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Newsweek, Newsletter and Briefings Reporter/Producer

United Kingdom
Competitive salary
Closing date
30 Apr 2022

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Job Type
Full Time
Consumer Publication, Online, Digital, News
Writer, Reporter
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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 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. 

Our office is based in London Canary Wharf but we are definitely open to the potential of working from home.

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 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


  • 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



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