Pride 2019: 1-14 July | Pride Day: Sat 13 July

News Content Writer

17/02/2019
We are looking for a passionate and creative talent to help us write news items, write blog content and to deliver an exciting campaign showcasing European Pride events.

Working with the charity CEO you will take briefs and direction whilst also being able to input your own thoughts and creative flair to help make projects your own.

Requirements:
• Excellent written communication skills
• Experience in writing content for various platforms
• Excellent attention to detail
• Proofreading skills
• Ability to write stimulating and succinct passages of text
• Ability to follow direction and work to guidelines
• Well organised and able to work under own initiative
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Excellent general PC and/or Mac skills
• A positive ‘can do’ attitude and brimming with creative new ideas
• Good interpersonal skills

Bonus Skills:
• Studying a creative writing or journalism degree or can demonstrate passion and practical experience
• Understanding of how people access content and news
• Experience in interviewing and researching
• Website editing skills particularly using WordPress
• An understanding of the LGBT+ community
• Video editing skills

Role and potential tasks:
• Creating news items based on content provided by the CEO and other Pride Team members
• Following up leads, conducting interviews and writing up stories in line with house style
• Working with others to edit stories
• Attending volunteer meetings as required
• Identifying potential stories and prioritising them
• Working with the CEO of Bristol Pride to understand the needs of the charity.
• Contribute to the content of the Bristol Pride website.
• Editing copy for use on various platforms.
• To undertake other reasonable duties.
Application process
To apply email us with the subject: News Content Writer.
Send us a short covering letter outlining your experience to date, why you have applied along with your CV