Reference number gomw-450

Employer Haymarket

Job type Full Time

Key tasks

- To ensure Autocar’s online reviews are continually refreshed and updated for both SEO optimisation and accuracy
- To work with the Road Test team to ensure all first drives and reviews are scheduled for the embargo times on the website, and to liaise with news/web team to ensure homepage/social promotion is provided
- To sub, upload into Autocar CMS and SEO optimise first drives/reviews as they are received, ensuring they are ready for publication
- To manage, update and upload Autocar’s online long-term test reports
- To manage and update the Top 10s section of the Autocar website
- To manage the data pages of Autocar magazine, ensuring all information is regularly checked, updated and accurate
- To work with digital editor and SEO team to ensure continued growth of web traffic to Autocar reviews and first drives
- To assist the executive editor with subbing of general online and print Autocar content when needed
- To work with the news/web team to ensure social and homepage promotion of first drive, review and long-term reports, and to liaise with the sales department to ensure relevant reviews are promoted at key times
- There will be limited opportunities to conduct first drives and reviews of cars, as requested by the road test editor
- Due to the always on nature of the website and embargo times, some flexible working outside of office hours will be required to sub and upload first drives on short deadlines.

Ideal candidate
- Will have experience of working confidently with CMS (ideally Drupal-based), and have knowledge of general SEO principles and best practice
- Will have experience in sub-editing and proofing, ideally to tight deadlines, and ideally some experience of editing and/or writing car reviews
- Will be familiar with InDesign and GoPublish print production systems
- Will have a strong knowledge of the car market, key models and features
- Will have a good eye for detail and accuracy, and an ability to research and check information quickly and accurately
- Will have strong organisational skills, and be able to display initiative and work independently
- Will be full of enthusiasm and ideas to further improve, develop and grow Autocar’s reviews section and website as a whole.

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