Editor

The company

The Lead Agency is a fast-growing technology business with 15 years’ experience in lead generation and customer acquisition. We are a trusted growth partner to some of the world’s biggest and most ambitious organisations.

We connect consumers to products and services that fulfil their needs, help organisations to find and acquire new customers and enable publishers to monetise their audiences.

We are a thriving company with over 100+ specialists located across our Liverpool HQ, London and New York offices.

The Lead Agency is made up of talented, creative and determined people.  We seek ambitious forward thinkers who are equally passionate and driven for career success.

The job

You will be the face of the Car Keys channel both from a content, journalistic and PR perspective but also from a video and YouTube perspective. Your job will be to continue the great work already made in making Car Keys the number one household brand for car buyers across the UK.

The responsibilities

Overseeing all editorial and video duties for the Car Keys channel.

Managing and building a team of content writers, journalists and videographers.

Planning and developing content strategy balancing commercial and audience needs.

Hitting campaign metrics and performance targets resulting in continued growth of the Car Keys brand.

Creating engaging content that inspires readers and stakeholders alike.

Setting tone of voice and reflecting core values of the Car Keys brand.

Maintaining relationships with car manufacturers for booking press cars for review and attending launches and events.

Working with other teams and stakeholders to define how content fits in and aids wider agency strategies.

The skills

  • A minimum of three years in a journalistic background with a proven and demonstrable track record
  • Excellent written and editorial skills
  • A desire to front video reviews and content on YouTube
  • An ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills with good problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • An understanding of SEO and content marketing would be beneficial
  • You must be at least 25 years old with a clean driving licence: In order to be insured to drive certain vehicles, car manufacturers stipulate journalists must be at least 25 years old

The culture

The Lead Agency is a fast-moving and creative company that believes that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.

We value ambition and persistence, and we encourage each other to drive progress through continual improvement and innovation. We’re working on exciting projects with the potential to transform our industry and allow us to expand both in the UK and internationally.

Our headquarters offer one of Liverpool’s best locations to work in – a bright, open plan office on the 13th floor of the Unity Building, offering spectacular panoramic views of our city.

Balance is important to us, which is why we offer flexible working hours, free personal training and squash games, subsidised gym membership… and a free office bar every Friday! In addition, we have regular nights out and charity events throughout the calendar.

The application

The Lead Agency appreciates the time you’ve taken to consider the details and we welcome your application.

To begin your application please send your CV or LinkedIn profile to careers@theleadagency.com or call +44 (0)151 221 9889 to discuss the role.

Alternatively, apply below.