Brand Journalist - Travel, Hospitality & FMCG Brands

£30,000 - £34,000 plus extensive benefits
12 Mar 2019
12 Apr 2019
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Brand Journalist - Travel, Hospitality & FMCG Brands
Soho, London
£30,000 - £34,000 plus extensive benefits package incl. private health insurance, travel insurance, company holidays, quarterly professional development programme, mentoring and 24 days holiday

Ready to join a highly successful West End Creative and Media Agency delivering social, creative and influencer campaigns for the likes of Sky Cinema, Sandals, Dirty Martini and Bang & Olufsen?

We are looking for an experienced Brand Journalist with a background in social, to join our team of content specialists to develop outstanding branded content across our client portfolio.

With brilliant journalistic abilities and ideally experience working across travel & hospitality and FMCG, we are looking for a Brand Journalist with the ability to find stories and design and write for both short form and long form: from Instagram stories through to blog articles. The aim for the successful candidate will be to get audiences talking about the brand and its products through the creation of multimedia content.

The role will involve research and writing content for a range of channels and uses, researching a range of topics and originating copy. You must have strong experience writing for social channels and an ability to flex tone of voice and approach to suit different brands. We are looking for somebody who can grow to become an editorial expert at the heart of a burgeoning content team.

Brand Journalist Key Responsibilities:

+ Working with strategists and creatives to produce long and short-form sotry-telling/copy for a variety of formats to an agreed brief
+ Liaising directly with client and other contacts to research and collaborate on the production of copy and messages
+ Developing content plans alongside strategists and other content specialists to support a client’s communications objectives
+ Supporting other editorial and strategy colleagues on projects to develop tone of voice and editorial strategies for clients – helping them to align their overall brand and creative proposition with their wider written content output
+ Support clients’ content efforts that raise their brand awareness and build its reputation
+ Push creative thinking and storytelling 
+ Take complex or technical information (written or via a conversation), translate either high-level or detailed concepts into well-balanced, persuasive and compelling content that can scale across multiple channels 
+ Create narratives that can be repurposed

Skills and Experience you need to have:

+ Ability to write accurate, clear, concise and grammatically correct copy
+ Have a significant background in journalism and writing for social media channels
+ Have a good understanding of commercial content and what stories will be attractive to which audiences
+ An understanding of how to write content for a variety of digital channels
+ An ability to flex your tone and approach to the written word in different scenarios and for different brands
+ Strong interpersonal skills that allow you to build relationships
+ Possess excellent journalistic and editorial skills
+ Strong history of crafting copy for larger multichannel campaigns
+ Non-stop ideas and a keen eye for detail
+ Capacity to work well under pressure and manage workloads and multiple projects
+ Self-motivation – you’re proactive and collaborative, with a can-do attitude
+ Approachable personality – a good team player with both creative and account teams
+ Excellent portfolio – proven experience is essential for this role

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Content Manager, Content Editor, Story Teller, Content Developer, Researcher / Writer, Brand Editor, Social Media Content Producer, Brand Marketer, Brand Marketing, PR.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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