Editor for TopMBA.com

QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd

The digital marketing team at QS is looking for an experienced editor for one of our flagship websites, TopMBA.com.

About Us

QS is the leading provider of information in the career and education sectors for students worldwide. The company undertakes primary research, publishes career guides, operates a number of websites, aimed at consumers and B2B audiences, and stages student fairs, seminars and forums.

Headquartered in London, the company is very much international in character, with a culturally diverse team (200+) of staff and branch offices worldwide.

We are a young, dynamic and entrepreneurial company, established in 1990, with a workforce that strives for quality, excellence and creativity.

TopMBA.com, with a target audience of professionals looking to further their career with an MBA, works with schools and data teams to provide comprehensive information and services to MBA candidates, to offer an advertising platform for business schools, and to cover global education trends on a daily basis.

About the Role

Reports to: Head of Digital Marketing & Content

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated editor to work on our successful business education website, TopMBA.com.

Leading the editorial team, you will be responsible for developing and editing authoritative, engaging and compelling content for one of the world’s biggest MBA websites, as well as a biannual print publication and other digital media platforms. You will work closely with cross-functional teams and freelancers to ensure content is developed in line with market requirements to excellent standards, on budget, and on schedule.

You will be capable of working individually and as part of a wider team.

The role requires an excellent understanding of the business education market, current and future trends, strong organizational and project-management skills, and the ability to manage internal and/or freelance writers.

About You

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Sound knowledge of best practice with regards to content marketing;
  • Editorial experience in educational publishing, including experience of digital components;
  • Knowledge of CMS (Drupal a plus);
  • Solid experience with SEO;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Experience working collaboratively and flexibly within cross-functional teams;
  • A good eye for detail, and a critical approach to analyzing materials, based on a good understanding of business school and prospective MBA students’ needs;
  • A solid honours degree or equivalent;
  • The ability to take on demanding projects to tight deadlines;
  • Thorough research skills and an ability to build expertise and a network of contacts quickly;
  • The ability to convey complex messages to a diverse, international audience;
  • An ability to work independently and to use initiative to work towards editorial targets and goals;
  • Strong internal and external communication skills;
  • Excellent English both in writing and speaking (additional languages a plus).

What you’ll get in return

  • Work with a young, dynamic team
  • Work with international offices
  • Great company benefits including monthly team lunches and drinks with the company

To Apply:

Send your CV and a short covering letter. You may be asked to complete a short writing task.

Alongside your cover letter, please provide us with examples of your writing if applicable.

We can only consider those applicants who have legal status to work in the UK.

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