EachOther, Editor

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Recruiter
EachOther
Location
London
Salary
£30,600
Posted
23 Dec 2020
Closes
31 Jan 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

EachOther is a UK-focussed charity that uses independent journalism, storytelling and filmmaking to put the human into human rights.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Managing all editorial content published onto EachOther’s website, with a view to publishing an average of one piece a day, through both your own writing and commissioned work;
  • Leading our broader editorial strategy across news, features and social, including both long-term planning and specific campaigns;
  • Directly managing our Journalist / Journalism Intern as well as freelancers covering shifts and part-time sub-editors, plus collaborating with the wider creative team and our volunteers;
  • Leading on our social media output alongside our Creative Director, to ensure our content is shared in the most engaging and innovative ways and reaches new audiences;
  • Curating and tending to the growth and development of our website including sourcing and editing images and design
  • Leading on the curation and growth of our daily and weekly newsletters;
  • Sourcing and producing original stories: reacting to relevant breaking news, moving on stories already in the news, and coming up with your own stories and campaigns to help us set the human rights agenda;
  • Plan and perform investigations in priority areas, using a range of investigative journalism techniques, including data journalism;
  • Maintain an awareness and knowledge of developments in human rights law and policy in the UK;
  • Commission and edit insightful and engaging pieces from our contributors and staff team, helping them to develop their storytelling skills with supportive feedback;
  • Use data from Google Analytics and our various social media channels to assess and understand our audiences and reach;
  • Help to develop our tone and voice as a brand, as well as developing EachOther’s community.


Person Specification

1. Experience and knowledge

Essential:

  • Experience as a journalist
  • Experience of curating a website
  • Experience of running social media accounts

Desirable:

  • Experience as an editor
  • Experience of commissioning stories
  • Experience of using Wordpress
  • Experience of Adobe CC (particularly Photoshop)
  • Understanding and experience using the methods and techniques of investigative journalism
  • Experience of line management


2. Competencies and skills

Essential:

  • Ability to develop and maintain internal and external working relationships and to be a positive member of the team
  • Ability to write clearly, concisely and compellingly for a variety of audiences on a wide range of issues, and to understand what makes a good story
  • Ability to think and work creatively
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and work independently to meet deadlines and solve problems
  • Ability to take a reflective and evaluative approach to work
  • Ability for empathy and care when dealing with vulnerable people and stories


3. Personal

Essential:

  • Commitment to and understanding of EachOther's strategy and values
  • Commitment to building a fair, compassionate and diverse working environment


To apply:

Click 'APPLY NOW' and send us your CV and covering letter.   

IMPORTANT:  Please use the Portfolio field to upload your covering letter and use the following naming format for attachments: Surname_First Name_Document (CV or Cover Letter)

Your covering letter must give examples of how you meet all the relevant criteria as headers and address each one with examples. It is useful if you set out the criteria as headers and address each one with examples. This is particularly useful for example if you want to showcase transferable skills if you come from a different professional background.

Deadline for applications: 11.59pm on Sunday 31 January 2021

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