We want to hear from anyone who likes news, editing websites and writing shareable stories - and has experience with all three. The successful candidate must have a passion for news - and a passion for making news stories and headlines accessible and engaging to readers. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include spotting stories, writing newslists, coming up with feature ideas based on trending topics, helping to write social headlines, editing and producing posts.

Essential experience and skills:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced newsroom

  • Strong familiarity with and fondness for social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Reddit and Pinterest

  • Strong attention to detail

  • The ability to understand and spot a wide range of news stories – from science to politics to sport

  • Writing experience and proven experience with social media and analytics

  • The ability to write punchy headlines for social audiences

  • The ability to investigate and identify stories and trending content using social media

  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and a love of the internet

Preferred experience and skills:

  • Experience using Excel, Chartbeat, Google Analytics and Omniture

  • Experience of building audiences with social media and developing social media accounts

  • Two years’ experience on a busy website

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