Looking for a fresh challenge in your journalism career?
Keen to get to grips with and report on a cutting-edge industry?
Want to live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of the country?
International Railway Journal, a globally-renowned business-to-business publication for the railway industry, is seeking an enthusiastic and bright journalist to join our editorial team.
IRJ leads the way in railway industry journalism, with the magazine distributed to more than 10,000 subscribers in over 140 countries. Our industry-leading website is brimming with content and attracts more than 100,000 unique visitors every month. And we do all of this from Falmouth, Cornwall, one of the most desirable places to live in the entire UK.
Reporting to the editor, the successful candidate will enjoy a varied and high-profile role, with a particular emphasis on news writing.
What you will do as an IRJ journalist:
- source and write daily news content for railjournal.com
- source and write features on diverse topics for the monthly magazine
- provide journalistic support to IRJ’s market data platform, IRJ Pro
- help to populate and grow IRJ’s social media channels
- represent IRJ at international industry events
- fact-check and proof-read content
- establish a base of industry contacts
What we are looking for:
- 1-5 years of professional journalistic experience, although we will consider recent graduates with the correct attributes.
- a talent for writing snappy and engaging copy for a technical audience
- ability to work to tight deadlines and juggle multiple tasks effectively
- a hunger to learn, and the ability to hit the ground running
- confident and sociable and with a capability to build relationships with C-level industry contacts, for many of whom English is not their first language.
What might set you apart:
- an understanding of railways
- knowledge of foreign languages
- desktop publishing and design skills
- video production and editing capability.
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