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Researcher

  • News UK
  • London, UK
  • 27/10/2021
Full time Entry Level Media-Journalism Research

Job Description

Job Description

Researcher (12 Month FTC): News UK is looking for a talented researcher with a passion for news and current affairs to join our team as it prepares for the launch of our new network talkTV. Your role will involve generating original ideas on a daily basis. You will also be expected to help bring in exclusive stories as you work alongside a team of experienced producers.

 

What we are looking for from you:

You must be passionate about news and be willing to work to an ever changing news schedule. You will have good editorial judgement and a passion to learn in a fast and thriving environment. Intuitive, creative and highly efficient, you will thrive under pressure while always producing items of the highest standard in an always competitive environment.

 

Life at News

We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I  strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes.  We also have 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group. 

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK supporting the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. We offer private medical insurance covering pre-existing conditions, discounted gym memberships, ClassPass at Home, weekly virtual HIIT, yoga and run club classes, and a ‘Bikes for Work’ scheme, as well as offering opportunities for physio/massage, counselling and legal support. 


In addition we also offer:


  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;

  • 25 days holiday and up to 4 volunteering days per year;

  • Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks;

  • Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access.


We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.