Wanted: Editorial Assistant for Tech Digest


Thumbnail image for Tech-Digest-Mountbatten.jpgThought you’d seen the last of Tech Digest HR? Not so! We’ve safely bagged an editor, but we’re now on the look out for a top-of-the-range editorial assistant. We’re looking for a tech-loving web-head who knows and loves Tech Digest, who understands all kinds of geekery, and who feels an overwhelming urge to write funny and intelligent posts all day long. If you think that you’d make a great editorial assistant for Shiny Media’s biggest blog, see overleaf for details of how to bring yourself to our attention.

Shiny Media is looking for an editorial assistant for its flagship gadget site, Tech Digest, which gets nearly 400,000 unique users a month. Applicants should have previous experience of writing for an online magazine and an in-depth knowledge of the world of technology.

You’ll need be familiar with Movable Type, or similar blogging platforms, and Photoshop. A firm understanding of how to work with online communities, including social networking sites and social bookmarking sites is desirable, as is up-to-date knowledge of all developments in Web 2.0 technologies.

We’re looking for someone who is happy to get their head down and write funny and incisive copy about the latest tech news, as well as some coming up with more thoughtful and witty features. You’ll also need to be comfortable in front of a camera, for the video reviews side of the job.

You’ll be working from our central London offices in Covent Garden, with a group of young, talented bloggers and writers for one of the fastest growing and exciting online publishing companies in the UK.

Applicants should ideally be educated to degree level. A journalism qualification is highly desirable.

Please send your CV to Susi Weaser (susi[at]shinymedia.com) along with a covering email telling us more about yourself. Please also include your blog address (if you have one) and some samples of your work. Salary details available on request.

Daniel Sung
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