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Journalist

1028233
£30000 - £40000 per annum
London
Permanent
Content
13/06/2019

Story Journalist
£30,000 - £40,000
9 Month Mat Cover
London

Are you a talented Journalist with a passion for sourcing heart-warming stories?

This company are a well-known gaming company and through their games & website, raise 30 million a week which then funds local charities, good causes & people in need. As a Story Journalist you will be expected to source stories from across UK that demonstrate how the funding provided has helped people achieve fantastic things. You will be expected to be an expert at building relationships, finding the best stories & writing compelling, engaging stories that warm the heart of the nation. You will also need to be able to create copy that will be used across multiple platforms. On occasion the Story Researcher will be asked to attend events and travel to places within the UK to conduct interviews.


The Person
● Proven research experience working in a fast-paced environment, such as in journalism, TV production or at agencies
● Strong ability to identify human stories that form the basis of compelling multi-platform content
● Excellent copywriting skills with a meticulous eye for detail
● An understanding of how data and insight are used to produce content that engages its intended audience online
● Curious and emotionally intelligent, able to connect with people from different backgrounds
● Strong interpersonal, networking and relationship management skills
● Positive and proactive team player with ability to work independently
● Can-do attitude with a flexible and adaptive approach to last-minute requests and changing dynamics
● Highly organised, solution-orientated and process-driven
● Well developed digital skills with the ability to learn new programmes and processes quickly

Sounding good? Apply now!

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