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Network N Media is hiring a Group Editor!

If you have a proven track record of growth and love leading the charge on optimisation and SEO, then the Group Editor role might be the role for you.

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Network N Media, the parent company of The Loadout, is looking for a new group editor to work with and manage the editorial teams within the company’s publishing department. If that sounds right up your street, you better read on.

The ideal candidate will have have previous experience as an editor, a demonstrable track-record for improving and growing online brands, experience managing editorial teams and budgets, knowledge of online publishing best practices and SEO, and an ability to deliver presentations to key stakeholders. Oh, and since you’ll be working with us lovely lot (and our sister sites), you’ll need to have a vested interest in games, gadgets, and all things geeky.

The role is a great opportunity for someone looking to shape the direction of a media company and the future of The Loadout, PCGamesN, Pocket Tactics, Wargamer, The Digital Fix, and more.

As part of the team, you’ll get 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays and your birthday, a private medical plan with enhanced metal health provision, auto-enrolment pension, and more.

You can find out more about the role below.

Group Editor

  • Location: Fully remote (within the UK) or Hybrid.
  • Salary: Circa £45,000 – £55,000
  • Closing date: February 26, 2023
  • Appply 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


  • 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 of optimising content for discoverability best practises, 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 this sounds like your dream job, make sure to send your CV and cover letter via the careers portal here.

Good luck!