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Features Writer

Employer
LBBonline Little Black Book
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Little Black Book is looking for a new Features Writer to join our PR Agency LBB Lab.

Please note: It is essential for applicants to have experience working as either as a writer, journalist or editor in the advertising, marketing, media or business sectors. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE. We will not be able to consider your application

Applicants must be based in London or be able to commute to our office location when it is safe for workplaces to reopen

This role will see you working with LBB's sales team, the senior features writers, and PR account managers. You will report directly to the Head of LBB Lab.

Day-to-day you will be working with LBB Lab clients and liaising with PR Account Managers to generate interesting written content including interviews, profile features and thought leadership.

This role will be client-facing and we expect our Features Writer to be able to suggest interesting, relevant and timely angles for new articles which also meet the business goals of clients.

Typically you will be writing about creative subjects and creative businesses, liaising with companies and sources who work in advertising, marketing, media, film production, post production and VFX, music and more.

There will also be scope for the person who joins us to work editorially should they wish. We are looking for someone with ambition, strong written skills and curiosity who wants to join a new model company where editorial and PR co-exist.

LBB is one of the industry's fastest growing online platforms for the advertising and creative communications industry. There is a huge scope for advancement in the role should the candidate have the right initiative and drive including personal writing. The LBB Lab PR team is driving for growth across 2021 - 2022 and are looking for candidates who want to help drive the company forward. There will be ample opportunity to expand the boundaries of this role and get involved in business development and editorial, should that be of interest.

Following a period of probation, Features Writers at LBB Lab also benefit from target-based commission so there is opportunity to earn beyond your salary on a monthly-basis

What we're looking for:

Essential:

  • Experience working either as a writer / journalist / editor
  • Experience of writing about the marketing and business industries
  • Exceptional client manner and professionalism
  • Very confident written English and grammar skills
  • Self-driven and diligent attitude
  • Highly organised
  • Creative flair
  • Fast writer
  • A passion for the creative world and a curiosity about creative businesses and technology
  • Applicants must be based in London or be able to commute to our office location when it is safe for workplaces to reopen



Desirable:

  • Business, marketing or journalism degree
  • Comprehensive understanding of the advertising industry and the different businesses within it
  • Experience working at an advertising, marketing or production magazine
  • Passion for writing and regular contributor to a blog or news site


To Apply:

Please submit your CV to Phoebe Siggins phoebe.siggins.lab@gmail.com
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