Press Gazette has found 14 new journalism job vacancies today. To view our daily archive of journalism job posts click here.
Future Publishing is looking for a staff writer in Bath to write for its road cycling magazine, Cycling Plus. Responsibilities will include the research, writing and production of news stories, training, health and fitness articles and product testing. You will also be involved in sub-editing incoming copy to house style and assisting the production editor in the magazine’s production. Ideally you will be educated to degree level or hold a recognised journalism qualification. It is preferable that you have an enthusiasm and appreciation for sport, fitness or cycling.
The consumer health website NetDoctor is looking for a new content editor. This is a key role with responsibility for updating the editorial content, layout, news and features of NetDoctor.co.uk with particular focus on health and wellbeing content. The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ online editorial experience preferably within the health sector. You should also have a life sciences degree and be working in the medical, health or scientific editorial arena.
The Hounslow and Brentford Times which covers west London is looking for a reporter with a track record of digging out off-diary stories and working to tight deadlines. The successful candidate will have their NCE. They should be equally happy to tackle hard news and community stories as well as human interest features. Closing Date: September 18.
Nick Hern Books, a specialist publisher of plays, screenplays and theatre books, is looking for a full-time editorial and production assistant (£20,000 pa) to work alongside its commissioning and production editors. You will help to ensure that new titles progress smoothly from typescript to finished publication, which will include proofreading and copy-checking, as well as liaising with authors, theatre companies and printers. You will also take over responsibility for a large reprint programme and, in due course and after training, the typesetting of play texts. Closing date: September 25.
The Greenwich Council is looking for a web editor (£30,681 – £33,177) to be based at its office in Greenwich. Based in the web team, you will be working on content projects and will have responsibility for channel management for your area. You’ll need a diploma or higher qualification in journalism or English and/or substantial and relevant experience of writing and editing professionally in a corporate web environment. Closing date: 5 October.
The British Red Cross is looking for a writer – fund raising (£24,000 – £27,000 pa incl. ILW) for its London office. You will be one of six writers in the editorial team, and will specialise in the British Red Cross’ events and fundraising work. You will acquire an excellent knowledge of this specialist area, build effective working relationships with fundraising staff, and write or edit content for British Red Cross’ websites, publications and internal communications. Closing date: September 30.
A UK charity is looking for an editor (2 1/2 days per week; £33,661 pro rata) to be based in North London with a proven track record of producing high-quality magazines. You need to be a talented writer, as well as have the ability to manage the design and editorial processes of the publication. Ideally you will have experience of managing staff and volunteers as well making sure magazines go to press on time within budget. You will be responsible for the publication of the bi-monthly membership magazine, generating ideas for content and planning issues.
A medical education consultancy is looking for an editorial assistant (£18,000 – £23,000 pa) to assist editorial staff with project work, research, referencing and other administrative project tasks as required. You must have a minimum of a scientific or medical degree as you will be dealing with quite technical subject matter. You will demonstrate key skills and enthusiasm to get your foot in the door in the world of medical communications. Experience of writing, editing and proofreading will be very advantageous. It is expected that you will acquire the key competencies to work towards becoming an associate medical writer or associate medical editor. The role could be based either in Oxfordshire or outside of Manchester.
Reed Business Information, the publisher of B2B magazines, directories and newsletters, is looking for a hotels editor. Reporting to the content manager, you will be an experienced journalist with a proven ability to deliver agenda-setting content across print and online publications. You will have overall responsibility for managing or generating all content output relating to the hotel sector and propose ideas for agenda-setting content to the content manager. Using your hotels sector contacts and knowledge, you will write, commission and edit news, blogs, landing pages, analysis and features for Caterersearch and Caterer and Hotelkeeper.
A company that creates integrated medical and scientific communications for pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients is looking for editor – medical communications (£25,000 – £30,000 pa) to be based in London. You will have a BSc/MSc in life sciences or equivalent along with a proven background in editing within an agency, marketing or publishing environment. You will be responsible for carrying out a range of editing and proofing tasks. You will also be involved in project management, liaising with external customers, championing editorial processes and mentoring and developing more junior members of the team.
A news distribution and media monitoring company is looking for an operations editor/ multimedia production specialist (£25K to £27K pa; shift work with allowance) to be based at London. You will have strong proofreading and editing skills, ensure accuracy and have experience within an online and/or newswire environment. You will also be familiar with HTML, CSS and Photoshop. You will be subbing, proofing, re-writing copy, liaising with clients and achieving daily deadlines. Day to day responsibilities will include building and producing multimedia news releases (MNR), adding social media links to MNR, liaising with clients to discuss and amend MNR as necessary, ensuring accuracy of clients copy and assisting with formatting or document conversion queries. The role will involve shift and weekend work with 8 hour shifts anytime between 5am to midnight.
A medical education consultancy is looking for a medical writer (£25,000 – £40,000 pa) who will write and edit products such as major review articles, clinical papers from clinical study reports, product manuals, slides kits, highlight reports and abstract books. You will have a BSc/MSc/PhD or equivalent along with medical writing experience. Candidates looking to make their first move from a PhD or postdoc will also be considered. You will also deal with clients at all stages of the communications process from pitch through to completion. There will be travel involved and you will assist in checking and proofing others work as well as training new writers. The role could be based either in Oxfordshire or outside of Manchester.
An educational publishing and e-learning company based in Harlow on the Essex / Hertfordshire border is looking for a media editor (£28000 – £35000 pa plus benefits). You will be passionate about higher education and researching online and web content solutions to aid learning via online publishing and web content. You will be responsible for all aspects of planning, specifying, researching, developing, managing and testing media projects across the higher education publishing programmes including tutorial / test packages and web based content and mobile applications. You will research market needs and technology issues, review competitive products and serve as a technical resource and provide product support to the editorial team.
Incisive Media is looking for an assistant editor for Central Banking journal and its related website, www.centralbanking.com to be based at London. You will produce content for the journal and the website, and take on an increasing proportion of the editing. In the nature of the Central Banking journal, your contacts will be senior figures at national and international institutions, right up to the level of central bank governor, for example. You will also help manage Central Banking training courses and books publishing on a project basis, and also contribute to speed, a quarterly journal focused on interbank payments.