Strasbourg, France

Fixed term contract 13 months



Europe Editor for English Speaking Audiences

Arte, the European culture channel  require a Europe Editor for English Speaking Audiences.

This role will be a 13 month full time position based in Arte's headquarters in Strasbourg, France.



The Arte Europe Project includes a range of programmes subtitled in English on Arte.TV apps and smart TV.  The project has received support from the European Union.


Core duties of the Editor:

  • To check, by sampling, the linguistic and technical quality of the English subtitles available across the 400 hours' worth of programmes put online throughout the year
  • To draw up and execute the schedule of publications on the various platforms; to identify the programmes to be highlighted and to group together programmes in categories
  • To prepare material for publication and programme promotion: selecting images and copywriting programme blurb and titles
  • To handle the community management of the offering: to manage English language publications on social networks; to moderate comments and maintain a dialogue with users
  • To prepare communication materials to promote the offering: newsletter, press release, etc.
  • To develop and implement initiatives to promote the range of programmes aimed at English-speaking audiences
  • To analyse the viewing figures for the programmes aimed at English speakers. 

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Master's degree in digital communications or journalism or comparable qualification
  • Professional experience in English in digital publications, communications or journalism
  • Perfect command of the English language, both oral and written; the highest standard of English spelling, grammar, and syntax
  • Very good knowledge of the French and/or German language
  • Knowledge of Spanish, Polish or Italian would be an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of English-speaking audiences, their expectations and behaviour associated with internet use
  • Knowledge of the use of specific software packages: CMS, publication interfaces, search engines, photo editing
  • Knowledge of specific tools: publication on social networks, SEO, analytics
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work under considerable time pressure and a fast reaction time
  • Discipline and organisational skills
  • Independence and versatility
  • Basic knowledge of communication and media law
  • A strong affinity for ARTE content.


To see this vacancy in French or German please click here.


To apply please submit your application, including cover letter, detailed CV, copies of certificates and documents requested online by clicking here.

Applications close 23/08/2017.

ARTE G.E.I.E. actively supports the employment of people with disabilities. Job applications will be examined in accordance with this principle.