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HTFP Jobs: Trends and Advance Content Writer - News, Cambridge

Trends and Advance Content Writer - News

Cambridge News

Based: Cambridge

Posted: Wed 15 Mar 2017 Closing Date: Fri 31 Mar 2017
Employer: Trinity Mirror
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Online journalists
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: Competitive + company benefits
Sector: Regional Press, Websites

Job Description

The Cambridge News  is looking for a trends/advance content writer to join our team. We are looking for a talented journalist to help us increase our local digital audience from search traffic, making the News the go to place for people living, working, and spending time in Cambridge.


You will be able to generate story ideas, write them with our digital audience in mind, create and curate further multi-media content, put together total content packages that work brilliantly on all of our platforms, and use social media to get our stories to as many people as possible and engage with them.

Other tasks will include:

  • Generate planned content which increases local digital audience from search
  • Respond to specific searches by creating user-focused content reactively
  • Use search engine analytics to identify when to create content around specific keywords
  • Respond to and publish viral stories quickly and accurately
  • Track major breaking stories in a fast-paced digital environment
  • Provide to-the-minute audience feedback and content ideas
  • Maximise opportunities for audience engagement and interaction

Our Business: Trinity Mirror plc

Trinity Mirror plc is one of the UK’s largest multi-media companies, employing more than 6,000 people across 60-plus locations around the country.

Our iconic brands include the Cambridge News, Manchester Evening News, Liverpool Echo and, nationally, the Mirror. Our content is trusted, relevant, reliable and essential on social, mobile, desktop and in print and our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that we provide. None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.

We expect our employees to maintain the highest personal standards of professionalism and integrity at all times within the framework of current legislation. Ensuring that Trinity Mirror’s editorial and company policies are upheld across the newsroom and maintaining a thorough, up-to-date knowledge of media law and IPSO code is required.

What you need to know

Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive salary and pension, along with an extensive, flexible benefits portfolio (to be discussed at interview).

Contact Details

Please contact David Bartlett at


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 31st March 2017.

Employer Information

Trinity Mirror
United Kingdom

Phone: 01483 508700

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