Associate Publisher

Location: London, United Kingdom
# of Openings: 1

Description

Associate Publisher, Local Deals
Office Location: London

Travelzoo is a global media commerce company. With 25 offices and more than 28 million members in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America, we publish outstanding deals from over 2,000 travel, entertainment and local companies. We love what we do and our team works hard to make an impact.

Travelzoo is seeking an Associate Publisher to be based in our London office. In this role you will report directly to the Head of Publishing and work on behalf of Travelzoo’s 28 million members worldwide to source the best travel and entertainment deals.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working closely with the publishing team to deliver exciting and enticing content, primarily for Travelzoo’s Local Deals publications
  • Coordinating with a team of producers and Business Development Managers to make a highly respected product even more effective
  • Pushing boundaries with the continuous pro-active optimisation/development of the Local Deals publications for the local market
  • Validating all deal submissions by checking supplied research and conducting independent research to ensure each deal meets Travelzoo quality requirements
  • Updating members post-publish of any deal changes and managing member feedback in conjunction with the marketing and customer service teams
  • Maintaining the editorial integrity of the Local Deals publications
  • Maintaining smooth flow of Local Deals process by ensuring deadlines are met and, where necessary, implementing new copy flow deadlines to accommodate publishing, producer and client needs
  • Responsibility for writing headlines, captions and copy, as well as coordinating imagery prior to each publish
  • Editing, subbing and final proof reading of all Local Deals content; ensuring image/copy/headline balance relevance
  • Analysis of Local Deals results; helping to shape a send strategy focused on high engagement and improved member relations
  • Resolving multi-stakeholder conflict through professional and analytical argumentation
  • Collaborating with the Publisher and Head of Publishing to devise an editorial calendar of themed and topical campaigns
  • Assisting in the training and development of the production team to ensure all Local Deals content is top class
  • Assisting in cross-training of the publishing team

 

Candidate profile

  • Degree educated (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in an editorial role, ideally acquired in an online media company or in a fast-paced, high-growth company, with a focus on online content management
  • Thorough understanding of editorial and journalistic principles
  • Understanding of an online business with its unique members base model
  • Successful track record of managing online campaigns (knowledge of campaign analytics and tracking mechanisms is helpful)
  • Excellent knowledge of UK geography and regional differences
  • Leisure and entertainment industry (eg., restaurants, spas, theatre, activities) knowledge a plus

 

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Travel perks, including an annual stipend and extra vacation days to experience Travelzoo’s deals

  • Systematic and individual training as well as promotion through personal coaching

  • Entrepreneurial culture with global career development opportunities

  • International mentoring programs and e-learning options

 

If you are a globally-minded professional who thrives in a collaborative environment and values a meaningful career, then we want to work with you!




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