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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Kidadl was founded as the digital home of family edutainment, helping parents educate and entertain their kids with trusted, personalized, curated content designed for families the world over.
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    Assistant Editor


    • You should have a proven track record in delivering SEO-focused family content and your role will involve the planning, co-ordination, review and editing of content for our platform.
    • You will be a custodian of quality standards for published content on the Kidadl platform and your goal will be to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content for our family audience.
    • This role will see you overseeing and signing off the work of members of our content team and requires excellent editorial judgement as well as exceptional writing skills, a fantastic eye for detail, a flair for finessing copy and strong headline-writing/SEO writing skills.
    • This role is a full-time contract, paid based on hours worked and the working hours are 9am to 6pm UK time, Monday to Friday.

    Specific duties include:

    • Coordinate the publishing cycle and manage key content segments.
    • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations.
    • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with the targeted audience’s preferences.
    • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors.
    • Proofread and edit content for the website before publication and ensure all content adheres to the Kidadl Style Guide and Tone of Voice.
    • Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone) and update website content as needed.
    • Check writers' copy for accuracy, style, compliance and fluency, amending accordingly and providing feedback and guidance.
    • Work with designers, writers and other members of our content and image team.
    • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines.
    • Meet deadlines and budget requirements.
    • Check all content, data and information to be published is accurate and up to date.
    • Work to strict daily deadlines to support business objectives and KPIs.


    • Proven work experience as an Assistant Editor.
    • Excellent writing/editing/proofreading skills in UK/US English and an excellent portfolio.
    • Hands-on experience with Jira and Tempo.
    • Understanding and experience working across G-suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets etc).
    • An interest in delivering and managing best in class content for parents and children.
    • Experience doing research using multiple sources.
    • Familiarity with web publications, SEO and social media best practices, and general knowledge of global issues.
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to bring out the best in writers you work with.
    • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems and the ability to pick up new systems quickly.
    • BA in English, Journalism or a related field.
    • Obsessed with accuracy and organization.
    • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
    • Ability to juggle several projects at once.
    • Ability to work well in a team and a willingness to roll up your sleeves when needed and get the job done.
    • Full-time availability, Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm UK time.


    • Impact - an awesome role in a global business that is rapidly scaling
    • Exposure - we work with exciting people and partners across the globe and we’re a merit-based organisation
    • Remote-working - this is a remote working opportunity for a company that is virtual-first
    • Feel good factor - you’ll be working with a company at the heart of education and technology, focused on improving family life for the better

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