Last edited 26 Oct 2018

Editor, construction website, London

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WANTED: Editor with practical experience of the construction industry.

Are you passionate about the construction industry? Do you have practical experience of working on built environment projects so you understand the processes and issues involved? Are you an exceptional writer with a flair for research, able to write about technical subjects for a professional audience?

About us

Designing Buildings Wiki is the free, open-access knowledge base for the construction industry used by 4 million people a year. Our successful platform has been running for 6 years and is the go-to source of construction knowledge.

The role

We’re looking for a full-time editor to manage the day-to-day operation of the site, with the vision and drive to help us grow.

The role includes:

  • Helping develop and implement our ambitious plans for growth.
  • Researching and writing factual, ‘encyclopaedic’ articles about construction industry subjects.
  • Supporting our sponsors in creating and promoting articles.
  • Editing user-generated articles and sourcing articles from industry experts.
  • Preparing newsletters.
  • Managing daily communications and social media.
  • Attending meetings and networking events.

Remuneration: £35 to £40k depending on experience and skills.

Designing Buildings Wiki is based in Clapham, London, but the successful candidate will be home-based, able to make regular meetings in London but with the flexibility of working remotely.

How to apply

Send your CV to [email protected] with ‘job application’ in the subject line. Your application should include 2-3 examples of professional writing you have done in the past.

Deadline: 5:00pm, Friday 23 November 2018.