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Branded Content Copy Editor

Future Publishing

$50,000 - $60,000
Apply before: June 5, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 6, 2024
  • Salary
    $50,000 - $60,000
  • Apply before
    June 5, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description


The Copy Editor, Branded Content will be the final eyes on all sponsored content across Future’s Fashion Beauty & Home and gaming, entertainment, and tech verticals, ensuring that all content is in line with our brand partners’ objectives and feels organic to the site on which it’s published. Our ideal candidate is a highly skilled top editor, proofreader, and wordsmith with a proficiency in optimizing for a digital and social audience. 

As a member of our Branded Content Copy Team, you will be up to date on best digital copy editing practices, with a strong interest in working with brand partners to edit ROI-driving content that meets both campaign KPIs and Future’s editorial standards. You will also be expected to balance client needs while maintaining each site’s POV. We will look to you to offer expert copy advice at a moment’s notice, while effectively prioritizing departmental needs and working under tight deadlines with a collaborative spirit and positive, can-do attitude.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Proofread branded content for Future’s Fashion Beauty & Home and Gaming, Entertainment, Tech & Wealth verticals including but not limited to stories, social content, promotional elements, dedicated emails, newsletters, decks, and event copy.
  • Copy edit and top-edit sponsored stories and BC team-led editorial franchises and master the style guides and voice of each site including but not limited to Who What Wear, Marie Claire, Livingetc, Tom’s Guide, TechRadar, PC Gamer, and GamesRadar.
  • Ensure branded content adheres to the best practices and style guide of the site on which it’s published, and top-edit all branded content to evaluate readability, tone, voice, and issues like normativity.
  • Edit stories in our CMS, making suggestions to improve and optimize branded content based on an understanding of each site’s voice, SEO, FTC requirements, client requests and feedback, and knowledge of top-performing content.
  • Stay ahead of digital content best practices, style guide, and industry best practices for native advertising.
  • Assist the branded content editors in writing content from time to time, particularly during downtime from copy-editing duties.
  • Occasionally lead team workshops on various digital writing best practices, including grammar, tone, voice, clarity, etc. 

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve…

  • 2–5 years of experience editing/proofreading, with a proven background in digital media.
  • Must have flawless grammar and be familiar with The Chicago Manual of Style and AP style.
  • Must be able to provide self-direction to manage time and prioritize daily tasks using our project management software. 
  • Demonstrate an ability to provide constructive and concise feedback to various internal and external stakeholders, including clients and team leaders at all levels.
  • Knowledge of online editorial and social media best practices, including optimizing content for SEO.
  • Team-player attitude with a resourceful, can-do spirit and the ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment.
  • A background in English or writing education is a plus.

What’s in it for you… 

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff.  We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed into one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience.

Additional benefits include health Insurance; ranging from medical to dental and even vision care,

401k match and monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks and coffee and tea on tap. 

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every colleague is eligible to join our profit pool bonus scheme – if Future hits their performance targets all colleagues may receive a bonus.

Internal job family level C6

Please note, the salary range for this position is $50,000 – $60,000

Who are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

Our Future, Our Responsibility – Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees – current and future – are treated with respect and fairness.

Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made so we can give you the best experience!

Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.


More about Future Publishing

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

Future is a global multi-platform media company and leading digital publisher, with scalable brands and diversified revenue streams. We are dedicated to connecting over 300 million people worldwide with their passions, through expert content, world-class events and cutting-edge proprietary technology. We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives.

We have a market-leading portfolio of over 220 brands spanning across technology, gaming, TV & entertainment, women’s lifestyle, music, sport, creative and photography, home interest and B2B. You may have heard of us…

But a stellar heritage isn’t enough. We continue to grow our portfolio and launch new brands, restlessly looking to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. We develop leading-edge technology which is disrupting the media marketplace.

Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients, staff and shareholders. In a short space of time, Future has transformed into an innovative global media platform.

We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work with endless opportunities to forge a career. We believe in teamwork that transcends location, so we don’t have a Future HQ but a globally connected workforce across the UK, US, Europe and Australia

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

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