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Senior Reporter

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset

Published
06-12-2019
Job ad details
Published
06-12-2019
Expires
31-12-2019
Job ID
330136733
Job type
Part-time
Permanent
Salary level
£19,000 - £19,000  per year
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Marketing and PR, Media,Creative, Design , Sales, Customer Services

Part Time Senior Reporter
Our lively, innovative and forward-thinking editorial team in Weston-super-Mare is looking for a part-time senior reporter to join its news team. You would be working with three of our much-loved titles the Weston Mercury, Weston Midweek and North Somerset Times, contributing to these newspapers and their ever-growing websites

With a base from our offices in Weston you will be required to create and cover stories across the region as well as working with key organisations to keep in touch with their PR and current news stories.
You will have a flair for and enjoy creating content which is engaging for all platforms websites, print and mobile. On occasion you will need to produce video and pictures to engage audiences with digital content that is lively and current. You will be given scope to find your own news as well as working on stories as directed by the senior editorial team.
You would be working 18 hours a week with seven other editorial team members working a handful of weekends each year and a rota system to cover the hours between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday. It is essential that you drive and have access to a vehicle.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

Strong digital audience awareness for content
Level 3 NCTJ diploma in journalism is essential
Full NQJ is preferable
Ability to produce sparkling copy for our newspapers and websites
Good knowledge of the local area (desirable)
Ability to produce video and picture content
Excellent news judgement
Ideas for print and digital platforms
A full valid driving licence

SALARY & BENEFITS

£19,000 for a senior reporter (qualified) pro rata
Fully qualified individuals will qualify for senior development plan and increase in salary
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
Cycle to Work scheme
Annual volunteer work day
Archant Gold matched charity fundraising
Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme
Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews

WHAT NEXT?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV by clicking the ''apply via email'' button

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.
We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive.

ABOUT US
We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together

And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

A few facts about us:
We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Archanteers and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEsto major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

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Part Time Senior Reporter
Our lively, innovative and forward-thinking editorial team in Weston-super-Mare is looking for a part-time senior reporter to join its news team. You would be working with three of our much-loved titles the Weston Mercury, Weston Midweek and North Somerset Times, contributing to these newspapers and their ever-growing websites

With a base from our offices in Weston you will be required to create and cover stories across the region as well as working with key organisations to keep in touch with their PR and current news stories.
You will have a flair for and enjoy creating content which is engaging for all platforms websites, print and mobile. On occasion you will need to produce video and pictures to engage audiences with digital content that is lively and current. You will be given scope to find your own news as well as working on stories as directed by the senior editorial team.
You would be working 18 hours a week with seven other editorial team members working a handful of weekends each year and a rota system to cover the hours between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday. It is essential that you drive and have access to a vehicle.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

Strong digital audience awareness for content
Level 3 NCTJ diploma in journalism is essential
Full NQJ is preferable
Ability to produce sparkling copy for our newspapers and websites
Good knowledge of the local area (desirable)
Ability to produce video and picture content
Excellent news judgement
Ideas for print and digital platforms
A full valid driving licence

SALARY & BENEFITS

£19,000 for a senior reporter (qualified) pro rata
Fully qualified individuals will qualify for senior development plan and increase in salary
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
Cycle to Work scheme
Annual volunteer work day
Archant Gold matched charity fundraising
Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme
Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews

WHAT NEXT?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV by clicking the ''apply via email'' button

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.
We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive.

ABOUT US
We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together

And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

A few facts about us:
We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Archanteers and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEsto major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

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You would be working 18 hours a week with seven other editorial team members working a handful of weekends each year and a rota system to cover the hours between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday. It is essential that you drive and have access to a vehicle. THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE: Strong digital audience awareness for content Level 3 NCTJ diploma in journalism is essential Full NQJ is preferable Ability to produce sparkling copy for our newspapers and websites Good knowledge of the local area (desirable) Ability to produce video and picture content Excellent news judgement Ideas for print and digital platforms A full valid driving licence SALARY & BENEFITS £19,000 for a senior reporter (qualified) pro rata Fully qualified individuals will qualify for senior development plan and increase in salary Full 25 days paid holiday statutory bank holidays Cycle to Work scheme Annual volunteer work day Archant Gold matched charity fundraising Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews WHAT NEXT? If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV by clicking the apply via email button Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful. We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive. ABOUT US We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company. Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change. We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life. But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve. We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly. We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life. We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops. A few facts about us: We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain. Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game. Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Archanteers and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out! Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson. We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. 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Job ad details
Published
06-12-2019
Expires
31-12-2019
Job ID
330136733
Jobtype
Part-time
Permanent
Salary level
£19,000 - £19,000  per year
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Marketing and PR, Media,Creative, Design , Sales, Customer Services