN’s global programming network using analytical editorial tools such as Chartbeat & Omniture. Using data, editorial judgement & strategic thinking they will manage the homepage & key sport indexes to best ensure premium content is displayed in the most impactful way.

In addition, content ideas and production will form a key part of the role. A proven ability in generating stories and content ideas will be critical, as well as demonstrating a firm knowledge of the UK and Spain markets.

Responsibilities :

  • Increase in traffic of, & globally

  • Enhanced quality, presentation & amplification of homepages and indexes

  • Suggest content ideas and strategies to further help cut through in a competitive market

Basic Qualifications :

  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of digital and international sport, particularly in the UK and Spanish markets

  • Experience of operating web production processes and workflows

  • Proven experience of editing sport websites and utilising web analytics

  • Must be fully conversant in both English & Spanish.

  • Knowledge of online publishing and editing tools, social media networks, analytical tools and traffic measurement programmes (Chartbeat)

Company Overview :

As part of The Walt Disney Company since 1995, ESPN has been in the United Kingdom since 2001. We have continued to grow our brand presence since 2008 and have become an important brand within the minds of sports fans and in the wider Disney organisation. As a leader in multimedia sports entertainment with over 50 business assets, we televise 65 sports in more than a dozen languages on all seven continents.

At ESPN, success has no bias. It’s contagious. If you’ve got what it takes, it finds you, grabs you, and rumbles the pit of your stomach. Here is a culture that breeds talent. An assembly of premier performances, out-of-this-world technology and challenges that push the boundaries of your skills. It generates confidence, pride, and the will to do better and better. That’s why we’re pioneers in the sports entertainment world – and why you’ll enjoy the thrill of your accomplishments

Additional Information :

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Excellent benefits

  • A diverse and inclusive working environment

Must be comfortable working weekends, late nights and flexible hours

Job ID: 518077BR

Location: London,United Kingdom

Job Posting Company: Media Networks