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Editor, Group Digital Media

Spain / London (West), London (Greater) A competitive salary in line with the role + benefits

Key Responsibilities:

The Editor will have the following duties:
• Manage and continuously enhance Millicom’s website and external online channels
• Co-manage online internal communications channels with the Global Internal Communications Manager

• Create, develop and maintain positive written and audiovisual content for the website, social media and internal communications channels in line with corporate newsflow and overall strategy
• Research, write, commission and publish material for online channels
• Contribute to the evolution of the architecture, functionality and design of online channels
• Manage agencies supporting online delivery
• As a member of the Corporate Communications team, contribute to its overall work
• Write content for offline channels

Desired Skills & Experience:

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• At least five years working as a writer or journalist in a business environment, ideally for geographically diverse audiences
• Familiarity with modern online engagement techniques
• Experience of writing for a variety of online audiences
• Commissioning and production of audiovisual material
• Working with online developers and IT personnel to achieve content change
• Management of agencies
• Budgeting for online delivery

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE:
• Website management
• Written and visual content creation
• Familiarity with the telecommunications and media sectors
• Understanding of public relations planning techniques

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Fluency in English, with either Spanish or Swedish an advantage
• Exceptional writing skills
• Strong presentation and communications skills
• Ability to write creatively for a diverse range of audiences
• Highly organised, with the discipline to work to tight deadlines   Back to top

Company Description:

Millicom International Cellular S.A. (Stockholmsbörsen: MIC) is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 13 countries in Central America, South America and Africa. It also operates various combinations of fixed telephony, cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America.

The Group’s mobile operations have a combined population under license of approximately 270 million people. At YE 2011, Millicom had in excess of 43m customers served by over 680,000 points of sale across its mobile footprint of 13 countries, namely: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Mauritius, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania.

For more information, visit www.millicom.com.

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