Top Of The Pops & LEGO Friends Magazines, Senior Writer - Maternity Cover

Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
17 May 2016
Closes
31 May 2016
Ref
2016-1665
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

BBC Top Of The Pops Magazine, the UK’s best-selling teen title, is looking for a talented Senior Writer to join its team at Immediate Media Co. You’ll work in the pre-teen hub which also means working on LEGO Friends magazine and other titles when necessary.

As Senior Writer, you’ll be part of a small team, originating original celebrity and lifestyle ideas and creating content. You’ll also manage our digital activity, including social media.

Each day is different, but you’ll be expected to research and write news/gossip stories and quizzes, interview celebrities and create original content including celebrity, real life and lifestyle features.

You will be able to come up with unique ideas for photo shoots and be passionate about keeping up-to-date with the latest celebrity happenings.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a writer on a national pre-teen/teen or celebrity magazine/website and an enormous enthusiasm for everything that excites our readers.

You’ll be equally comfortable interviewing the latest boy band, researching real-life stories or calling in props for a photo shoot. A track record in securing and interviewing celebrities is important and you’ll have a strong, relevant contacts book.

To apply for the position, click 'Apply' now. Please send your CV with a covering letter, three dream coverlines for the June issue of Top Of The Pops Magazine (one celeb-based, one fashion/beauty related, and one about the reader) and a critique of the latest issue (no more than one side of A4 in length).

This role is a fixed term contract for six months, as maternity cover.

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