London Evening Standard, Online Going Out Journalist

Recruiter
ESI Media
Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
22 Apr 2015
Closes
01 May 2015
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Reporting, Writer
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Evening Standard website (standard.co.uk) is looking for a talented Journalist with an in-depth knowledge of London's food & drink, theatre, film, music and clubbing scene to join its features desk.

Candidates will have experience of writing and breaking stories for a digital audience, proven production skills and an awareness of SEO benefits.

Further requirements include:

  • Keen interest in all subjects that are part of standard.co.uk/goingout
  • Ability to generate and upload a high volume of stories to tight deadlines.
  • Experience in pitching, researching and writing clean, compelling and accurate copy.
  • A track record in website publishing
  • Top subbing skills and the ability to write quick and clever headlines and captions.
  • Experience in contributing to and growing social media platforms.
  • Ability to produce traffic reports, with a record of doing so in previous positions.
  • Good forward planning skills.
  • Experience in photoshop and video editing

Candidates should have experience of working in a dynamic and fast-moving newsroom and be flexible to work within an all-day, seven-days-a-week environment.

Please send your CV, covering letter and three examples of your work, by clicking 'Apply now'.

Closing date Friday 1 May. If you haven't heard back from us by 20 May 2015, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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