Job Description - Staff Writer
Salary: negotiable depending on experience
Location: Central London
IDG is looking for an aspiring journalist to help continue the growth of our award-winning portfolio of business and technology websites. Experience of- or an interest in technology and/or business is desired, but we are primarily looking for writing talent, enthusiasm to engage with industry, and a willingness to learn and share ideas. If you want to make an impact writing about startups and enterprises, from Uber to Apple and Google, this is the role for you.
We're looking for an aspiring journalist to work as part of the award-winning and expanding IT editorial team in our central London offices. We want to hear from you if you are in your first journalism job and looking for greater experience, or simply a creative person looking to get a start in digital media. A degree and/or journalism qualification is desirable, but all applications will be considered. Convince us!
We want someone who can come up with ideas using analytics and social media trends, write unique and engaging stories, and produce and refresh written, video and visual content. Ideally you will have some experience of technology - or business journalism, and an interest in covering the UK's vibrant and ever-changing tech scene. But primarily we want talent, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn and share ideas. If you want to make an impact writing about startups and enterprises from Uber to Apple and Google, this is the role for you.
We need someone who is a voracious reader, with excellent writing skills, and a passion for digital media. An enthusiastic communicator and team player, who isn't afraid to ask a question at a press conference, with some experience of creating great content for an audience. If you are someone who has great ideas and is keen on international travel, we'd love to hear from you.
In return we offer the opportunity to make a difference as part of a successful, vibrant and social team - the biggest global team of technology journalists on the planet. We will train you in everything from making videos and killer slideshows, to interviewing CIOs and analysing company results. We'll send you to cover events in far-flung places, and never say no to a good idea. And you will see your byline on award-winning, market-leading sites such as Techworld.com, CIO.co.uk, and ComputerworldUK.com.
IDG is the world's leading technology media, data and marketing services company. We influence the most powerful tech buyers in the world — from business technologists to enthusiasts and everyone in between. To find out more, visit https://www.idg.co.uk.
How to apply
To find out more about this role, or to express interest in joining our team, email email@example.com in confidence, with a covering letter and CV, before 2nd April.