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Features writer

Archant South West

Based: Exeter

Posted: Wed 9 May 2018 Closing Date: Fri 25 May 2018
Employer: Archant
Job Category: Feature writers
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

We’re looking for a talented features writer to work across Archant’s portfolio of Devon newspapers and associated digital platforms.

Based in Exeter, you’ll be writing, sourcing and producing accurate, well-written, innovative and engaging features for different channels, including print, online, social and video platforms.

A key part of this new role will be to create brilliant SEO-tuned commercial content that'll soar to the top of Google’s SERPs.

Duties will also include responsibility for what’s on and leisure content across our Exeter-based titles, and you’ll also provide support to the news reporting teams when required.

This is a senior position so we’d ideally like to hear from applicants who have completed the National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ). Journalists who have completed the NCTJ pre-entry course (including 100 wpm shorthand) will also be considered.

A driving licence and own transport are essential. Please be sure to reference this in any letter of application.

The role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including five weeks’ annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period), as well as a wide range of voluntary benefits including a Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold, charity matched funding.

Contact Details

To apply, email your CV and a covering letter to Stefan Gordon, Devon Editor, Archant South West, Fair Oak Close, Exeter Airport Business Park, Exeter, EX5 2UL or by email to


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 25th May 2018.

Employer Information

United Kingdom

Phone: 07785 616205

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