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Job Title: Digital Features Writer

Department: The Sun Online

Reports to: Digital Features Editor

Purpose of role: The Sun Online’s Features desk is looking for an experienced and talented writer to join the team.

You will be required to:

  • Have exceptional writing, interviewing and investigative skills, honed through previous experience.
  • Be able to write sparkling copy on a variety of subjects.
  • Generate ideas and have the necessary drive and journalistic skills to turn them into great features which readers will enjoy.
  • Have a strong news sense and be able to write around the big stories of the day – adding context and colour beyond the basic lines.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced newsroom and able to turn round a breaking story one minute and delve into an investigation the next.
  • Keep on top of digital trends and spot emerging ones.
  • Set up interviews and build contacts with PRs

Desired skills and experience:

  • Proven experience of writing for a national newspaper or magazine
  • Deep understanding of The Sun brand, both print and digital
  • Unflappable under pressure and deliver work at a consistently high standard
  • Pro-active and display a willingness to take on any task
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the IPSO Code of Conduct, media law and ethical considerations.


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