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About the role:

Leading digital publisher based in London is looking for an outstanding journalist who knows the Royal Family inside out to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate must be passionate about covering all aspects of the royals and bring these stories to life in an imaginative and engaging way for our users.

Original reporting is a key part of this role. You will attend royal engagements and help drive my client’s strategy around royal coverage.

You will either have a number of years’ experience reporting on the royals, or be an experienced reporter who has always wanted to cover the royals and regards this as an opportunity of a lifetime.

Millions of people visit my client across numerous countries every day, and this will be a fantastic opportunity for you to showcase your passion and talent.

My client encourages hybrid working, such as working-from-home. The benefits package will be commensurate with this experience. The position will include weekend hours.

In this job, you will:

  • Pitch a daily list of original ideas and produce copy commissioned by news editors to a high standard
  • Be part of the content strategy that will explore how my client can stand out and be unique and interesting
  • Always look to be innovative and challenge convention in everything you do
  • Understand the importance of tone, and adapt according to content and format
  • Use analytics/live data to inform editorial decision-making and ensure we reach our audience as effectively as possible
  • Collaborate with our video/audio team to tell stories in a unique and engaging way
  • Collaborate with our social, SEO and distribution experts to ensure we’re always striving to reach new audiences

What skills you need:

You will:

  • Have substantial experience in journalism and digital media
  • Have experience interviewing, sourcing stories and writing for digital publications with a sound understanding of media law
  • Be able to work flexible hours in order to meet the demands of a digital newsroom
  • Be technically proficient on CMS
  • Be inclusive and collaborative
  • Have excellent communication skills at all levels, and an ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams
  • National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) qualification is preferred though a degree (or higher) that is journalism-related will also be considered
  • Please include examples of your work across a range of topics

What they can offer you:

My client are a offer a friendly & supportive environment and the successful applicant the opportunity to work with not only some of the best but also some of the nicest people in the industry!

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Neil Rogers

Head of Content & Editorial
nr@redcat-digital.com