The Media Eye
London based celebrity and entertainment media directory, providing advance calendar data and celebrity contacts to clients including The BBC, Condé Nast, ITN, CNN, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph Media Group, ITV, Net-A-Porter, Bauer Media, PUMA, Sony Music UK, Disney… and many other media organisations, PR consultancies, brands and charities, is recruiting for a content writer and researcher in its celebrity team.
Content Writer & Researcher, Celebrity team
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Immediate opening for a pro-active Content Writer & Researcher to work on our celebrity contacts team. Proven research experience, excellent attention to detail, communication skills (written and verbal), and experience in a fast-paced office environment are essential.
The role is deadline driven, and candidates must possess genuine enthusiasm for the entertainment and arts sectors; a keen eye for detail and thirst for knowledge; a confident telephone manner; research skills, and the ability to work as part of a close-knit team, often under considerable time pressure.
This position is data focused, and you will be responsible for sourcing and updating celebrity contacts, dealing directly with agents, managers and stylists, working to targets and deadlines. Sourcing and writing industry news (new celebrity endorsements, launches, fashion campaigns, agency moves etc), and sourcing and updating photos, social media data, and celebrity biog information is a major aspect of the role.
Familiarity with social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter etc), enthusiasm, the ability to write lively copy for an industry audience, and a keen interest in celebrity culture and the arts (music, TV, fashion, film, theatre etc) are essential in this role. Proofreading or subediting experience/qualifications would be extremely advantageous in this role.
Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are perfect for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline Mon 2nd march.
Please note: we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.
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