Future PLC is hiring a

Social Media Editor, PC Gamer

London, United Kingdom

PC Gamer is the global authority on PC games, a market leader with over 25 years of heritage. Operating in both print and online, our team is dedicated to bringing its readers around-the-clock informative and entertaining coverage of every aspect of their hobby, including class-leading buying advice for games and hardware.

We’re looking for a Social Media Editor to be responsible for the creation, scheduling, distribution and optimisation of Social Content - Video, Pictures and Links - with a focus on Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and Instagram.

What you’ll be doing

As Social Media Editor at PC Gamer, you’ll grow and manage a large and positively-engaged social media audience across multiple platforms. You'll help ensure that our activity drives referrals to the PCGamer.com website, engagement with the PC Gaming Show, and any other specific content and commercial objectives we have, including engagement with Branded Content and affiliate links.

You'll manage multiple Social channels in the PC Gamer suite, including (but not limited to) TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, Flipboard, Twitter & YouTube, be scheduling content, working with the Social Video Editor and Editorial team to ensure that the right content is being created and be setting the tone of conversation on our channels, making them positive forums for discussion and the sharing of ideas. You'll identify trends and topics that are popular with our audiences, using this to inform tactical activity, and feeding back to our editorial teams

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve

  • Expertise in managing and creating content for Social Media platforms, making use of all tools and functions available - ideally for a media brand.
  • Proficient in Photoshop (or other graphics software) for making thumbnails and experience of working with social media scheduling tools.
  • A passion and in-depth knowledge of PC gaming (multiformat gaming knowledge also preferred).
  • Experience using Ecommerce or buying guide content to drive affiliate sales.
  • Video editing experience with Adobe Premiere.
  • Ability to deliver short piece-to-camera videos for Instagram Stories, Facebook Reels, TikTok etc.

What's in it for you…

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff. We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed in to one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year.

* Internal job family level E6.

Please note, the salary for this role is up to £28,000.

Who are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

Want to know more… https://youtu.be/xxfSvjPuZdc

Our Future, Our Responsibility - Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees - current and future - are treated with respect and fairness. Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.


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