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Culture Trip is a startup that inspires people to explore culture & creativity.

Branded Content Producer

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Culture Trip is a global hyper-growth startup operating in travel, media and entertainment. We create stories that reveal what is unique and special about a place, its people and its culture. In-house creative teams work with a global network of more than 300 freelance creators to produce articles, videos, photography, illustration and animation.  

From just a dozen people in late 2016, the team has expanded to more than 250. This diverse group of software engineers, product designers, data scientists, editorial experts and content creators are spread across offices in London, New York City and Tel Aviv. Alumni of companies including Google, Facebook, Expedia, Lonely Planet, Spotify, Bloomberg, Viacom, TripAdvisor and the BBC have joined recently. A recent Series B funding injection from PPF Group of $80 million has further propelled rapid growth. Monthly unique visitors to the site have gone from 4 million to nearly 20 million, cross-platform social followers have increased from 1 million to 7 million, and app downloads have leapt from 50,000 to 2 million. Culture Trip videos have been viewed more than 2 billion times. Culture Trip, founded by Dr Kris Naudts, has been named by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing companies to watch.

Everyone working at Culture Trip is driven by a shared vision: to inspire people to go beyond their cultural boundaries and connect with the world around them. We want to bring the world to everyone and in doing so bring everyone closer together.

We are looking for an incredibly talented Branded Content Producer to join our team at a very exciting time of growth. You’ll ensure Culture Trip’s branded content is delivered to exactingly high standards from our head office in London, and you’ll already have an impressive branded content portfolio for clients in the travel, tourism, entertainment and FMCG industries. Well-versed in delivering editorial content including the commissioning and production of written editorial, photo and video, you’ll have several years’ experience of collaborating with creative and commercial teams and clients to seamlessly deliver multiple projects at any one time, always hitting deadlines within agreed budgets and consistently exceeding expectations.

Main Responsibilities
> Produce and project manage written and photo articles in the CMS, ensuring internal stakeholders are briefed throughout on dependencies and timelines.
> Support the commissioning and delivery of written content via a global network of freelancers.
> Seamlessly deliver multiple branded content campaigns at any one time.
> Project manage across the post-sale production process, including copy, video, photo and illustration and animation, to coordinate high-quality creative assets for campaigns.Work closely with account managers and commercial content team to deliver all campaign assets on time.
> Support the senior commercial content editor in the project management of production schedules and timelines.
> Help support strategy and sales with research and ideation - from pre-sale responses to post-sale production.
> Keep abreast of social trends, innovative content and campaigns, feeding in regular recommendations to the team. 
> Be an internal champion for branded content, always striving to elevate the creative excellence of campaigns and championing the work of the team.

Desired Skills and ExperiencesSeveral years’ experience in a similar role at a publisher or agency.
> You should have a solid understanding of writing and commissioning editorial content and copy. A high standard of accuracy, grammar and attention to detail.
> Excellent planning and project management skills, with the ability to hit tight deadlines.
> A solid understanding of the creative production process. 
> A deep understanding of the branded content marketplace, the media landscape and Culture Trip’s position within it.
> Demonstrable experience of delivering campaigns for a broad range of clients in one or more of the following industries: travel, tourism, entertainment, FMCG and financial services.
> You should have a clear understanding of Culture Trip’s audience, including where and how we connect with our audience across the site and social channels.
> You should be a pro at fostering positive working relationships with colleagues at varying levels of seniority across multiple teams.
> You should be a highly collaborative team player who thrives on working together with colleagues in order to produce exceptional work.
> You should be highly passionate about creating outstanding branded content.
> You should ideally possess an excellent contacts’ book of industry creative talent.
> You should be in your element in a fast-paced, highly creative environment, and be agile enough to juggle multiple projects at any one time be able to adapt quickly to the needs of the business.
> You should be an advocate for Culture Trip’s mission to bring the world to everyone.

Culture Trip is committed to equality of opportunity for all. We strongly believe that diversity of backgrounds, ethnicities, experience, circumstances, abilities and perspectives leads to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users.