AV Magazine, Online Journalist

Recruiter
EMAP
Location
Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£26k plus benefits
Posted
08 Apr 2021
Closes
08 May 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About Us:  
Metropolis International Group is a fast-growing group, established in 1994. We specialise in business and consumer media and discount programmes. We have offices in West London, Croydon, Shoreditch, Bolton, Dublin, and Chester. The group consists of EMAP, Diamond Publishing Ltd and over 40 brands.

Overview:

AV Magazine has an outstanding opportunity for an early-career journalist to make their mark with coverage of the professional audio visual technology market which is projected to be worth $325 billion by 2024.
In this role, you will write and edit online news and features for a readership of end users, consultants, integrators and distributors serving the education, corporate, live event, museums and attractions sectors and more.


The job is perfect for someone with an interest in business, technology and creativity and requires both reporting and sub-editing skills. We need someone who can find good stories, but also ruthlessly edit contributed material to inform and entertain our readers. 
You may have proven journalism abilities and be looking to move into a fast-growing technology sector or have a combination of technical aptitude and demonstrated talent as a writer and editor.


What we are looking for:

Essential requirements:

  • News reporting experience
  • Sub-editing skills
  • Feature-writing ability
  • Online editing and social media skills

Other valuable qualities

  • Demonstrated interest in specialist business and/or technology media.
  • Experience of WordPress, Google Analytics, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Knowledge of and experience with audio visual technology

Benefits: 

AV Magazine is part of the fast-growing Metropolis International Group, established in 1994, and is based in the company’s Croydon office. Metropolis is committed to providing a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees. 

  • 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell)
  • Health plan
  • Life insurance cover
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Retail discount vouchers and more

How to apply:  

Please click APPLY NOW and send your CV and covering letter.  Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback at the application stage. However, if you are shortlisted you will be contacted within 10 working days of the closing date.

Privacy: 
Metropolis Group respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy at www.metropolis.co.uk/privacy.

Diversity and Inclusion: 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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