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05 May 2022

Digital Sub Editor (Gaming)

The Opportunity:

Clarion Gaming, the leading provider of events and intelligence for the gambling sector, is looking for a Digital Subeditor to work primarily across our various websites. They will ensure our written output, which includes news pages, long-form articles and commercial content, is factually correct, grammatically on point and presented in a clear, easy-to-understand manner.

The Digital Sub Editor will be equally comfortable subbing a news story covering complex company results; a press release written by someone for whom English is not their first language; a content marketing email designed to drive up visitor numbers to an industry event; or an in-depth, long-form feature about gambling regulation. Although they will mainly be working on a CMS, some experience with Adobe Creative Cloud suite, and in particular inDesign, would be desirable.

They will be joining the business at a critical time as it drives the expansion of Clarion Gaming’s daily coverage of the global gaming sector into new verticals across its network of media brands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Subedit daily news stories, long-form articles and commercial content
  • Manage the day-to-day subbing process to ensure all content is tightly written, grammatically correct, factually accurate and error-free
  • Proofread marketing material, event brochures and other documents
  • Use CMS (WordPress) to upload content to iGB, ICE365, iGB Affiliate and other Clarion Gaming publishing sites
  • Own the daily press release list, subedit the PRs and publish them to the relevant site
  • Source relevant pictures for news stories where required
  • Proofread copy for magazines and liaise with production editor over subbing and design

Knowledge, Skills & Behaviours:

  • Solid subediting experience, preferably gained at a news website
  • Flawless grammar, proofing and editing skills
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Thorough understanding of the editing/publishing process
  • Highly organised and able to multitask
  • Ability to write engaging headlines and standfirsts
  • General knowledge of principles and standards of journalism
  • Familiarity with content management systems, specifically WordPress
  • Knowledge and experience of SEO
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a small, close-knit team
  • To work calmly under pressure
  • Quick with initiative and not afraid to share ideas
  • Experience of picture research
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative approach to work and problem solving
  • Willing to take and receive feedback and constructive criticism
  • Willingness to learn about the gambling industry
     

Values:

The Gaming team is a group of enthusiastic individuals driven by the following values:

We love the unexpected

· We’re adventurous and willing to try new things

· We embrace and drive change

· We aim to surprise and delight

 

We’re open and happy to share

· We engage with stakeholders outside the event

· We build sharing communities

· We embrace others’ ideas

 

We’re committed to caring

· We take personal responsibility to get things done

· We always think about every step of the experience

· We strive to understand and meet customers’ needs

 

We continuously learn

· We actively seek inspiration from all quarters

· We constantly strive to improve what we do and how we do it

· We help learning lead to growth

 

About Clarion Events:

Clarion Events is one of the world’s leading event organisers, producing and delivering innovative and market-leading events since 1947. (https://clarionevents.com/welcome)

Clarion Events embrace diversity and equal opportunities in all that we do. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Clarion is private equity backed and owned by Blackstone. Blackstone is one of the world’s leading global investment funds, investing capital for the long term in order to build successful, resilient businesses. (https://www.blackstone.com/)  Our purpose is to deliver exceptional customer outcomes and experiences, by making every connection count.  Our vision is we want every one of our products to be a market leader in customer satisfaction and delight.
 

To apply, please contact robin.harrison-millan@clariongaming.com

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