Reporter – – William Reed Business Media – Chicago, Illinois, United States

An opportunity has arisen for a multi-media reporter to join the editorial team on our recently launched website Part of the highly regarded William Reed Business Media digital portfolio, this brand new global product will not only feature news, but to differentiate ourselves from the competition we will develop and deliver audio podcasts, video, image galleries, infographics along with creating a strong voice across social media networks.

We are looking for a journalist with experience of producing video and audio, and writing online news.  The successful candidate should be a real team player who will be able to turn their hand from writing news one minute to producing a video interview, and compiling a photo gallery the next.  You must be a self-starter with a nose for news and a real passion for online.  You should already have a strong online presence through both established websites and social networks.

For the multi-media journalist role, it is essential that applicants have and are able to demonstrate:

  • Experience of planning, producing, presenting and editing videos and audios for online
  • Strong news-writing skills, preferably for B2B
  • Experience of using social networks and managing and developing Facebook, Twitter and Linked In communities
  • An understanding of SEO
  • Experience of writing about the industry is not essential, but being able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues within it and that those working within it face, is.

Key responsibilities:

  • Posting news stories on the content site every day. News should be written with integrity, accuracy and credibility.
  • Shooting, presenting and editing video news and podcasts on a regular basis.
  • Gather still images both from source and contacts to create relevant photo galleries
  • Attend key industry events and global exhibitions to gather multi-media content and news
  • Develop relevant contacts from within the industry
  • Help develop Feednaviagator social media communities

In return for your enthusiasm and hard work, we’ll promise you great development opportunities, an opportunity to travel, a competitive salary and great benefits all within a friendly and creative working environment.

This role will be based in our Chicago office which we plan to open in April 2015.

Benefits include:

25 days PTO, 401k, and full Health insurance (dental and vision included)

When applying for this role please send your CV, a covering letter and some examples of your work.

NOTE: Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

How to apply

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Date posted: 20/05/15 10:04 Closing date: 20/06/15
Salary: DoE Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Categories: features | news |

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