Reporters, The Independent - NY

Recruiter
Location
New York (City) (US)
Salary
$DoE
Posted
11 Jan 2017
Closes
11 Feb 2017
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Independent is looking for smart reporters to add to our growing team in New York.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing about everything from Donald Trump’s latest cabinet pick, the most recent outburst from Kanye to what the tech world is talking about. 
  • Working with our SEO and social teams to ensure your dynamic journalism is read by as many people as possible.
  • Working as part of a self-starting team in New York to produce content for a growing global audience.
  • Liaising with editors and reporters in London to ensure all angles are covered on every story.
  • Promoting your content across our various social platforms.
  • Helping to run and update our own US homepage 


Skills and experience

  • A passion for news and features, celebrities and politicians, science and the arts. You will be fast, accurate and first.
  • Experience at digging up your own original stories and not just following the herd.
  • A passion for video, an excellent grip of SEO and a natural instinct for social media.
  • An impressive record as a digital reporter.


Please apply by completing the application form below, with a CV and a quick description of why you think you'd suit the role. You should also state your desired salary and current notice.

We look forward to hearing from you.