Lifestyle Reporter Features London 2024

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Are you a talented writer with a flair for lifestyle content? PA is the UK’s leading national news agency, supplying journalism to every newsroom in the country.

With more than 150 years’ experience of newsgathering and content creation, we have an unrivalled reputation for being fast, fair and accurate.

About the role

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Features team. As a Lifestyle Features Writer, you will play a crucial role in creating engaging, timely, and original content for both print and online platforms.

You will produce engaging, timely, and original content, spanning beauty, fashion, travel, food, wellbeing, and health.

In this role, you'll work closely with the team to enhance the department's output across digital, the wire, and video platforms. Your duties include monitoring sources for compelling news, conducting interviews, and attending events to create lifestyle-themed pieces with a quick turnaround. From crafting news-focused reactive articles to covering exclusive press events, every day is different.

We're looking for someone with a keen eye for captivating stories and a quick turnaround time.

You'll be an integral part of the team, contributing not only to the daily lifestyle narratives but also participating in bespoke projects. If you have a solid understanding of social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok, and are ready to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, we want to hear from you!

Who you are

  • Our ideal candidate will demonstrate self-management with a proactive approach to enhancing content output, showcasing an ability to work efficiently and produce fast, clean, error-free content.
  • You’ll need strong relationship-building skills and exceptional editorial judgment is a must.
  • A solid grasp of journalism law is essential, coupled with a keen understanding of SEO and the effective utilisation of social media.

What we offer

  • 5 weeks holiday in addition to 8 public holidays (pro-rated for part time employees)
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Enhanced pay for maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • On-site Gym
  • Company Pension (4x and matched by us)
  • Life Assurance (4x salary)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing Day
  • Volunteering Day
  • BUPA Health Cash Plan

Inclusion

We are working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we are also focused on who you are and what else you can bring.

We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and positively encourage agile working. We are always open to discuss an individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. We will do everything we can to support you.

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