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Digital journalist

Applications are welcomed for a digital journalist to join the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. This is an exceptional opportunity for a creative journalist to join an outstanding team committed to fulfilling the mission of the Institute: exploring the future of journalism worldwide through debate, engagement and research.

What Reuters Institute is looking for:

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Editorial and will help increase and enhance the output of the Institute’s digital channels: its newsletters, its website and its social media channels. They will report, write and edit original and distinctive news articles on some of the most pressing issues in journalism with a special attention to the Global South. These pieces the Reuters Institute recently published on QatarUgandaIran and covering climate change are good examples of what the digital journalist will help the Reuters Institute achieve.

The Reuters Institute is looking for a person with excellent written and verbal skills and with proven ability to write and edit social media posts and engaging news stories to the highest standards. He or she will have relevant experience as a journalist, and excellent analytical, organisational and project management skills.

Learn more about essential and desirable selection criteria.

The people you’ll be working with:

The successful candidate will report to the Reuters Institute’s Head of Editorial Eduardo Suárez, who’s worked as a journalist and editor for more than two decades in Spain, UK and the US. They will be part of the Institute’s thriving editorial team and work with its communications and media officer Matthew Leake, its digital journalist Marina Adami and its publications officer Alex Reid. They will also edit and promote pieces from talented contributors such as Raksha KumarPatrick EgwuMurillo Camarotto, Maurice Oniang’o and Laura Oliver.

The conditions:

The position is fixed-term until 31 December 2025 and is offered on a full time basis, ideally starting from January 2023. The Institute allows employees to work from home a few days a week.

Grade and salary:

Grade 6: £30,502 – £36,386 (with a discretionary range to £39,745) per annum. If you are offered the post, the offer will be subject to standard pre-employment checks and you will be asked to provide proof of your right-to-work in the UK.

The deadline:

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement and details of three referees as part of your online application. Only applications received before midday (UK time) on Monday 9 January 2023 can be considered. Interviews will be held week commencing 23 January via MS Teams. Informal enquiries about this role can be addressed to vacancies@politics.ox.ac.uk. Please quote reference 162601 on all correspondence.

To apply, please click here.

Status: Closed

  • Employment

Organisation: Reuters Institute

Deadline: 09/01/2023

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom


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