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Job Title: Snapchat Writer/Editor - Freelance shifts

Department: The Sun Online

Reports to: Snapchat Editor

Purpose of role:

We are looking for talented writers and editors to work on The Sun’s Snapchat edition, creating and editing content tailored to its audience. There are different roles available depending on experience.

Key accountabilities:

  • Conceive ideas for stories and features for both daily editions and for future features and development
  • Write stories and edit existing stories to conform to The Sun’s Snapchat style
  • Assist team with new publishing on other digital platforms as required

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Solid experience of writing and editing copy in a variety of styles for a publisher
  • Experience of Snapchat, at least as a user, and a demonstrable understanding of The Sun’s Snapchat style
  • Unflappable under pressure and delivers work at a consistently high standard
  • Pro-active and displays a willingness to take on any task
  • Positive attitude and good team player
  • Takes initiative in order to achieve desired results
  • Self-starter, organised and a good problem-solver, able to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches
  • Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of the The Sun brand, both print and digital
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 7 days


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