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HTFP Jobs: Deputy Features Editor/Senior Features Writer, Bristol

Deputy Features Editor/Senior Features Writer


Based: Bristol

Posted: Thu 20 Apr 2017 Closing Date: Thu 4 May 2017
Employer: SWNS
Job Category: Feature writers
Sector: Agencies

Job Description

SWNS, Britain’s biggest national news agency group, is looking for a Deputy Features Editor or Senior Features Writer to join our award-winning team.

Applications are welcome from established journalists with a minimum of one to two years news agency, magazine or local newspaper experience.
The responsibilities of the role include sourcing, pitching and writing real life stories for the women's magazines and newspaper feature sections, as well as working alongside TV programmes including This Morning and Good Morning Britain.

The successful candidate will be maximising our existing content, developing their own exclusive material and managing relationships with clients and publishers.

Alongside the Features Editor, they will be responsible for overseeing and managing the features team.

We ask that candidates have NCTJ qualifications or similar, 100wpm shorthand, a clean driving licence and their own car.

A sense of humour will also be an asset, as will an obsession with grammar and an eye for a good pun.
Applicants will need to be able to spot a good story, have creative flair and a fierce competitive edge.
They will live and breathe the Mail Online, the Sun and other tabloids, and be familiar with the real life women's magazines including Take a Break, Closer, Chat, Pick Me Up, Bella and Woman's Own among others.

Candidates will also have a brimming portfolio of published real life features.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a respected agency and work on the biggest and best stories in a highly competitive patch.

SWNS now has offices spanning the length and breadth of Britain and continues to expand.
We offer a competitive salary and unrivalled career prospects.

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Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 19th May 2017.

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