15 new journalism jobs found today

Press Gazette has found 16 new journalism jobs today. To view the archive of journalism jobs posts click here.

Watermeadow, a medical communications agency producing educational and scientific materials and events on behalf of international healthcare clients, is looking for an editorial assistant. You should be an enthusiastic, motivated graduate to support editorial and writing teams with project work and research. A science degree is essential for this role, which would suit someone who is looking to acquire the key competencies required for career progression to Associate Medical Writer or Associate Medical Editor at Watermeadow. Location: Witney (near Oxford) or Knutsford. Closing date: 30 September.

The Ministry of Justice is looking for a press officer (£29,000 to £35,000) for its press office at London. You’ll need strong story-gathering skills, a keen news sense, a fluent writing style and the ability to create imaginative media plans, as well as relevant journalism, PR or media relations experience. Closing date: 2 October.

The BBC is looking for a sports editor to be the on-air figurehead of BBC’s sports journalism. With significant on-screen presence you’ll bring gravitas and credibility to our coverage and produce compelling reports that impact audiences throughout the UK and around the world – on TV, radio and online. The sports editor will provide a high level of sports journalism and play a significant on screen role in the BBC’s coverage of major sporting events. This role is currently based in London, and is scheduled to move along with the rest of the department to Salford Quays from April to December 2011. Closing date: 4 October.

Metro International’s London-based Metro World News is looking for a travel editor to take on full-time duties of the expanding travel department for a period of 6 months to one year. The position calls for extensive writing, rewriting and reporting. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years’ travel writing experience. Exceptional English skills are mandatory. Responsibilities include overseeing the segment’s editorial direction, ensuring that it is on-target with Metro’s unique demographic readership. You must have a college degree or equivalent work experience. Send CVs, salary requirement and recent clips to: maggie.samways@metro.lu Submittals without a salary requirement will not be considered.

Incisive Media’s weekly business technology publication Computing is looking for an editor. Computing has a 36-year history of delivering news, analysis and opinion for an audience of senior technology executives. The new editor will need to demonstrate not only a real appreciation of the technology that drives the IT sector, but also a genuine understanding of the financial and leadership pressures faced by CIOs and IT managers. The successful candidate will have acquired substantial experience in business and technology journalism at a senior level. The role would suit an existing deputy or an editor ready to step up and run one of the highest-profile B2B publications in the UK.

Canonbury Publishing Ltd is looking for an editorial assistant/copywriter to help with its portfolio of online and offline titles at their central London offices. The company publish newsletters, ezines, manuals, courses and software focused exclusively on making money, including starting a home-based business, eBay, financial trading, online marketing and gambling. Send your CV with a covering letter to Nick Laight at nicklaight@yahoo.co.uk. Job location: London.

New Media Age is looking for a news editor. You will be an existing news editor looking to move to a more challenging title or a deputy news editor looking to move up. You will help shape the news direction of the title and manage its evolution. Knowledge of the interactive media and marketing industries is an advantage as is a firm grip of online journalism. The position is based in London. Closing date: 14 October.

A media organisation with magazines, websites, directories, newsletters and events in its portfolio wants to hire a business reporter (£20–£25K plus benefits) who is news hungry with an eye for exclusive stories. You should have exposure to writing for a leading B2B trade title. Candidates experienced in weekly or daily news writing with knowledge of public sector would be preferred. General business/finance reporters will also be considered.

A provider of financial information is looking for a business reporter (£25K–£30K plus benefits) who will be covering news for both the weekly title and the website which is updated on a daily basis.

A global online retailer is looking for an online content editor (£28–£32K pa) in London on a six month contract. You will have online experience on a commercial site, providing you with excellent writing and editing skills. It is essential that you have experience of product and/or promotional merchandising. You should also have product and/or promotional merchandising experience along with project management involving multiple cross-functional teams in an online retail or e-commerce environment.

An online retailer wants to hire web content editors (£20K) to join their team in south west London. You will be involved in building new and existing e-commerce website content. You will spend the majority of your time manipulating images and data. You need to ensure the quality of general look, feel and flow of the sites while applying principles of search engine optimisation. You must be a graduate with a degree and possess knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Fireworks.

An online retailer is looking for an online content editor – consumer electronics (£28–32K pa) west of London on an 11-month contract. You’ll be a product expert, responsible for all editorial and merchandising this specific area of the web site. This job is a combination of editorial and online marketing, with a goal of increasing traffic and sales through compelling, commercial content. Exposure in the consumer electronics market will be a huge bonus.

A communications agency is looking for a senior editor (£28000 – £35000 pa) to carry out a variety of quality control, editing and proofing tasks. These duties will be across materials for print and events, including; abstracts, scientific posters, journal articles, meetings reports, power point presentations, brochures, training materials, CD-Roms and websites. You will have a proven editorial background, ideally within the healthcare or medical sector from within communications, agency or publishing. Education to at least degree standard is also essential. Location: Kent.

The Evening Star is seeking a news editor (about £30k) at Ipswich to tackle the demands of the 24/7 news cycle. From writing briefs to organising audio and video clips and motivating a team of journalists, this is a job set in a converged twin-daily newsroom. Applicants should demonstrate extensive knowledge of the web and good practice within the online world and the ability to turn out stunning exclusives for print. The Evening Star works in full collaboration with it sister title, The East Anglian Daily Times, and news editors of both titles work in tandem for the benefit of both. Closing date: 21 September.

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