You may be able to train on the job in a digital editorial assistant role. You’ll find it easier to get a job if you've got examples of your work, like online articles and blog or forum contributions.
Some employers may expect you to have experience of the subject or insight about the audiences the website is aimed at.
You'll also usually need to show you’ve experience of:
- writing to a style guide, including using plain English
- identifying user needs
- using project management methods like agile
- working on marketing campaigns like email and online advertising
- using guidelines on copyright, privacy and web accessibility
- basic HTML
- web content management systems (CMS)
- search engine optimisation (SEO) and web measurement tools like Google Analytics