Journalist - UNILAD

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 120 million people. We are a way of life for a generation of fans from all over the world. LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. 

Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.

The Role:

As a Journalist for UNILAD, you will use your editorial talent, awareness of current news, and passion for trending viral content to produce high quality and thought-provoking articles to be posted across the UNILAD social media platforms. You will be part of the team which is responsible for taking UNILAD to the next level. You will help enhance the brand image by maintaining a strong online presence as well as developing and improving the quality of articles. It’s not the news, it’s our news. In the role, you will thrive on a high-pressure, fast-paced, target-driven news desk, be proactive in growing a book of contacts, demand attention to detail, relish tight deadlines and constantly look to grow your journalistic flair. 

Responsibilities:

• Producing trending news articles to tight deadlines 

• Remaining proactive by researching and seeking the latest news, trends, gossip and reports ahead of competitors 

• Sourcing and pitching original ideas and lateral angles for viral articles 

• Expertise in social media 

• Growing and utilising contacts for leads 

• Maintaining impeccable grammar and punctuation skills 

• Continually striving to understand the tone of the brand The Person 

• Journalistic background with newsroom experience 

• 2/3 years’ experience in written media 

• NCTJ qualified 

• Target driven and the ability to meet tight deadlines 

• A high standard of written English and outstanding writing, research and writing skills 

• A proven ability to think, imagine and produce new and original ideas whilst continually delivering unique and engaging content in the UNILAD tone. 

• Proven SEO knowledge and/or experience 

• Experienced user of Microsoft Office 

• A degree within a relevant field is desirable but not essential