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Commercial Features Writer, Ipswich


Brand: East Anglian Daily Times (EADT)

Location: Ipswich

Closing date: Oct. 29, 2018

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Up to £22,000 pa

Archant is looking for an experienced journalist to join its commercial features team working across daily and weekly content platforms published in Suffolk. These include eadt.co.uk, the East Anglian Daily Times, www.ipswichstar.co.uk, the Ipswich Star and our other weekly newspapers and magazines.

This is a busy team working on an ever-increasing number of print and web projects. We are looking for a journalist who is able to generate ideas and produce lively, accurate and concise copy. The ability to recognise commercial opportunities would also be desirable.

Excellent organisation and communication skills are vital for this role, as is the ability to work accurately to deadlines. You need to be outgoing and confident. The position is full time and based in Ipswich, although there may be times when work is required in Norwich.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent opportunity to join one of the country’s leading regional media groups. Other benefits include 5 weeks’ annual leave, a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period) and a wide range of voluntary benefits include a Cycle to Work scheme, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold (charity matched funding).

A full valid driving licence is essential.

To apply, please e-mail your completed application form to jane.berry@archant.co.uk

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 29 October 2018.

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