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📅  Posted 15 days ago 📍 United Kingdom
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Job Description is the premier source of space exploration, innovation and astronomy news, chronicling (and celebrating) humanity's ongoing expansion across the final frontier. We transport our visitors across the solar system and beyond through accessible, comprehensive coverage of the latest news and discoveries.

What you’ll be doing

As Staff Writer at you'll be responsible for creating new articles in Vanilla, Future's content management system (CMS), and raising and flagging problems in the CMS, finding and editing images for new articles, galleries and features, and verifying image licensing, and sending out our daily newsletter, and managing push notifications.

You'll be curating the homepage and carousel, uploading video to our in-house video player system, identifying and updating older articles to best practice SEO and EEAT, soliciting expert biographies and adding expert boxes to articles, both old and new and responding to or redirecting community emails.

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve

  • Being a quick learner who is comfortable with new apps and programs.
  • Strong sense of how to present digital articles and UX.
  • Experience with photo editing software.
  • Sub-editing experience preferred.
  • Fast worker and thrives on tight deadlines.
  • Past experience with a CMS.
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to work with a global team.
  • Interest in space strongly preferred.
  • An understanding of basic journalistic ethics and best practice.

What's in it for you…

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff. We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed in to one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year.

* Internal job family level E7.

The expected range for this role is £25,000-£28,000

Who are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

Our Future, Our Responsibility - Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees - current and future - are treated with respect and fairness. Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.