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Digital & Lifestyle Writer, Part Time 22.5 Hours a Week, Ipswich

Brand: Archant

Location: Ipswich

Closing date: Jan. 19, 2018

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Archant is looking for a Digital & Lifestyle Writer to assist in the delivery of engaging, innovative and inspiring digital content across its Suffolk brands, helping to grow the digital audience on each title within the region.

This is an opportunity to help shape Archant Suffolk’s digital strategy – and to drive the centre’s digital offerings forward to even more success.

We are looking for someone to:

  • Create and deliver digital content to our audience in an engaging way to encourage consumption
  • Combine commercial and editorial content to maximise revenues
  • Ensure each brand retains its unique voice
  • Implement site improvements and changes where required
  • Produce features for the group as a whole, for Heaven magazine and our websites

The successful candidate will have:

  • A formal journalistic qualification (full NCTJ minimum, but preferably at NQJ level)
  • A working knowledge of Photoshop
  • A forward-thinking approach to new media and technological advances and a proven track record of creating interactive content
  • An interest in sport would be beneficial
  • Ideas for and ability to write engaging features as required

We are looking for someone with a passion for all things digital who will work with our local editorial team to grow their knowledge, engage with our communities and build our digital revenues.

We offer 5 weeks annual leave, contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period) and all the benefits of working for a large media organisation. The salary will be £18,000 per annum, pro rata.

If you are interested in applying for this role please e-mail your completed application form to

Closing date for completed applications is 19 January 2018.

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