BT Digital Editor, BT TV in London, United Kingdom

Digital Editor BT TV

Location: London

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

You will be creating and managing content on the BT TV website (tv.bt.com), helping make it the go-to destination for current and prospective BT TV customers. You’ll be producing compelling written features on a daily basis that promote the best of BT TV’s content and services (e.g. AMC, Catch-Up, BT TV Store) and ensure the website supports BT TV marketing plans.

What you'll be doing

You'll be:

  • Creating engaging written content based on BT TV marketing and programming priorities

  • Sourcing and commissioning video content that aligns with BT TV marketing and programming priorities

  • Creating content about popular Freeview shows and contextualizing this with BT TV functionality (e.g. how to watch on catch-up)

  • Generating and developing creative ideas to help promote BT TV products and services

  • Helping manage and deliver tv.bt.com content plans for BT TV Store, BT Kids, BT Music, AMC and various other BT TV marketing priorities

  • Creating editorial content for the BT TV email newsletter

  • Proactively arranging and conducting interviews with TV talent

  • Working closely with BT TV marketing and programming teams to ensure the website plays a key role in attracting new subscription leads and delivering audiences to the BT Player (web and app)

  • Ensuring the website section pages are continually updated with the latest content. E.g. E!, Comedy Central, Discovery

  • Tracking performance of content to aid understanding of audience habits

In the first 12 months you'll:

  • Deliver compelling content campaigns for a number of major BT TV shows, including working with studios, marketing and content teams

  • Build key relationships with, and influence internal and external stakeholders to improve access to TV assets and talent

  • Increase audience to the BT TV website through a focused effort on increasing traffic from organic search and other methods

We'll also need to see these on your CV

  • Experience writing about TV for at least one major website or app, working full-time or as a regular, office-based freelancer

  • Genuine passion for TV - particularly soaps, dramas, talent shows and documentaries

  • Strong creative skills – specifically, ability to create and present content in innovative ways

  • A solid understanding of SEO

  • Proficient in use of Adobe Photoshop (or similar)

  • Experience working with a web-based content management system

  • Good understanding of web analytics

  • Knowledge of BT TV (including YouView) would be an advantage

Why choose us?

So why join the digital content team at BT? We act like a start-up in a major FTSE 100 business, able to make decisions that drive big changes to how our customers interact with BT.

Our aim is to create compelling digital content that attracts significant audiences to our sites and social platforms, and need a TV editor create brilliant brand-aligned content on tv.bt.com.

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

Job: Online Marketing

Title: Digital Editor, BT TV

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London

Requisition ID: 94005