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Executive Editor (Digital)

Job Description

Applications closed: 
April 28, 2023
Posted on: 
May 13, 2023

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Executive Editor (Digital) to join the RHS Editorial Team and report to the Head of Editorial.

As Executive Editor (Digital) you will be a proactive, stats-driven, SEO-savvy, problem-solving and highly flexible person who can oversee the daily flow of content on to You will manage and help to develop a team of content editors, both on-staff and freelance, so you will have previous experience of working at a senior level within a content team.

Your team will be creating content about RHS Shows, RHS Gardens, RHS Science, RHS Communities and more, so you will need to be able to sub-edit copy to a high standard. You will also oversee the flow of content onto the RHS The Garden app.

Outside of your team but still within the editorial team, you will work closely with print and audio platforms to ensure content is being used cross-platform as efficiently as possible.

Outside of the editorial team, you will need to develop and maintain good relationships with other areas of the RHS, so you will need to be a great communicator.

You will have a good working knowledge of SEO tools, including Google Analytics, and you will know how to use them to identify opportunities for growth. You will have knowledge and experience of content management systems. You will have a passion for and understanding of gardening and the RHS.


Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Leading and managing a digital content team.
  • Sub-editing the high quality, engaging and relevant content your team creates.
  • Using Google Analytics and SEO expertise to report on and inform your content strategies.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with the RHS at large.

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