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Digital Sub-Editor

  • Department: Online Marketing
  • Location: Hammersmith
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 2022

Our mission remains unchanged: to service the needs and aspirations of our customers and help create new stories. Whoever our customers are and wherever they come from, they can expect to be treated with grace, courtesy and care.

About You

You will have a forensic eye for detail and subbing experience, ideally within the digital space. An understanding of SEO and the structure/optimisation of the online customer journey would be an advantage. You will be super organised and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensuring editorial accuracy and house style on all content including the Harrods app, four social media channels, online editorial and emails
  • Managing multiple social media posts every day, ensuring each one is perfect
  • Sub-editing copy – editing/rewriting/fitting
  • Fact-checking copy
  • Writing headlines, standfirsts and captions
  • Proofreading

What is important?

  • Organisation is important to our team; we are expected to be consistent and accurate. Over time, we’ve built a reputation we are proud of.
  • Our team is approachable and efficient – we need someone who shares our values and understands the importance of our place in the business.
  • Sometimes we are very busy; our team shares the load, supports each other and wins as a team. We set deadlines, we hit those deadlines.

Our Promise to You

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

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