All About History, Staff Writer

Bournemouth, Dorset
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Future Publishing
Job Type
Full Time

Do you have a passion for history and a love of writing? Are you excited discovering amazing true stories of heroism, scandal, innovation and intrigue and have a hunger to share these stories with others?

We are looking for a Staff Writer to create high quality editorial for All About History magazine and its website.

As Staff Writer you'll write accurate, lively and accessible content that is enjoyable to read for the magazine and website. You'll research and learn about new subjects quickly and be able to speak about them in an authoritative tone.

You'll conduct interviews with historians, establish good relationships with museums, book publishers and PR contacts to enable you to produce high quality editorial.

You'll generate and develop content ideas and angles, as well as develop ideas for design treatments and box outs. You'll assist with the magazine's social media presence and contribute copy, ideas and assistance across all of Future's history coverage.

You'll have a genuine passion for history and have a qualification in history, journalism or a closely related discipline. You'll have a proven writing ability and capable of creating quick, accurate and entertaining copy.

You'll have the ability to research stories, finding interesting and unique angles and have a willingness to build a contact book of people in publishing, academia and the heritage industry.

You'll have strong organisation and time management skills and able to work on your own initiative to deadlines. You'll ideally have experience of using social media and a web CMS.

If you are looking for a step into journalism and to combine your passion for history and journalism we would love to hear from you.

Click 'Apply' and please submit your CV and a fantastic covering letter telling us why you would be great for this role.