The digital edition of the award-winning current affairs magazine The Week is looking for a story editor to join our team. The Week’s website selects the best news articles, features and opinion pieces from media outlets across the globe and weaves them together into comprehensive features and newsletters.What You'll Be Doing…
As Story Editor at The Week Digital, you'll be editing website articles, newsletter content and social media posts, where accuracy and quality control are critical.
You'll also be assisting the U.S. executive and deputy editors—plus covering team members as needed, including the deputy editor, social media editor and editorial assistant—with fielding pitches, assigning stories, overseeing daily content production, giving feedback to writers, compiling and scheduling magazine content for the website, and organizing daily puzzles, quizzes and crosswords.
You'll be working with writers and other editors to implement The Week's unique multisource style across all digital products, building and editing daily and weekly newsletters and writing occasional articles as needed.Experience That Will Put You Ahead Of The Curve…
What's In It For You…
- Excellent line editing, copyediting, writing, proofreading and organizational skills.
- Track record of editing digital content and using content management systems
- Knowledge and understanding of U.S. and international current affairs, as well as an interest in everything from politics and business to science and culture
- Familiarity with The Week’s approach to news
- Ability to be nimble and flexible around changing deadlines and daily tasks
- Experience at a U.S. news publisher.
- College degree, with journalism degree a plus
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 into one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience.
Additional benefits include health Insurance; ranging from medical to dental and even vision care, 401k match.
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 E6
Please note, the salary range for this position is $57,000 -$58,500Who 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.