Spacehouse Ltd is a dynamic media company based in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
We publish several market leading websites & magazines while also representing a significant media portfolio of print and web-based products for our partner publishers.
We work across diverse sectors such as Environment, Regeneration, Social Care and Local Government. The company was founded in 2000 and over the years the business has grown organically as our reputation has spread.
We are now seeking to recruit a journalist to work 4-5 days a week within the health and social care and communities and local government teams, writing engaging and influential content across www.socialcare.today and www.newstartmag.co.uk
Responsibilities and Duties
Research and write daily news and mini feature stories
Generate exclusive stories
Produce editorial content for our bespoke print products
Interview industry figureheads and leading opinion formers
Manage the production of newsletters
Update social media platforms
Ensure the flow of third-party contributions
Attend industry events in the UK
Ensure all copy adheres to media laws and good practice guidelines
Qualifications and Experience
One to two years’ experience preferred although not essential
Experience or interest in reporting on health, social care or communities and local government would be an advantage
Experience or interest in B2B publishing would be an advantage
Ability to deliver clear and engaging copy
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work to deadlines while maintaining the quality of output
Knowledge of social media
We are looking for a self-starter with a high personal drive who wants to become a ‘must read’ journalist in our markets. Other attributes include:
Enthusiasm and positivity
Confidence and ability to work with people at all levels
Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
Attention to detail
Sense of humour
A supportive team environment
20 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays plus Xmas Closure (Pro Rata)
Location: The role is based at our offices in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with one day of home working a week (subject to change). You may be expected to undertake some travel as part of your work.
Reporting to: The Head of Content
Hours/Duration: This is a permanent contract, subject to a three-month probationary period.
Salary: Competitive depending upon experience
How to apply...
Click 'APPLY NOW' to email:
· Your CV.
· Current salary
· A covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role and the organisation, and your ideas for further developing our multimedia content.
· A portfolio which includes at least three samples of your work.
For an informal conversation about the role or to request further information please call Chloe Coules – Head of Content – on 07704338277.
Closing date: Friday 27th May – 5pm.