Media job: Magazine journalist (temporary), The People’s Friend

CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2019

Dundee, Meadowside


THE People’s Friend magazine is looking for a magazine journalist to join the features team. The post is for one year – to cover maternity leave.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team working on what is recognised as the world’s longest-running women’s weekly magazine – in its 150th anniversary year. Reporting to the assistant editor (features), the successful candidate will be generating feature ideas in line with the brand’s values, then writing or commissioning them, as appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have experience creating compelling content for a print publication. Generating and researching ideas, working with PR teams, freelancers and picture agencies, you will have a proven ability to bring together all the elements required for a good feature.

An excellent command of written English, an awareness of copyright law and the ability to meet tight deadlines are essential to the role, as are good communication skills. You should be a team player, working closely with editorial, production and design colleagues and the editorial director to deliver results.

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

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This is a temporary position, working 35 hours per week from our Meadowside office. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, health cash plan, on-site staff gym, excellent pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

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Closing date for applications is 30th August 2019.