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At the FT, we aim for employees across all regions to have a voice so that diverse perspectives are heard and valued. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs. We'll continue to remove barriers for all, and in particular barriers facing employees from underrepresented groups.

 

The Role / Position Overview

Investors Chronicle, the investment magazine and website, is seeking a junior digital

production journalist. This is a key role in the Investors’ Chronicle’s production team, working with the digital production editor to maintain and enhance the quality of our digital first publishing output.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Help maintain the smooth flow of copy through our digital workflow, using our
  • Content Management System to edit, proof and enhance copy submitted by our team of writers.
  • Upload content submitted by external contributors to the CMS
  • Work with the digital production editor to ensure content is optimised for digital publishing by sourcing and adding photos, charts and other digital assets
  • Work with the audience engagement editor to create and send out newsletters on a daily basis
  • Regularly promote stories via social media using Socialflow
  • Create charts and other interactive graphics for use in stories using Flourish
  • Record and edit podcasts and videos and prepare them for publication
  • Ensure SEO best practice is being followed across all our digital content.

 

Required Skills / Experience 

 

Essential

  • Experience of sub editing and editing content for digital publication
  • Experience of creating and publishing multimedia content such as videos and podcasts
  • Experience of using a Content Management System and working in a digital first publishing environment
  • Experience of social media platforms and best practice across each one

Desirable

  • Experience of creating newsletters
  • Knowledge of equity markets and an understanding of the world of investment.

 

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Further Information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We have implemented a hybrid working model and we also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, talent@ft.com and a member of our team will be happy to help.

 

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