Scratch, Beauty Writer

Location
Westerham, Kent
Salary
£DoE
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Full time staff writer required for Scratch magazine, a leading B2B magazine for the nail and beauty industry.

This role is ideally suited to a recent journalism/English graduate and includes writing and collating news and features for the magazine and website, attending beauty trade shows, working across social media and reporting from press events.

Applicants MUST be able to drive to Scratch’s location in Westerham, Kent within one hour.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about the nail industry and highly personable, with a bursting ideas bank for features and online content.

Working within a team of three writers, he or she will report to the editor and be confident about heading to events and interviewing key industry figures in the industry. The applicant must be able to turn content around quickly and accurately.

Multimedia content production skills (video and audio) would be an advantage but is not essential, as would sound knowledge of SEO and WordPress.

Please note this position is based on the Kent/Surrey border, NOT London.

Start date is flexible, but ideally late June/early July.

To apply, please send:

  • Your CV and covering letter – including why you have an interest in beauty and nails
  • Two examples of/links to your published written work (preferably one with a beauty focus)

to Helena Biggs, Editor, by completing the application form below.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Friday 16 June 2017 @ 9am.

Contract Type: 3 month trial leading to a permanent role.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.