News assistant wanted

21 Jul 2022 | Jobs

Science|Business, a Brussels-based media company focused on R&D policy and investment, is looking for a News Assistant to help with reporting and production of our newsletters.

This full-time position is for an aspiring young journalist with an interest in supporting the production of our coverage of R&D policy news and investment in Europe.

The successful candidate would work together with our team of journalists and editors to keep the Science|Business website updated, deliver two weekly newsletters, conduct background research to support the news team, help with reporting and news writing, moderate an upcoming comments section, and help our social media manager reach our audience on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of content management systems (Drupal, Wordpress)
  • Experienced with mass e-mailing services (Mailchimp, Campaign Monitor or others)
  • Some professional experience working in digital newsrooms
  • An interest in EU policy and some knowledge of the science and technology landscape in Europe
  • Fluent English writing and speaking skills 

Location

EU district, Brussels, Belgium

Terms and conditions

The duration of the contract is 12 months, starting under the conditions of the Convention d'immersion professionnelle.

Please send CV and sample clips to [email protected] by 22 August 2022, indicating in the subject line that you are seeking the News Assistant job.

About Science|Business

Science Business Publishing Ltd. is a UK and Belgian media and communications company specialised in the European innovation community. The company was founded in 2004 by leading science and technology journalists in Europe to facilitate cross-border and cross-sector R&D activities, and has developed a unique reputation among European research institutes, universities, technol­ogy companies, EU institutions, and government agencies. Its online news service of EU innovation policy has 25,000 subscribers, and it organises more than 30 events a year on various R&D policy topics.

More at www.sciencebusiness.net

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