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UK Editor, Den of Geek

Calling all creative leaders, we're seeking an Editor to To manage the day to day editorial team for Den of Geek; executing and evolving the content strategy as set in conjunction with the digital publisher and the Editor-in-chief.


Your Opportunity

You'll join our inspired and inspiring Creative team, giving direction to some of the best minds in the media industry. Full of bright ideas, our writers, researchers, editors, designers and filmmakers have a passion for crafting best-in-class content that engages and excites audiences across a wide range of channels.

You'll be working on Den Of Geek – one of the UK’s most popular and successful entertainment websites, covering films, TV, games, books, comics and more.

An outstanding writer, editor, and leader, you'll hit the ground running, overseeing the creation of stunning, on-brand content. The optimum fit for Den of Geek, you'll also demonstrate a sharp sense of humour, deep and wide knowledge of the entertainment space, next-level knowledge of what gets our ‘Geek’ community talking.

This fast-paced role offers you unrivaled growth and you'll have the chance to shape the future of an exciting, high-performing media brand, connecting with readers in innovative and compelling ways.

As Editor, you'll guide and motivate a talented editorial team to deliver a high standard of editorial excellence. Fusing editorial vision with exceptional organisational skills, you'll oversee the commissioning of freelance support and manage the commissioning process within the team. You'll also need to manage the editorial budget, in conjunction with the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher. As such, you'll strategise and minimise all areas of expenditure while ensuring the utmost quality.

You'll enjoy running regular editorial planning meetings and brainstorming sessions to ensure Den of Geek stays at the very top of its game. We also want you to actively contribute to other initiatives such as events, supplements, marketing and brand.


Why you?

It goes without saying that creativity and exceptional writing and editing skills are a must. We’re looking for an extremely talented and highly experienced Digital Editor, with non-stop ideas and a razor-sharp eye for detail. You'll know what works, what doesn't, and why.

You need to have a true passion for digital media, and a deep and wide knowledge of the space. You’ll also have a love of Entertainment, whether cult TV, Film, Gaming or Comics, with the ability to get inside consumers’ minds and understand what excites them.

Commercially-minded, you'll help drive revenue growth at every turn.

An incredible communicator, you'll have a knack of making colleagues at all levels sit up, listen and take action. You'll be an expert at providing insightful, encouraging feedback, helping the team learn and grow.

Why us?

  • We are unique, and so are you. You’ll enjoy a host of benefits and perks when you join us, on top of a satisfying salary. Here are some other things to think about:
  • We’re award winning. Award-winning brands, award-winning teams and a culture that encourages innovation.
  • Our Commitment. We’re all very proud to work for the benefit of The Heart of England Forest; founded by our late chairman, Felix Dennis. Every employee can plant a tree in their name to be part of our vision and future.
  • We’re always thinking of you. You’ll enjoy plenty of great benefits such as 28 days’ paid holiday, a contributory pension scheme, healthcare cash plan and discounted gym membership.
  • We recognise hard work. After five years with Dennis you’ll earn a 6-week fully paid sabbatical, to indulge yourself as you like! And there’s more…
  • We know how to have fun. Whether it’s swatting up for our pub quizzes, creating a costume for our famous fancy dress parties, or taking part in a fitness challenge as part of our annual charity day - we guarantee you’ll enjoy Dennis life.

Dennis does not discriminate. We’re just interested in your skills, your talent, and your potential. So if you feel like this role is for you, please click apply now. 

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