Media Job: Digital journalist, The Press and Journal

CLOSING DATE: April 8, 2016

THE Press and Journal, Scotland’s best-selling quality newspaper and one of the biggest regional daily papers in the UK, is seeking…

Digital journalist – Aberdeen

As part of our continued development of our digital proposition, we are recruiting for a digital journalist to support and drive forward our Press & Journal and Energy Voice websites, social media, apps and digital editions through producing digital content and undertaking regular content updates and activity across all relevant digital channels. Ensure all content is vibrant, fit for purpose and conforms to the highest standards

As digital journalist, you will:

* Source, edit and produce vibrant web, mobile, app, email and social media pages, eye-catching imagery and multimedia which reflects the title’s house style, ensuring all content either differentiates from print or complements/supplements the print content.

* Develop and manage the social media channels, exploiting the likes of Facebook, Twitter etc to drive traffic to the sites and build engaged digital communities.

* Create and write digital content.

* Ensure optimum search engine optimisation techniques are applied to the content.

* To conform to the highest standard of web writing by ensuring that relevant guidelines (including brand guidelines), processes and policies for digital content are fully adhered to.

* To provide general html/design/multimedia support to other team members.

With previous experience of online writing and editing, you will possess working knowledge of web content management systems, social media platforms.

An understanding of digital analytics packages would be advantageous as would a working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Edge or video editing.

You will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as an eye for detail.

You must also have a working knowledge of IPSO, and ideally be degree or equivalent qualified in media, communications or English.

This is your chance to work in a rewarding environment where benefits include a competitive salary, medical benefits, company pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance.

Aberdeen Journals is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all staff.

Apply by sending your CV and covering letter to:

Damian Bates, editor-in-chief, The Press and Journal, Lang Stracht, Aberdeen, AB15 6DF

Or e-mail


Closing date for applications is April 8, 2016

Email: P&