Digital Editor Job Description

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Digital Editor

Digital Editor duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborating with staff to brainstorm content topics
  • Delegating assignments to in-house team members and freelancers
  • Supervising contributors to ensure deadlines are met

Digital Editor Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a passionate digital editor to create an engaging web presence.

As a digital editor, you will be responsible for taking consumer-targeted web content from concept to publication by overseeing a diverse team of staff and freelance contributors.

Ultimately, you should be able to maintain quality and consistency across media types and web platforms and drive increased traffic and brand visibility.


  • Collaborate with staff to brainstorm content topics
  • Delegate assignments to in-house team members and freelancers
  • Supervise contributors to ensure deadlines are met
  • Check all pieces for accuracy and cohesiveness
  • Edit content using appropriate software
  • Improve content by adding music, sound, film or artwork
  • Ensure all published content meets quality standards
  • Monitor and report on web presence and traffic
  • Keep track of developments in digital technology


  • Proven work experience as a digital editor
  • Digital editing skills with an exceptional portfolio of published work
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects or Final Cut Pro)
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Creative mind
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • BSc degree in digital editing, video production or related field
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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