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Job Title: Junior Writers/Editors

Department: The Sun Online

Reports to: Audience Development Manager

The Sun Online is the biggest mobile news brand in the UK - and still growing! - with a young, talented, diverse team who publish the best coverage of news, sport, TV and showbiz, lifestyle and family value.

Purpose of role: To work on a project tasked with engaging our readers through interactive experiences, such as quizzes and polls, on our website. The role is shift-based and paid on a day rate with flexibility on the amount of shifts per week.

Key accountabilities:

  • Write and build engaging quizzes and polls
  • Communicate with editorial teams to ensure appropriate promotion e.g. links in articles, social support etc
  • Track performance, collect data and report back findings
  • Work with editors to develop ideas and formats

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent standard of English
  • Attention to detail
  • Good creative skills
  • Good general knowledge
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of using a publishing CMS e.g. Wordpress
  • Experience of using graphic software e.g. Photoshop
  • Experience in a publishing environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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