Reviewer/Features Editor - What Hi-Fi?

  • Location Twickenham Google map this
  • Updated 22 Feb 2017
  • Category Editorial & Content Creation
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WHAT HI-FI?, the UK’s leading technology buying guide, is looking for an experienced features editor and reviewer. Existing reviewing experience and extensive knowledge of consumer electronics is essential.
 
Your primary role will be to originate and commission all feature content for our website and monthly magazine, including consumer buying advice, technical ‘How To ’articles and guides to emerging new technologies.
 
You will also be a key member of the reviewing team, working closely with the test team and Technical Editor to review a broad range of electronics, from TVs and soundbars to specialist hi-fi and video products in our dedicated suite of listening rooms. This will require you to produce reviews to a consistently high standard and ensure they are technically accurate, as well as optimised for web and print. 

Applicants will need to supply examples of product reviews they have previously written. The successful candidate must also be used to upload content through the CMS and have a clear understanding of SEO and web analytics.
 
As a senior member of the editorial team, you will also be expected to script and present videos, liaise closely with our social media team to ensure our content gets maximum coverage, and to contribute regularly to the whathifi.com Forums. 
 
Developing good industry and PR contacts is an important part of your role, and you will be expected to represent What Hi-Fi? in a professional manner when on press trips and at product launches.
 
KEY ROLES
Commission all feature content for web and print
Reviewing of consumer electronics products
Scripting and presenting of videos
Promoting our content through social media
Uploading content to Drupal CMS

KEY SKILLS
A proven track record in journalism, online and in print
Experienced reviewer of a broad range of consumer electronics
Comfortable presenting on camera
Extensive industry contacts
A clear understanding of SEO and web analytics
The ability to work under pressure and as part of a team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Appropriate tone of voice in copy and on social media

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