Job type: Two-year fixed-term contract
Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week
An exciting start-up seeks experienced reporters, editors and multimedia experts to join our newsroom and help launch an innovative new website focusing on issues affecting and related to new and established Muslim communities in the UK and Europe.
We need digital journalists who can combine in-depth reporting and vivid storytelling to engage a diverse, intelligent and forward-thinking readership.
For the right candidates, we offer competitive rates and flexible working opportunities across the full journalistic spectrum, including news reporting, feature writing, long reads and audio-visual content.
Propose, research, report, and write insightful and well-contextualised features, occasional analyses, and news stories drawn from the Greater London area.
On occasion, produce quick-turnaround pieces.
Develop and use multimedia tools to amplify, illustrate and promote your work, including creative use of social media.
Maintain regular and clear communication with editors to ensure all are properly briefed on activities and work schedules.
Candidates should have a robust insight into the aspirations and influence of new and established Muslim communities in the Greater London area — across political, social, economic and civil society fields, as well as sport, business, arts and lifestyle.
Candidates should have a proven track record of delivering engaging journalism, good contacts and the ability to generate original and compelling story ideas.
Excellent reporting and writing skills across shorter and feature-length stories.
Must be able to demonstrate sound journalistic practice, such as balance, careful sourcing and a solid, practical understanding of media law.
Work collaboratively with other reporters and editors.
30 days paid leave per year.
Working from home or in-person reporting with some days in our London office.
Applicants should email a CV, cover letter and relevant examples of their work.
Deadline for applications: February 14, 2022