Wanted: Experienced European science and technology reporter

11 May 2021 | Jobs

Science|Business, a Brussels and London-based media company, is seeking an experienced science & technology policy journalist in Europe to join our ambitious news team. The company, begun 17 years ago by former editors at the Wall Street Journal and Nature, provides daily coverage of European R&D policy to a growing online audience. This position broadens our coverage to include R&D strategies at companies and universities, and hot-button international S&T issues like AI R&D regulation and green energy R&D – in short, a rapidly changing set of newsy issues ideal for a great writer, a curious mind, and a fast and flexible reporter. This reporter would also assist on our core EU R&D policy coverage as needed.

Requirements:

  • At least three years of professional journalism experience, with a journalism degree preferred
  • Native-quality English – superb writing, and demonstrated skill at speedily reporting and writing both news features and live news
  • A background in S&T policy or business
  • A quick learner, able to jump from topic to topic, and explain it clearly to readers while finding the hottest news angles
  • Based in Europe
  • Full time position, available June 1

Pay commensurate with experience, but this position is ideal for a journalist who is looking for the next step up and a license to hunt the globe for good stories.

Please send a CV and a few of your best published writing samples to [email protected].

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 two leading science and technology journalists in Europe and has expanded to a team of communications experts, developed a unique reputation among European research institutes, universities, technol­ogy companies, EU institutions, and government agencies and devised a series of initiatives to help Europe innovate:

A unique network bringing together more than 70 leading technology universities, multinationals, and public sector organisations to facilitate policy debate and stimulate innovation in Europe.

An online news service of EU innovation policy and a weekly newsletter distributed to 25,000 key innovation contacts and beyond.

A communications consulting service, focused on the innovation community. This position would be focused on growing that portion of the business.

More at www.sciencebusiness.net

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