Digital Editor, Save The Student

Location: Canary Wharf, London
Salary details: £25-30,000pa
Closes: 11/09/2018

We’re on a quest to find an experienced and passionate editor to join our team in East London.

Since 2007 Save the Student has grown to become the UK’s leading student money website. Our mission is to educate and support university students in making their money go further.

Trusted, high quality yet light-hearted content is essential to our ethos, and we pride ourselves on putting students first.

You’ll be working alongside other editors to publish first-class, engaging content to our 2 million monthly readers.

We’re a friendly and experienced team, making digital waves from a 60ft open-plan yacht moored in a vibrant Canary Wharf dock!

You will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Being the face of content on the site
  • Overall long-term content strategy
  • Coming up with fresh and exciting content ideas
  • Researching, copywriting & editing informative articles
  • Sourcing, editing and placing images within articles
  • Editing and proofreading the work of others
  • Distributing content across social media channels
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest student finance & consumer news.
  • Working on new and exciting projects

Only apply if you:

  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in some type of editorial work
  • Have a genuine interest in personal finance, consumer and student issues
  • Are a stickler about spelling and grammar
  • Have experience with online editing
  • Have been to university
  • Are passionate about helping people
  • Keep up with pop culture
  • Can meet tight deadlines
  • Have a GSOH (at risk of sounding like a lonely hearts ad)
  • Are happy to work with our friendly office dog (Harry the Havanese)

This is a rare opportunity to be at the forefront of creative decisions and be read by millions. If this all sounds up your alley, we want to hear from you!

How to apply:

Sound like your dream job? Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Write 500 words on what makes you the best candidate for this position
  2. Attach or link to 2 examples of recent work
  3. Attach your favourite meme (of all time)
  4. Attach an up-to-date CV

Send the above via email to mail@savethestudent.org