Details

Total page views: 1,461
  • Writers, journalists 
  • Editors
  • Copy editors 
  • Photo and image editors 
  • Social media experts 
  • Website design and function
  • Translators (Russian-English-German) 
  • Business expertise: online ad revenue, other revenue sources, events 
  • Video journalists, production 
  • Audio journalists, production 
  • Voice-over, dubbing 
  • Manager of Youtube channel 
  • Volunteer coordinator 
 

Writers

Positions currently available: unlimited

Responsibilities 

  • Writing and collaborating with our journalists 
  • researching the market including reading relevant publications or blogs, and staying up to date with writing that is being produced in our field
  • selecting subject matter based on personal or public interest, or commissioned by us 
  • undertaking background research including desk based research
  • writing individual pieces, including using the technical skills of writing and being able to structure and plan individual projects
  •  editing, revising and reviewing work especially in response to feedback
  •  working to tight deadlines, especially for breaking stories
  •  submitting material for publication in the required and expected format
  •  networking with other writers, especially in our team; as well as others involved our industry
  •  finding, pursuing and maintaining knowledge of breaking news pertaining to our scope
  •  marketing including maintaining an online presence through our website and social media
  •  training intern writers
  •  critiquing the work of other writers including sometimes providing mentoring or coaching 
  •  managing the business side of writing independently including maintaining financial records, 
  • checking contracts and submitting invoices 
 

Journalists

Positions currently available: unlimited 
 
  •  Writing and collaborating with our writers
  •  hosting shows for our YouTube channel
  •  'live' online reporting or real-time blogging when covering important events
  •  creating and uploading news content for the website
  •  interviewing people in a range of different circumstances
  •  building contacts to maintain a flow of news, for example, police and emergency services, local council, community groups, health trusts, press officers from a variety of organizations, the general public, etc.
  •  seeking out and investigating stories via your contacts, press releases and other media
  •  attending press conferences and asking questions
  •  attending a variety of events, such as council meetings, magistrates' court proceedings, etc.
  •  answering phone calls and reacting to breaking news stories
  •  working closely with the news team, photographers and editors
  •  recording interviews and meetings using shorthand or technical equipment
 

Assistant Editors & Editors 

Positions currently available: 3
 
  •  overseeing the layout, appearance and content of articles
  •  generating ideas for features with writing staff
  •  commissioning articles from freelance and in-house writers
  •  managing writing staff and freelance feature writers
  •  editing and re-writing articles, some of which may be rejected or returned to the writer for revision
  •  overseeing artwork, design and photography for featured sections of the site
  •  organizing meetings with writers and artists to discuss ideas for artwork, layout and features
  •  negotiating payments with freelance writers
  •  understanding and complying with media law and industry ethical guidelines
  •  selecting feature articles
  •  sending out briefs to writers, which can include word count, deadline, fee and writing style
  •  proofreading articles
  •  assisting other staff to meet their deadlines
  •  Training and mentoring aspiring editors
 

Copy Editor

Positions currently available: 3 
 
  •  liaising regularly with authors and publishers by phone and email
  •  checking that authors have provided all the required materials and paperwork
  •  resolving queries directly with the author, e.g. style and text inconsistencies
  •  correcting spelling mistakes and grammatical errors
  •  Monitoring design features, such as headlines and subtitles, to instruct the production team
  •  ensuring that illustrations are correctly captioned 
  •  producing or working to a style checklist to ensure consistency in hyphenation, capitalization, formatting of references, etc;
  •  sub-editing text written by a number of authors to ensure consistent house style;
  •  maintaining awareness of new words or phrases coming into popular usage with a view to ensuring they're appropriate for the readership;
  •  discussing and resolving any potentially libelous sections with the commissioning editor and author
  •  overseeing the work of loaders and writers
  •  monitoring and developing design of article pages
  •  ensuring that publications are prepared on budget and to schedule
 

Photo and Image Editors

Positions currently available: 3
 
  •  selecting images appropriate for articles
  •  monitoring and overseeing image selection for articles
  •  Image editing
  •  coordinating image assignments 
  •  editing and compiling photo essays
  •  training aspiring image editors
  •  collaboration with video and audio editors
  •  should be knowledgeable of basic audio and video editing as well 
 

