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Projects Editor

Our client is a leading professional information publisher who publish intelligence products across print magazine, research databases, events and online data products. They are seeking a Projects Editor to join the team, looking to take a real-time data tracking and project information portal to the next level - this information is highly data driven and is used to inform businesses across the construction, engineering, finance, environment and tech industries.


  • Salary: circa £45,000 depending on experience
  • Location: Oxford (hybrid working 3 days a week in the office) - would be open to consider more flexibility in working patterns depending on location and relevant experience
  • Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays
  • 37.5 hours a week
  • Company pension scheme

The Projects Editor will be responsible for taking the lead on securing information to update these online portals, this will involve calling up companies, as well as undertaking internet research as well as ensuring the service has the latest data analysis and aggregation techniques. You'll work closely with clients as well as getting into the nitty gritty of the data, working closely with data analysis and web development to secure product enhancements and strategically develop the product. The successful candidate will be responsible for curating and maintaining the market-leading database of projects and be commercial in their approach to developing this.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • proven experience in working with data - this could be in a research or data management role
  • the ability to actively hunt down information, often by winning trust over the phone
  • the confidence to inspire and manage a team of contributors
  • exceptional communication skills, and an excellent spoken and written command of the English language
  • an eagle eye attention to detail
  • proven experience in data journalism; research; or data management
  • any experience of working with SQL and/or Python to compile and categorise datasets would be helpful but not essential

This is a global organisation who encourage curiosity, and ideas driven thinking - if you are ambitious, with a willingness to learn and take on this exciting project then please get in touch today!

How to apply

We are looking for applications ASAP, click the link to apply with a short covering letter and your CV!

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

Projects Editor

Full-time, Permanent
Analyst, Digital, Online, Research, Project Management, Product Management, Management, Publishing, Data, B2B, Analytics, Editor

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