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Newsweek, Newsletter and Briefings Reporter/Producer

Employer
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Job Details

Newsweek is looking for a full-time Newsletter and Briefings Reporter/Producer to add to its news coverage, grow original journalism and continue to build Newsweek.com as a destination for audiences. 

We’re looking for someone with excellent knowledge of U.S., U.K. and international news, who understands how appointment building works across newsletters, the site and apps; can think creatively, innovative and someone who is full of creative storytelling ideas with angles nobody else has thought of.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in newsletter formats (and/or be willing to learn quickly and enthusiastically) along with how to make them a compelling read. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write for, commission and help edit our existing flagship newsletter The Bulletin and grow its imprint and impact 
  • Launch new newsletters to build daily and/or weekly appointments with the Newsweek audience
  • Lead the way on audience acquisition and conversion across briefings and newsletters 
  • Build contacts and sources in order to break exclusive lines on Newsweek.com and adding value to every story we tell  
  • Assist the social team to break news across our social platforms and wider networks 
  • Develop a relationship with Newsweek’s audience and engage more people more often
  • Help turn briefing journalism into habit-forming behavior with audiences and user subscriptions
  • Identify growth topics and issues Newsweek should care about, leading the way in distilling complex issues into succinct updates 
  • Monitor analytics, publishing tools and optimization data, identifying weak points and capitalizing on successes

Requirements:

  • Experience of writing newsletters and/or briefings
  • Demonstrable knowledge of newsletter growth and how that leads to audience loyalty and subscriptions
  • Understanding of the U.S. news cycle and what engages American and international audiences
  • A track record of innovation and trying new things in new ways across the web
  • A bulging contacts book suitable for a U.S. and international publisher
  • Good news sense
  • Knowledge of media law
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced 24/7 news environment
  • Excellent spelling and grammar

     

Company

Newsweek is a premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high-quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 80 years.

Newsweek provides the latest news, in-depth analysis and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics. In addition to its online and mobile presence, Newsweek publishes weekly English print editions in the United States, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia as well as editions in Japanese, Korean, Polish, Serbian and Spanish.

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Telephone
+44 (0)207 718 8570
Location
Floor 24
25 Canada Square
London
Greater London
E14 5LQ
GB
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