Urban Digital Recruitment

Head of Content – Bar/Drink Sector within Global Publisher

Published on September 14, 2023

  • Location: Crawley
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #359
  • Salary: £75,000

Head of Content- Bar/Drink Sector within Global Publisher
West Sussex- 2-3 days working in office
c£70-75k plus benefits

Well-known and respected publisher now seeking a skilled and experienced content expert with excellent writing, presenting and organisational skills and an in-depth knowledge of the bar and/or travel sector.

With events taking place across the world, as well as an ever-expanding content output, this is a challenging and exciting senior role within a growing, innovative and international business.

This will be a demanding role requiring you to be able to travel internationally around 15-20% of the time. Once you are in a new area you may be expected to stay for a week at a time. You will however, get the chance to experience some of the world's best cuisine!

Role Overview

  • Oversight and responsibility for the portfolio
  • Websites, including: content strategy; scheduling; content creation; commissioning and editing (words and images), plus some interviewing and writing
  • Input into, and liaison on, PR and communications strategy
  • Acting as spokesperson, including in live media interviews
  • Hosting of live events – awards show introductions, on-stage discussions, press conferences, dinners etc – where required

Skills required

  • Drinks/bar sector expertise essential
  • Knowledge of travel and food sectors a bonus
  • Organisational expertise; ability to multi-task under pressure
  • Strong writing, copy editing and commissioning skills
  • Ability to balance audience engagement with sponsor requirements
  • Live presenting competence and experience
  • Ability to conceive, curate and co-ordinate content for live events
  • Experience in dealing with media
  • Language skills an advantage

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