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Senior Editor-Practical Law

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  • Salary: £300 - £340 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Sector: Other, Other, Other, Other
  • Date posted: 07/04/2018
  • Job reference: J384378A

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Role: Senior Editor, Practical Law

Location: London

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £340.00pd

My Client is looking for an experienced Senior Editor with Practical Law experience, to write content for online publication, maintain existing content and answer questions from customers, ensuring all content is of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and customer needs.

Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Researching, writing, commissioning and delivering well-written, up-to-date content for online publication that reflects current market legal practice and is of the quality and scope that meets the business objectives and needs of customers.
  • Keeping up-to-date with all relevant law, practice and market developments so that all content for which you are responsible reflects and takes account of current practice and up-to-date law and market trends.
  • Maintaining all content for which you are responsible to ensure is up-to-date and continues to be of the quality and scope that meets business objectives and needs of customers.
  • Responding to questions from customers about law relating to private client practice and content published for Practical Law Private Client.
  • Developing relationships with third parties with a view to obtaining contributions of content or improving content through third party insights into law or practice.
  • Attending training events, conferences and talks and otherwise networking with customers and potential customers and with industry leaders who may influence private client practice.
  • Helping with the development of Practical Law Private Client and, more generally with the development of Practical Law Practice Areas.
  • Supporting marketing and sales and all other parts of the business to help formulate and deliver business objectives.
  • Supporting and mentoring colleagues in relation to writing and maintaining content and answering questions from customers, including through subediting and peer review.

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

  • Significant and substantial post qualification experience in private client practice.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Experience in producing well-written practical legal content efficiently of a nature that will be relevant for publication and/or teaching.
  • Experience in using technology to create and disseminate online content.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experienced at working to deadlines and able to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • Experienced in assimilating and applying new complex information.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of online research databases.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a Legal/Publishing environment, using technology to create and disseminate online content.

Education/Certification Required:

UK qualified solicitor, barrister or legal executive-NB: Please note that flexible working options will be considered as part of this application

If you believe you are suitable for this role, please send in your CV

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