Web Editor


To provide the day-to-day management for our group of websites (Supplies For Candles & The Soap Kitchen). Content management is key, which will also be supported by the wider Marketing team. Align plans with business strategy and monitor how the site is performing against a defined set of KPI’s.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Working with the team to develop and maintain an agreed content strategy that supports digital content output. Proactively identifying relevant content topics and trends to feed into the content plan.
  • Manage, maintain and improve the quality and consistency of the group of websites.
  • Identify, propose, and implement a series of website enhancements that improve the UX delivery of our websites.
  • Using digital marketing principles such as SEO to support the commercial growth of the business by implementing changes to the group of websites.
  • Manage our internal stakeholder’s website requirements.
  • Manage relationships with external digital agencies.
  • Provide detailed and accurate insight and analysis of digital output, make recommendations to inform future work and content development.
  • Maintain our online product portfolio, implementing strategic commercial tasks to identify and sell through slow moving, obsolete stock.
  • Support our Product Development teams by creating a website launch plan for new products introduced to the portfolio.
  • Ensure the group of websites adhere to current legislation and best practices.

Key Competencies

  • Previous use of web-based content management systems (Prestashop or similar)
  • Experience of writing online content
  • A passionate interest in using online communications, including social media and email marketing, and experience of using these in a business setting
  • Business understanding of SEO, UX and content design
  • Experience of working alongside external agencies to brief on business needs to inform technical change
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of front-end code, for example HTML, CSS (desirable)
  • Good communicator, proactive and driven.
  • Works well within a strong team dynamic, as well as individually.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise to best achieve maximum results from available resources.
  • Proven track record within a fast moving, preferable e-retail business.

Background Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree-level education in a relevant discipline or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience of website administration (min 1 year)
  • Competent computer skills using Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office
  • Additional SEO and PPC qualifications (favourable)

Application deadline: 06/09/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,500.00-£25,000.00 per year

To apply for this position please send your CV and a Cover letter to careers@suppliesforcandles.co.uk with the Job Title you would like to apply for.

Click here to download the job specification.