London Tech Reporter

TechDotXLondon1M ago

Our TechDotX platforms are comprehensive online resources helping to connect and support growing technology ecosystems around the world. Currently running in New York, London, Washington DC and Boston, TechDotX is recruiting for a new London Editor for our Tech.London platform.


This is a dynamic individual and an in-the-know applicant who oversees daily content updates, liaises with the city team and acts as a motivated brand evangelist at key events, trade shows, conferences within the tech scene.


Most importantly, the London Editor will be responsible for:

  • Creating and editing original content covering the London tech scene
  • Serving as the primary curator for the platform including daily monitoring, supervision, and moderation of all content and community enquiries
  • Creating and managing any associated newsletters and social media accounts (Twitter, LinkedIn, etc)
  • Securing and maintaining key strategic relationships within the city’s scene


The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter who requires little outside supervision and enjoys working flexible and unconventional hours. The applicant will need to be organised and efficient, able to handle upper-level relationships in both the government and private sectors. Having a love of the startup/tech scene and a genuine passion for their city is a major plus.


Reports directly to:

Operations Director


The role:

Editorial

  • Write and edit insightful, well-researched articles covering the London tech scene
  • Ensure selection of optimal feature stories to drive organic growth and adoption
  • Manage the day-to-day updates of the platform
  • Run social media channels promoting the community, content, and partnerships
  • Review and approve community submitted content
  • Write and manage a bi-weekly newsletter
  • Assist product and development teams with ongoing site QA and user feedback
  • Build meaningful industry and PR relationships
  • Guard and maintain the TechDotX style and tone across all channels

Community support

  • Work with partners to produce and support key events, including event design and on-site implementation
  • Establish working relationships with key community partners
  • Serve as “evangelist” & “ambassador” for the brand, embedding yourself in the community and promoting positive awareness of the platform


Come to me if you need:

  • Creative content
  • Social media including live-coverage
  • Event planning for the platform
  • KPIs for my individual platform
  • Advertising for my individual platform
  • Community handling
  • Attending community events


Your competencies:

  • Communication: You are an expert communicator, written and verbally, articulate and excellent at acting as an advocate for the work you do.
  • Intelligence: You learn quickly. You demonstrate an ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information.
  • Attention to detail: You never let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project. You accurately identify what constitutes important details.
  • Persistence: You demonstrate tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
  • Follow-through on commitments: You live up to verbal and written agreements.
  • Honesty and integrity: You do not cut corners ethically. You earn trust and maintain confidences. You does what is right, and speak plainly and truthfully.
  • Passionate about startups: Helping innovators to grow their ideas excites you.


Desired skills & experience:

  • A rich portfolio of quality journalism
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and passion for the London tech and startup scene
  • A journalism qualification, or equivalent degree, would be beneficial
  • Experience of working in a media or startup environment would be ideal


Benefits:

  • Power Hour - one hour a week dedicated to personal learning and development (languages, technical skills, something else - your choice)
  • Access to courses and books, purchased from within a generous dedicated personal development budget of £150 per quarter
  • Regular team socials
  • Comprehensive personal development planning, management and support


Apply by submitting your CV and writing samples to careers@techdotx.com

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