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Network N is after a new Group Editor!

Network N needs a Group Editor, someone to look after not just Pocket Tactics but our sister sites, including The Digital Fix, PCGN, The Loadout, and Wargamer

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Our parent company, Network N, is on the lookout for a Group Editor to take care of its various sites. Not only are we part of the portfolio, but so are PCGamesN, The Loadout, Wargamer, and The Digital Fix. So you can help to improve those sites as well as Pocket Tactics. Of course, to be successful in this role, you need to ensure Network N’s strategies work, be able to manage various teams, and lead the department to achieve its objectives.

Naturally, there’s more to it than that, and you can discover exactly what Network N is looking for with the job description below. However, we must stress that the closing date for the position is February 26, so if you think you’d make a great fit at a fun and friendly company that’s full of nerds, you’d best send off that application.

Now, onto what you need to know for this role.

Group Editor

  • Location: Remote or hybrid
  • Salary: circa £45k and £55k
  • Closing date: February 26, 2023
  • Apply here


  • Growing our site visits, repeat visits, and pages per visit
  • Daily SEO feedback and notes to brand editors on how we can improve
  • Keeping abreast of and sharing with teams new insights on SEO
  • Developing content distribution beyond SEO
  • Ensuring all content is produced to best practice SEO and user experience requirements
  • Driving collaboration between brands to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts
  • Working with Publishing Director to build a team for content outside of UK office hours – to better serve US and weekend audiences
  • Working with Publishing Director to create Academy – a single program to onboard and train new full-time staff writers
  • Working with Publishing Director to create a freelance hub to enable us to work consistently with hundreds of contributors
  • Supporting and building teams for new editorial site launches
  • Building ways to drive repeat visits and lock audiences in
  • Supporting the planning of key content pyramids
  • Coordinating Network N Media’s content strategy across all brands, ensuring we capitalise on key events and opportunities
  • Managing a freelance budget and ensuring commissioning and invoicing is carried out according to agreed processes
  • Attending weekly team meetings and running weekly 1:1s with all editors
  • Other as requested by the Publishing Director, Executive Chairman, or CEO

Personal specification (skills, knowledge, and behaviours)

  • Previous experience as an editor of a media brand (ideally in the gaming/technology/entertainment sector)
  • Previous experience in editorial content management and planning
  • Proven management skills, managing a team and delivering change through influence and tuition as much as direct command
  • Experience in optimising content for discoverability best practices, across both organic search rankings, Discover, Google News, and other platforms
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to quickly check and audit best practice across all content
  • Able to deliver presentations and undertake public speaking to a high standard, and communicate objectives, goals, and potential roadblocks to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • A passionate interest in videogames, gadgets, board games, movies/TV, and all things geeky
  • Proficiency with basic working tools: docs, sheets, task management software, etc
  • Meets the criteria in MGT level 4 in our progression framework 
  • Must be able to produce proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment

If that sounds like you, don’t hesitate to apply today! Just make sure that you send a cover letter and CV with your application.