Journalism Internship

Employer
Quest Search and Selection Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Feb 2022

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title Journalism Internship (6 months)

This role is part of the Government's Kickstart scheme. Applicants need to be aged between 18 and 24, registered with the DWP and receiving Universal Credit to be eligible.

Join this online media publishing business that has titles in the Ecommerce, Retail and other business sectors. They continue to grow and are launching new digital titles. They seek a recent journalism or media graduate who seeks to gain work experience and training.

Work will be a combination of being office based (London), or, working from home. As a growing company they are launching new publications in 2022 this is an excellent chance to be part of a new business start-up (with the backing of an established company).

Reporting to: Head Editor

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

· News coverage - produce comprehensive, high-quality copy to a daily schedule.

· Competitor research.

· Configure and set up daily Newsletters and e-shots.

· Produce and assist with content for Social Media platforms.

· Work with PR agencies and Press Offices to re-purpose stories.

· Assist with other online marketing campaigns and features.

REQUIREMENTS

· Contract Duration: 6 months 4 or 5 days a week.

· NB - the company produces news 7 days per week so some flexible working is required

· Qualifications University graduate or student in Journalism or English

· Experience: - Writing, Journalism, Content or Blogging Experience

· Ability to conduct research and some basic Photoshop, Video editing and SEO.

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please forward a copy of your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

As this is a Kickstart position you will work 25 hours per week and 4 days per week. Hours are 10am to 5.15pm (less 1 hour for lunch). 2 days per week office based, 2 days per week working from home. Training will be provided plus regular meetings with your manager and/or mentor either face to face or over Zoom. Over-time opportunities up to 40 hours per week.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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