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Digital Reporter – The New European, Norwich


Brand: The New European

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Feb. 18, 2019

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The award-winning anti-Brexit title is looking for an informed, enthusiastic, hard-working journalist to continue our huge digital growth.

The job is primarily based in our offices in Norwich, with some opportunities to work remotely.

Your primary responsibility will be operating The New European’s website, social media accounts and newsletters.

You will source stories from the agenda, from our team of contributors and from social and use your skills to amplify them.

You will use analytics to inform your choice of which stories to cover and to create reports illustrating performance.

You will organise live broadcasts on site and social from events.

You will occasionally help with and write for the print edition of The New European.

The job will be on a shift pattern, including some evening and weekend work from home.

Key responsibilities

  • Generating and fulfilling story ideas guaranteed to reach a wide audience
  • Creating social media posts which grow the TNE brand, amplify our stories and generate digital and print subscriptions
  • Creating and editing video to accompany stories
  • Using additional storytelling methods (data, timelines, polls, live blogs etc) to enhance your work
  • Podcast production and editing
  • Using analytics

The ideal candidate

The successful candidate will have:

  • A keen interest in politics
  • Excellent writing skills
  • A passion for social media
  • The ability to edit video and audio
  • Experience of using analytics to make decisions

Practical experience of writing or broadcasting for a wide audience is essential.

An NCTJ or equivalent journalism qualification is useful but not essential. A driving licence is also useful but not essential.

In return we offer a salary up to £25,000, and excellent benefits including five weeks annual leave (pro rata) and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period) and a wide range of voluntary benefits including a Cycle to Work scheme, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold, charity matched funding.

To apply, e-mail your completed application form along with your CV to kaye.nichols@archant.co.uk

Closing date for completed application forms is Monday 18th February 2019.

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