Construction website content editor, London
The deadline for applications for this position has now passed.
Designing Buildings Wiki is a free-to-use, open-access knowledge base for the construction industry. Anyone can create, edit, share and read articles about property development, design, construction and facilities management. Designing Buildings Wiki gets 16,000 page views a day, making it one of the most popular construction industry websites. It is supported by BRE, BSRIA, CIOB, RSH+P, Buro Happold and Development Securities.
We’re excited to be creating a new role for a full-time content editor.
We are looking for a dedicated, hard-working and knowledgeable individual who has the vision to help us continue to grow as well as the energy and diligence to manage the day-to-day operation of the site, connecting with writers and researching and preparing new articles.
The role will include:
- Helping develop and implement our ambitious plans for growth.
- Writing factual articles.
- Checking user-generated articles.
- Ensuring existing articles remain up to date.
- Promoting articles on social media.
- Preparing newsletters and managing mailing lists.
- Sourcing new articles from industry experts and peers.
- Responding to queries.
Remuneration will be £30 to £35k depending on experience and skills.
Applicants should be passionate about the construction industry and have practical experience working on projects. Exceptional writing skills are a must as we strive to present and share complex technical subjects with wide audiences. A good working knowledge of social media and website operation is desirable.
Designing Buildings Wiki is based in Clapham, London, and subject to arrangement, the successful candidate may work from home.
How to apply
To apply for this position, send your CV to [email protected] with ‘job application’ in the subject line. In your covering email, please list examples of professional writing that you have done in the past.
Applications should be received by 5:00pm on Friday 7 August 2015.
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