Social Media Experts

Positions currently available: 4
 
  •  collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop marketing and communications plans that 
  • leverage the social media space. You will own the strategy and the execution of the ideas 
  • responsible for developing content across owned and earned social channels. This could include 
  • blog posts, tweets, status updates, pins, photos and videos, etc.
  • creates, manages and grows business presence across social media channels, including, but not 
  • limited to blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram
  •  Leverages measurement tools to provide progress reports and mine insights, while continually 
  • finding ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives 
  •  Working knowledge and real-world experience in planning, managing and executing social media initiatives 
  •  Real-word experience planning social media programs that span owned (eg Blogs), earned (eg Facebook) and paid (sponsored tweets) 
  •  Knowledge of Digital Marketing current best practices and understanding of Digital production processes 
  •  Knowledge of social media legal guidelines, including, but not limited to WOMMA and “pay-per-post” 
  •  Knowledge of Strategic planning and processes for brand management and creative development, including research tools and evaluation of results, especially as related to 360 "Integrated Communication Planning". 
  •  Knowledge of media strategy and planning options and the media role in integrated communication. 
  •  Strong negotiation skills as both a strategic advisor and direct negotiator for a broad variety of Interactive services
 

Website Designer

Positions currently available: 3
 
  •  drawing up detailed website specifications
  •  designing sample page layouts including text size and colors
  •  designing graphics, animations and manipulating digital photographs
  •  coding using a variety of software (not required)
  •  working with different content management systems
  •  search engine optimization
  •  meeting relevant legal requirements such as accessibility standards, freedom of information and privacy
  •  designing the website's visual imagery and ensuring it is in line with company branding policy 
  •  proofreading content and grammar and making changes where necessary
  •  editing content, debugging code and re-designing web pages
  •  working with other web specialists including web developers and graphic designers
  •  liaising with outside agencies
  •  regularly testing the website to ensure all functions is working properly
  •  training staff on our software
  •  researching current design trends
  •  continual professional development to keep up to date with new software developments.
 

Text Translators (Russian-English-German)

Positions currently available: unlimited
 
We have a huge demand here!
 
  •  translating articles assigned as well as original submissions
  •  reading through original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained
  •  researching legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation
  •  proofreading and editing final translated versions
  •  supplying subtitles for our foreign video content
 

Business Developer

Positions currently available: 2
 
  •  optimize online ad revenue
  •  initiate  and manage additional sources of revenue such as events, and fund raisers
  •  crowd funding management 
  •  developing and implementing growth opportunities 
  •  collaborate and integrate accumulated knowledge and feedback with the marketing dept.
  •  continually develop the answer to the question "how do we raise and make more money" 
  • and its analytical backup and roadmap for implementation
 

Volunteer Coordinator

Positions currently available: 2
 
  •  researching and writing volunteer policies and procedures.
  •  liaising with departments within their own organization or with organizations for which they are recruiting volunteers (e.g. charities and councils) to understand how they work, develop partnerships and assess their volunteering needs.
  •  generating appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the organization.
  •  raising staff awareness of the role and function of volunteers.
  •  ensuring there is appropriate support and training for volunteers.
  •  promoting volunteering (internally and externally) through recruitment and publicity strategies and campaigns.
  •  recruiting volunteers and ensuring they are appropriately matched and trained for a position.
  •  organizing roles and providing inductions and training.
  •  monitoring, supporting, motivating and accrediting volunteers and their work
  •  celebrating volunteering by nominating volunteers for awards and organizing celebration events
  •  offering advice and information to volunteers and external organizations through telephone and email contact
  •  organizing profile-raising events to attract new volunteers 
  •  keeping up to date with legislation and policy related to volunteering and making any necessary modifications to accommodate changes
  •  Working with multiple agencies across different sectors in order to establish good working relationships to influence decisions about volunteering
  •  Maintaining databases and undertaking any other administrative duties