MANAGING EDITOR - ACCOUNTANT

Exciting Editorial opportunity for Accountants

Are you a Chartered Accountant looking for a change of direction?

We are a rapidly growing online legal content company based in London WC1. Brought to you by the team behind FromCounsel, the leading corporate intelligence service developed by barristers from Erskine Chambers and experienced Professional Support Lawyers from city firms, we are a well-funded start-up building an editorial team made up of lawyers and accountants to work on an exciting new project within the small-medium business market.

We are looking for Chartered Accountants with extensive experience in small-medium-size accountancy practice who are interested in moving into editorial work.

You will work with junior writers to develop, deliver and maintain written tax and accounting content for an innovative new online know-how service.  You will be responsible for planning, coordinating, writing and ensuring quality control of our Accounting and Finance content.   You must therefore possess an excellent standard of written English and a flair for communicating advice to lay clients in a clear and simple way.

You will bring strong commercial awareness and technical knowledge and understand the needs of different audiences and be able to tailor your advice and adapt accordingly.

You will also be liaising with other editors to develop the product so must be comfortable both working in a team and taking individual ownership of projects to secure results.  Flexibility and an enthusiasm for applying your expertise outside of traditional working environments are a must.

This is a fantastic opportunity for chartered accountants looking to use their expertise in a rewarding, flexible and friendly working environment.  Full and Part-time positions available.

Essential

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant.

  • Exceptional written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Extensive technical knowledge and practical experience in small-medium-size accountancy practice advising lay clients and small-medium businesses.

  • Strong research skills.

  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and an interest in innovation in the delivery of professional services. 

  • Ability to distil technical information into easily understood, accessible copy with broad appeal.

  • Ability to take ownership of a project and lead a team of junior writers to deliver results.

  • A proactive approach and enthusiasm for working in a start-up environment.

  • Demonstrable ability to complete projects to demanding deadlines.

Desirable

  • Prior editorial, writing, content experience.

  • Prior experience leading/managing a team or commercial project.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements to jobs@emeraldstreetventures.com quoting reference ‘Managing Editor – Accountant’.

MANAGING EDITOR - LEGAL

Are you a solicitor or barrister looking for a change of direction?  

We are a rapidly growing online legal content company based in London WC1. Brought to you by the team behind FromCounsel, the leading corporate intelligence service developed by barristers from Erskine Chambers and experienced Professional Support Lawyers from city firms, we are a well-funded legal-tech start-up looking for experienced qualified lawyers to work on an exciting new project within the legal services market. 

We are looking for top-quality lawyers with backgrounds in well-respected firms or chambers with significant post-qualification experience advising clients within one of the following areas of practice: Company/Corporate, Commercial (contract, dispute resolution, debt, insolvency), Employment, Commercial Property, IP/IT. Experience in ancillary areas may also be considered.

You will be leading a team of junior writers to develop, deliver and maintain written legal content for an innovative new online legal know-how service.  You will be responsible for planning, coordinating and ensuring quality control of content within your allocated area of expertise. You will also be liaising with other in-house lawyers to develop the product so must be comfortable both working in a team and taking individual ownership of projects to secure results.  Flexibility and an enthusiasm for applying your expertise outside of traditional legal working environments are a must. 

You will bring strong practical experience of your area of practice, understand the needs of different audiences and be able to tailor your advice and adapt accordingly. You will have a demonstrable flair for writing easy-to-read, original, high-quality content and a genuine interest in communicating knowledge to others. An excellent standard of written English and a commitment to delivering a consistently high standard of work to deadline are absolutely essential requirements of this role.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for qualified lawyers looking to join a dynamic online company and use their legal expertise in a rewarding, flexible and friendly working environment.  Full and Part-time positions available.

Essential

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister.
  • Exceptional written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Extensive technical legal knowledge and practical experience advising lay clients in one or more of the above practice areas.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness and an interest in innovation in the delivery of legal services. 
  • Ability to write within a defined tone of voice. 
  • Ability to distil technical legal content into easily understood, accessible copy with broad appeal.
  • Ability to take ownership of a project and lead a team of junior writers to deliver results.
  • A proactive approach and enthusiasm for working in a start-up environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to complete projects to demanding deadlines.
  • Copy-editing and proof-reading skills. 

Desirable

  • Prior editorial, writing, content experience.
  • Prior experience leading/managing a team or commercial project.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements to jobs@emeraldstreetventures.com quoting reference ‘Managing Editor’.

 

LEGAL EDITOR

We are a rapidly growing online legal content company based in London WC1. Brought to you by the team behind FromCounsel, the leading corporate intelligence service developed by barristers from Erskine Chambers and experienced Professional Support Lawyers from city firms, we are a well-funded legal-tech start-up looking for law graduates to work on an exciting new project. 

The ideal candidate will have pupillage/training contract lined up to start in Autumn 2017/18 and be looking for interesting opportunities to develop their legal skills in the intervening period. 

We are also interested in hearing from recently qualified lawyers wishing for a change in direction and those with a background in legal journalism/editorial work.  
 
The role will be focused on producing written legal content for an online platform. As such, an excellent standard of written English is an absolutely essential requirement of this role.  

You will have a flair for researching and writing easy-to-read original content and a commitment to delivering a consistently high standard of work. You must understand the needs of different audiences and be able to tailor and adapt your writing accordingly. 

You will have strong legal research skills that can be applied to any given subject matter.  You will have a proven ability to quickly understand and digest legal materials and articulate complex issues in a clear, concise and engaging manner. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a conscientious candidate to join this dynamic online company and assist in the development of a quality legal content service in a friendly and flexible working environment.  

Essential

  • A minimum 2:1 degree in Law (or equivalent).
  • Exceptional written communication skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent research skills and a willingness to work across a wide range of topics.
  • Commercial awareness and strong results orientation.  
  • Able to write within a defined tone of voice. 
  • Able to turn technical content into easily understood, accessible copy with broad appeal.
  • Able to work both independently using own initiative and within a team.
  • Demonstrable ability to complete projects to demanding deadlines.
  • A proactive, flexible approach and enthusiasm for working in a start-up environment.


Desirable

  • Prior editorial/copy writing experience.
  • Practical experience/a particular interest in one or more of the following areas of law: Company/Corporate, Commercial (contract, dispute resolution, debt, insolvency), Employment, Commercial Property, IP/IT.
  • LLM, LPC or BPTC qualified.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the role requirements to jobs@emeraldstreetventures.com quoting reference ‘Legal Editor’.