Content Editor

As a Content Editor you will be directly involved in content creation, from research and coordination, to writing short and long form articles for Tech Nation’s Growth Platform and Growth Programmes.
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About Tech Nation

Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders. We fuel the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies, by providing them with the coaching, content and community they need for their journey in designing the future.

We bring together a network of purposeful founders, leaders and philanthropists, progressive enterprises and policymakers, influential funds and institutions so we can collaborate in building the technological innovation that will improve the future for the UK and beyond. 

We provide learning and content, insights and analysis, coaching and research. We’re laser focused on delivering powerful outcomes and impact, because collectively we want to create a world in which anyone with vision and drive can access the skills and support needed to scale and succeed as a game-changing leader. #WeAreTechNation. We fuel growth. 

Our company values:

  • Deliver impact that lasts
  • Collaborate to innovate
  • Inform to inspire
  • Be all in

About the role

We are looking for a creative Content editor. As a Content Editor you will be directly involved in content creation, from research and coordination, to writing short and long form articles for Tech Nation’s Growth Platform and Growth Programmes. You will play a big part in achieving our ambitious growth targets.

At Tech Nation we put storytelling and resources at the heart of our content, with inspirational, informative and valuable scaling stories being placed at the heart of our Growth Platform. Topics span our campaigns, growth programmes, data and insight projects, events, and work across our 11 UK clusters. Working as part of a wider Marketing team, you will champion, inform, connect and engage the businesses at the forefront of the UK’s digital economy, while telling the story of UK tech.

We need an experienced editor who can ideate, plan, manage logistics, and publish long and short form content as part of the resources and activity planned for building our Growth Platform. Someone to feed into the editorial calendar, brief the relevant teams, and make sure stories are delivered on time, to budget, and of the highest quality. You are super-organised, methodical, a great coordinator and understand our sector. You’ll have a nose for a great story, sound editorial judgement, and a passion for digital tech.

A Day in the Life of the Content Editor might look something like this:

  • Write how-to guides, informational pieces and valuable articles that will bring targeted, high-quality traffic to Tech Nation.
  • Work to editorial calendars to ensure relevant high quality content is produced and made available to our audiences.
  • Work with the marketing team, and wider Tech Nation team, to develop high impact content.
  • Write, commission, edit, upload and publish insightful interviews, topical features, podcasts and other editorial content of interest to our audience of startups, scale-ups, corporates, investors, policymakers, educators and the wider tech community.
  • Ensure that content is produced in line with our organisational objectives and around key search terms for higher traffic and online visibility.
  • Work with the marketing team, and wider Tech Nation teams, to uncover pertinent trends and develop new ideas for content, to enhance our editorial offer.
  • Proofread and edit content to ensure adherence to editorial and tone of voice guidelines, highlight inaccuracies in information or amend spelling and grammatical errors before the content is published.
  • Work with the wider marketing team to upkeep the distinctive, credible and authoritative voice for Tech Nation content and editorial.
  • Champion the power of content internally by empowering in-house experts to share expertise on our own as well as external channels to grow our reach and credibility.
  • Keep on top of news, developments and issues related to the UK digital tech sector.
  • Get under the skin of what our community is talking about and interested in, by attending events.
  • Optimise content by using Google Analytics, keyword search tools and other appropriate tools to optimise copy to meet SEO best practices.
  • Produce copy and content to support other marketing activity such as emails, social media, and the marketing of our key programmes including Future Fifty, Upscale, Rising Stars, Libra and our sector programmes.
  • Conduct video interviews at events from time to time (production skills desirable but not essential).
  • Publish content to the Tech Nation website using Wordpress.

As well as sharing our ambitions and values you will have:

  • Proven work experience as a Content Editor (or similar role)
  • Considerable knowledge and practical experience of output editing, together with a strong interest in the digital tech sector, news, and current affairs
  • Portfolio of published work
  • Excellent writing and editing
  • Ability to identify, prioritise and interpret key stories
  • Sound editorial judgement
  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
  • Familiarity with SEO and keyword research
  • Production skills desirable but not essential

Where to from here?

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. 

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to life at Tech Nation. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.

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We are a small, high performance team with high standards and big ambitions.

We strive for excellence in everything we do. Our aim is to be transformative and collaborative in our work. We focus on speed, scale, resourcefulness and optimism. We never ship junk and never start with ‘no’. We’re solutions oriented and always focus on the outcome and impact of any project or priority.

We’re a curious bunch, creative and a little quirky. We debate things passionately in team meetings and stand-ups. We sometimes disagree how the world should work, but we all agree on making a big difference through our work at Tech Nation. Which is why we love it here and never take it for granted.

Want a peek behind the curtain? Check out our blog on our culture here.

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