Live Reporter

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Internet, New Media
Region:
East Anglia
Location:
Peterborough
Salary Description:
Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted:
03/06/2019
Recruiter:
TheSmartList
Job Ref:
JPI1988

Live Reporter (Peterborough)

Do you have a passion for great content, quality journalism and the ability to spot a trending story?

Do you want to be part of the collaborative team in one of the country’s most varied news patches?

You will have a hunger to learn, develop and embrace change in an exciting and fast-paced team.

Already living in a world of social media, you will have a grasp of SEO and a natural understanding of what makes great digital content - and you will always want to be first with the latest news for PeterboroughToday.co.uk and the Peterborough Telegraph.

Who we are looking for:
Successful candidates will have a keen eye for a story and an understanding of what drives audiences, along with a natural understanding of SEO
Demonstrate the ability to follow analytics, identify content trends and come up with original content ideas
Understand how to optimise content for search
Be comfortable in a fast-paced media environment but have the organisational skills to plan ahead
Be flexible, working shift patterns and on weekends
Have a natural understanding of social media and how it can be best used to communicate with our readers
Be capable of producing fast and accurate copy

Skills/experience
A team player: able to work closely with digital colleagues specialising in data, analytics, video production and social media
Experience of working in a newsroom, agency or on a digital platform
An understanding of how tone impacts brand values
Previous experience of using a website content management system
Understanding of SEO principles and best practice
Familiarity with basic photo editing tools
Good interview skills and a tenacity to find the right person to talk to
A good knowledge of media law and the Editors’ Code of Practice
NCTJ qualification or equivalent experience
Strong writer, storyteller and communicator
Able to drive with a full, clean licence

Job title: Live Reporter
Location: Peterborough
Contract type: Full time
Application deadline: May 24th 2019

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Contact Details:
TheSmartList
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Katie Mattless
Email:

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