VACANCY: Social Media Fellow needed at The Economist

Social Media Fellow needed at The Economist

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 8, 2020 ― The Economist, print newspaper founded in 1843 with a growing digital operation and 50 million followers on social media is looking to engage the services of a new social media fellow to work alongside colleagues from its London newsroom.

The social media team comprises creative and enterprising journalists, some of whom join The Economist on one-year fellowships to help shape it’s digital future.

This role will be remote, but candidates should be prepared to attend The Economist’s London office as required.

The position would suit a graduate of a journalism course or someone who has some limited experience in editorial roles and is ready to take on a full-time role for a year.

Applicants should be seeking to establish themselves firmly in an editorial department while learning through doing.

The bulk of the work will be to produce posts for a variety of social media platforms, promoting the best of The Economist’s journalism.

The successful candidate will also work on audience engagement, assisting in our push alert and newsletter strategy.

Successful candidates will be hired on one-year contracts and paid £2,000 per month.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, November 8, 2020.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. The Economist is looking for someone to start in late January or early February 2021.




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