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Salary
£25,000.00 - £28,000.00
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted by: George Buckland
05 Nov
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04 Jan expires

Science Journalist

London, United Kingdom
Job Description

 

Write news & feature articles covering science & technology industries.

 

 

Our Client

Established over 90 years our client is a leading publisher of  business magazines, providing news and analysis, to a loyal and influential readership consisting of business executives, scientists, and technical professionals. With print & digital titles covering life sciences, pharmacy, health, beauty, and nutrition our client is an industry leader. Our client arranges several leading industry award shows.  You will join an editorial floor of circa 30 staff in stunning warehouse style offices 5 minutes walk from London Bridge station. It's a vibrant and engaging team environment whereby you'll benefit from working with teams in editorial, design, events, and sales. 

 

Key tasks :

  • Researching, Writing, and Editing news articles and feature articles for a professional trade readership
  • Pitching future feature ideas
  • Interviewing scientists and business executives
  • Attending press conferences and asking questions
  • Attending scientific conferences to understand and report on developments
  • Building industry contacts
  • Developing contacts with PRs in order to maintain a flow of information
  • Checking facts in order to write accurate articles
  • Engaging with readers and the industry via social media
  • Assisting the Editors in developing content and speaker ideas for conferences
  • Attending award ceremonies and conferences hosted by your titles
  • Maintaining social media channels
  • Updating website copy including daily news feed
  • Keeping up to date with news, innovations, technical developments, trade & business news

 

Job ID Reference
1300
Desired Skills & Experience

 

  • At least 2 years of experience as a journalist
  • News story research and writing experience 
  • Experience of researching and writing feature articles 
  • Degree in biological or physical sciences
  • A natural flair for interviewing with the ability to interview scientists, technical professionals, and senior business executives
  • Passion for news and developments in the scientific arena

 

Company
  London, United Kingdom
  +44(0)2073213701
  http://www.georgebuckland.com
George Buckland Ltd is a London based Recruitment Agency managing a wide range of job opportunities including jobs in Medical Communications, HealthCare Advertising, and Publishing.
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 London, United Kingdom