Live Reporter

Recruiter
TheSmartList
Location
Peterborough
Salary
Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
16 Sep 2019
Ref
JPI1988
Contact
Katie Mattless
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Live Reporter (Peterborough)
Do you have a passion for great content, quality journalism and the ability to spot a trending story?

Do you want to be part of the collaborative team in one of the country’s most varied news patches?

You will have a hunger to learn, develop and embrace change in an exciting and fast-paced team.

Already living in a world of social media, you will have a grasp of SEO and a natural understanding of what makes great digital content - and you will always want to be first with the latest news for PeterboroughToday.co.uk and the Peterborough Telegraph.

Who we are looking for:
Successful candidates will have a keen eye for a story and an understanding of what drives audiences, along with a natural understanding of SEO
Demonstrate the ability to follow analytics, identify content trends and come up with original content ideas
Understand how to optimise content for search
Be comfortable in a fast-paced media environment but have the organisational skills to plan ahead
Be flexible, working shift patterns and on weekends
Have a natural understanding of social media and how it can be best used to communicate with our readers
Be capable of producing fast and accurate copy

Skills/experience
A team player: able to work closely with digital colleagues specialising in data, analytics, video production and social media
Experience of working in a newsroom, agency or on a digital platform
An understanding of how tone impacts brand values
Previous experience of using a website content management system
Understanding of SEO principles and best practice
Familiarity with basic photo editing tools
Good interview skills and a tenacity to find the right person to talk to
A good knowledge of media law and the Editors’ Code of Practice
NCTJ qualification or equivalent experience
Strong writer, storyteller and communicator
Able to drive with a full, clean licence

Job title: Live Reporter
Location: Peterborough
Contract type: Full time
Application deadline: May 24th 2019

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