Horizon, Deputy Editor (Brussels)

Location
Brussels (BE)
Salary
DoE
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
RTD-HORIZON
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Horizon, the flagship EU research publication, is looking for a full-time deputy editor.

Horizon is the flagship EU research publication. We cover cutting-edge science in areas such as robotics, personalised medicine and space, presenting it in a way that is relevant to non-specialist readers. Horizon also produces multimedia content such as interactive timelines and short videos.

We are searching for an experienced journalist with an interest in science and a proven ability to write for a general public readership to help run this online magazine on a contractor basis.

Specific profile

  • At least five years’ experience working as a journalist or sub-editor for a newspaper or newswire
  • Excellent attention to detail and a good sense of what makes an engaging story
  • Ability to turn technical or scientific topics into clean, punchy copy for a non-specialist audience
  • Interest in science and research
  • Experience of digital and mobile journalism would be an advantage


Responsibilities

  • Editing articles from our network of correspondents
  • Generating ideas
  • Writing articles and attending press conferences
  • Taking over the day-to-day running of the magazine when the editor is absent
  • Help with producing mobile journalism videos, data visualisations and interactive content


Interested? Send your CV and covering letter by completing the application form below and we will contact you shortly.

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