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Digital Content Editor

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Digital content editors research, write, edit and update content on one or more websites. This includes text and other content including images and videos. They are also known as web content managers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Pay rates vary widely, depending on:

The starting salary for a digital content editor is usually in the range of £18,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £30,000 to £38,000 a year. If you work freelance, your income will vary. Freelance hourly rates vary from £15 to £25 an hour but can be higher for those with specialist knowledge or experience.

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Workforce Employment Status

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2022
3559
3.1 %
RISE
2027
3668

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What Does it Take?

You need:

You should be:

Training

Getting On

More Information

This is an expanding area of work as more and more companies and organisations need digital content editors to write and maintain site content.

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading
Tel: 020 8785 6155
E-mail: membership-enquiries@ciep.uk
Website: https://www.ciep.uk/
Twitter: @The_CIEP
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EditProof

National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
Tel: 01799 544014
E-mail: info@nctj.com
Website: http://www.nctj.com/
Twitter: @NCTJ_news
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nctjpage

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