DEVELOP3D, the premier technology title for the product design, development and engineering community, is expanding its team and is seeking a UK-based staff writer with an eye for a good story.

We are looking for a tenacious, energetic self-starter with training in print and online mediums. You will be responsible for bringing in scoops, writing features and making a name for yourself in the vibrant and sociable world of product development.

Requirements

  • NCTJ qualifications are ideal 
  • Work experience on technology titles is ideal
  • Experience in managing tight deadlines
  • Strong news and feature writing skills
  • Willingness to network with the industry, including travel
  • A strong interest in technology
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop / InDesign / Premiere Pro) skills an advantage
  • Wordpress skills an advantage

What you will be doing

  • Writing news for the develop3d.com website and bi-monthly magazine. This will be comprised of exclusives, some relevant press releases, company news including new technology releases and any other relevant market news
  • Contributing to news analysis and features
  • Interviewing on the phone, video-conference platforms and in person for both news and features
  • Subbing and publishing colleague copy online
  • Uploading stories and social posts on to the content management system
  • Managing our regular community emails
  • Representing DEVELOP3D at events in the UK and abroad
  • Working with the editor and team to develop and follow-up key stories
  • Contributing to videos and podcasts where required
  • Supporting DEVELOP3D's annual DEVELOP3D LIVE conference 

Who is DEVELOP3D?

DEVELOP3D is owned by X3DMedia, a leading business-to-business (B2B) information, marketing services and events company with a global audience. Founded in 2008 the title has grown to become a leading player in the B2B design and engineering industry, offering clients a range of multi-media products and solutions.

Key topics include the use of CAD, 3D Printing, VR/AR/XR, visualisation and simulation software, and other cutting-edge technologies across all product design verticals - from jewellery and watchmaking, through automotive and aerospace, and even spacecraft.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary of £19k - £23k depending on experience
  • 25 days' annual leave plus three additional days at Christmas
  • Predominantly working from home
  • Group personal pension plan

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