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HTFP Jobs: Senior Reporter, Stevenage

Archant Herts & Cambs

Based: Stevenage

Posted: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Closing Date: Wed 22 Dec 2021
Employer: Archant
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Senior Reporter

Archant Herts & Cambs

Based: Stevenage

Posted: Wed 20 Oct 2021
Closing Date: Wed 22 Dec 2021
Employer: Archant
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

We're looking for a senior reporter who has the experience and ability to work with teams of journalists across Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

The role will see you create unique and compelling content for some of our most important news brands that include Herts Advertiser, Cambs Times, Hunts Post, Dunmow Broadcast & Saffron Walden Reporter.

No day is the same. Working alongside the chief reporters and editors, you will have the experience to create content suitable for multiple platforms including our websites, social media and print.

You will have great ideas to produce high-performing digital content and will work closely with our audience development teams and social media experts, monitoring performance and reacting accordingly to the analysis of the data.

There is also the need to deputise for chief reporters and editors as required, overseeing various titles including planning, proofing and production.

In return you will get ongoing support and training in various areas to help you progress in your career.

This is a full-time opportunity with a base at our office in Stevenage.

You will have:

  • Full senior NQJ qualification
  • Newsdesk experience
  • Experience as deputy editor, chief reporter or experienced senior reporter.
  • Great spelling/attention to detail
  • Excellent news judgement
  • Lots of ideas for print and digital platforms
  • Knowledge of the local area preferred

So what's the package?

  • Competitive salary
  • Structured training and development to grow your opportunities and salary
  • Latest laptop and kit
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays + your birthday off
  • Extra day off on your birthday – plus another paid day off to volunteer in your community
  • Health and wellbeing support including access to GP within 24 hours
  • Exclusive discounts app with major savings on days out, gym membership, restaurants and more
  • Archant Gold: we’ll match, pound for pound, the money you raise for your chosen charity
  • Lots of perks like pizza quizzes and the Archant Thank You scheme, with monthly tax-free cash draws for giving and receiving thanks to colleagues

What's next?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your completed application to employment@archant.co.uk

We will be calling and shortlisting for interview on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond to all applications.

More about Archant

We’re transforming local media. At Archant, we do right by our readers and advertisers, connecting our communities to everything they care about.

We come in two flavours. As a publisher – of 150+ of Britain’s best-loved local news and lifestyle brands. And an agency – creating knockout solutions for clients large and small.

We move fast and work with partners like Google on new innovations to shake things up.

And we believe in people, not pigeonholing. You’ll see our commitment to personal training and development right from the off, as we enable our amazing talent to keep on shining.

Contact Details

Please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk as soon as possible and we will contact you very shortly if we are interested in progressing your application to the next stage.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Wednesday 22nd December 2021.

Employer Information

Archant
United Kingdom