News Executive

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Marketing, PR
South East
£18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�18k - 22k per year
TalentSpa Recuitment
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News Executive

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Salary: �18,000 to �22,000

Job Type: Full-Time, Contract

Working hours: 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday (with some weekend work) between 05:00 and 14:00 daily.

Our client is looking for a News Executive to join our Policy and Finance News Team

Responsibilities for the News Executive role:

As a News Executive within our clients Policy and Finance News Team, you will be responsible for researching international media coverage, writing and editing content and compiling news briefings for international clients.

* Preparing daily and weekly news reports to send out to domestic and international clients
* Providing support to News Managers in the running of client accounts
* Writing and editing content for daily and weekly news reports
* Summarising international media coverage into a digestible format
* Researching international print and online media
* Selecting relevant content for client-specific news reports
* Supporting and training editors and assistants

Our client is looking of a News Executive that has:

* An academic degree in Marketing, Communications, Media, Journalism, English, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Politics or similar; or equivalent industry experience
* Proven editorial and research skills - as part of a university project or examples of workplace experience
* Excellent written and spoken English with in-depth understanding of grammar
* Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Office

Beneficial experience and skills for the News Executive role:

* Experience in an editorial or writing position
* Foreign language skills
* Basic knowledge of politics
* Master's degree in Journalism, Communications, Media, Social Sciences or English
* In-depth, working knowledge of MS Office

Key skills for the News Executive role:

* Driven and enthusiastic team player
* Impressive editor
* Capable of working under time pressure
* Able to adhere to tight and variable deadlines
* Reliable and well-organised worker with attention to detail
* Flexible in terms of working hours and days - starting at 04.30am or at the weekend

Benefits of the News Executive role:

* Competitive salary starting from 18k to 22k
* 26 days holiday entitlement plus 8 days bank holiday
* Bupa Cash Back Plan

If you feel you meet the criteria for this News Executive role then please apply now!

Contact Details:
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Tel: 0844 8700 926
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