upday started in 2015 as a joint project between Axel Springer and Samsung Electronics to redefine mobile news. And a lot has happened since then!

Today, more than 200 media and tech professionals with 30 different nationalities contribute to upday's vision and shape how 25 million users consume news. Headquartered in Berlin, with seven additional editorial offices in Paris, Milan, Madrid, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Stockholm and London, upday operates with the energy of a start-up and the stability of an established media company.

If you are looking to join a dynamic and international team full of fantastic talent - look no further, we are your match!

About the job

You will be responsible for:

  • Curating news and video content for Facebook's UK News Surface from a diverse set of publishers and broadcasters
  • Using your journalistic skills across a wide range of subject areas, including breaking news, politics, entertainment and sport
  • Planning for large-scale news events
  • Collaborating with product teams to improve the user experience

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is a journalist with impeccable fact-checking and verification skills
  • Has excellent news judgment and strong knowledge of UK media law
  • In-depth understanding of UK news and current affairs
  • Is a social media native and passionate about journalism
  • Has experience working under pressure and making sharp editorial decisions in a fast-paced breaking news environment

Please note

  • This role requires a combination of daytime and weekend shifts and is home-based with occasional office days in London
  • The position starts immediately and is a fixed-term staff contract until the end of April 2023 with the possibility of further extension

Our benefits

  • Startup experience with flat hierarchies, fast decision-making processes and an inspiring high-pace environment
  • A great opportunity to expand your knowledge and gain practical experience in the media and advertising field
  • A competitive salary and a responsible role within a dynamic European news startup
  • We offer suitable hardware (smartphone, notebook) for mobile working
  • Potential travel to headquarters in Berlin
  • And of course the best: our Updudettes and Updudes! 😊

In order to simplify the flow of reading, we restrict ourselves to masculine terms in the course of the text. Nevertheless, diversity is an essential part of our corporate culture! We are looking forward to receiving all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.

A small insight into how we live and implement diversity and inclusion at upday can be found here: https://www.diversity.axelspringer.com/di-stories/upday

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