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Content Writer in Birmingham

We are an exciting and progressive start-up magazine company. Our ethos is “Throwing down the gauntlet, inspiring individual thought, stretching the constraints of traditional media.” Would you like to be involved in a new project? Would you like creative control over your writing? Does the thought of writing on controversial issues excite you? Are you interested in having your own column? If the answer is yes, keep reading! We are looking for a passionate and talented team of content writers to join our magazine! Previous writing experience is not essential. If you’ve written for a website or publication before that is a bonus, if not then carpe diem!

What we offer:

What's in it for you

  • Experience of using writing and editorial skills in a professional capacity.
  • Have your work published online and in print.
  • Written references.
  • Opportunity to be part of a new and exciting magazine.
  • Training opportunities.
  • Any articles you write will be fully attributed to you (including the option for a short bio and links to social media accounts if desired).
  • Promotion of articles on social media.
  • Team bonding opportunities.

What are you going to do


We have a range of roles available:


Arts Content Writer(s) – A section focused on reviewing various artistic pieces across multiple platforms (not limited to but including TV & Film, Music, Literature, and Art.)

Science, Health & technology Content Writer(s) – A section surrounding scientific news, academia and common misconceptions in areas such as (but not limited to): wildlife, technology, geography, pharmaceuticals, food, health, and holistic health.

Lifestyle Content Writer(s) – A section of sports, fashion, sex & relationships, and everything in-between.

Sociological Content Writer(s) – A broad and wide-ranging section investigating and challenging society and prominent societal norms, issues and ways of thinking.

What you may be up to (expectations)

  • Content research and creation – researching and writing articles for the magazine, website and social media platforms.
  • Help generate ideas for articles.
  • Social media marketing – helping create and manage the company's social media presence.
  • Opportunity for editorial responsibilities – e.g. checking writers' copy for accuracy, style, and fluency.

To apply please send a copy of an up to-date CV alongside a 200-300 word motivation letter, telling us about yourself and what you would bring to the team (or include this as your cover letter).

What we ask:

  • A-Level or equivalent
  • If you’ve written for a website or publication before that is a bonus, if not then carpe diem!
  • English GCSE or equivalent.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Love of detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent ability to manage time.
  • Capability to self-motivate.

Extra information

Education Level
College
Location
Birmingham
Working hours per week
1 - 28
Type of Contract
Voluntary
Salary indication
£0.00 per hour
Responsible for
Content research and creation
Type of Job
Design / Fashion
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
Yes
Languages
English

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