Senior Content Manager - PokerNews

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8720 Leeds, United Kingdom Marketing Permanent

The role: We are looking for a Senior Content Manager for PokerNews to be based in our Leeds office.

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Specialising in high-quality content for millions of users around the globe, PokerNews is the world’s leading authority on all things poker. The site provides a range of daily news, reviews and strategies, and prides itself on comprehensive live coverage of poker events from all corners of the world. Attracting both new and experienced players alike, our customers also find exclusive videos, podcasts, poker room reviews, and much, much more.

Why we need you:

As Senior Content Manager you will be responsible for helping to devise and implement a content growth strategy, driving users and engagement. Working closely with the Marketing/SEO, Commercial and Product teams, you will guide the editorial, social and multimedia output to represent the PokerNews brand and tone of voice, aligned to achieving key commercial objectives in both Poker & Casino.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Around-the-clock editorial content production, managing the team to report on the latest Poker news as it happens and producing engaging articles on the industry and poker strategies etc.
  • Ensuring that all paid-for promotional articles and sponsored posts are delivered to the satisfaction of our clients.
  • With assistance from the Marketing team, leading the editorial team to ensure we are always following SEO best practice guidelines.
  • Working with other stakeholders, implementing an organic social and multimedia strategy, showcasing the best of our content and aiming to reach users of all levels of interest.
  • Managing the PokerNews Live Reporting operation from end-to-end; finding, hiring and training reporters, working with partners to secure event coverage, delivering an excellent service and reporting on finances.
  • Actively seek out new opportunities for the commercialisation of content and suggest innovative product improvements.

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone with experience as a Content Manager or in a similar role and strong knowledge of the Poker & Casino marketing and legislation, along with working knowledge of SEO. You will have excellent written English skills, with a journalistic eye for a story and attention to detail. As a creative thinker, you will have the ability to inspire content that can make a big impression. You will be leading a remote and diverse workforce, so a consistent record of people management skills is also essential.

The Group:

PokerNews is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com.

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