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Writer/Researcher

Writer/Researcher

Contagious

London

Posted on 16 May 2017

Writer/Researcher at Contagious

Role Purpose:
To source and research campaigns, trends and innovations in marketing, and write articles.The work undertaken by this role contributes primarily towards the Contagious I/O research platform and our quarterly magazine.Reporting to the Editor and working as part of the editorial team, your time will largely be split between writing and research duties.


Core Responsibilities

Writing:
- Write I/O stories each week and articles for Contagious Magazine each quarter.
- Interview, either in person or on the phone.
- Attend and contribute to daily editorial meetings.

Research:
- Select and suggest campaigns, stories and topics which are timely and relevant to Contagious, based on work submitted to the company and your own web research.
- Stay up-to-date with relevant news and developments and share knowledge with the editorial team.
- Meet with agencies and PR companies, and build PR contacts globally.


Key Performance Indicators
- Submitting copy on time which requires minimal amount of corrections or additions at the proofing stage.
- Ensuring coverage of relevant material across sectors and territories.


Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications
- Educated to degree level or equivalent.
- Knowledge of ad industry.
- Genuine interest and curiosity around advertising and emerging technologies.
- Some writing experience.
- Outstanding organisational skills

This role would best suit a junior planner looking to flex their writing muscles or someone with writing experience and a proven interest in marketing and technology.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to jobs@contagious.com.