News bulletins consist of around 300-500 words and can cover pretty much anything – as long as it's cool and worth reading about. They will be suited to those of you who want to write about a variety of topics that take your interest each week.
The benefit of working in the news team is that you can begin to build up your own contacts list of PR agencies, brand promotion companies – who are always keen to work with a site of our stature and look to provide us with content regularly. It is a great way of networking and hopefully getting your foot in the door of the industry.
Once you have built up a list of contacts, you will often be invited to launch parties, preview collections and the like that will help take your professional network to the next level.
The ideal candidate will be a strong writer and copy editor with these qualities:
Encyclopedic knowledge of, and passionate for lifestyle
The ability to work to fast turnaround times
Excellent attention to detail and a high standard of accuracy
Experience preparing and conducting interviews
Startup/entrepreneurial mindset, efficient, self-motivated
Good contacts is a bonus
Previous experience working remotely and/or for an established lifestyle brand/website will be advantageous.
Sourcing, writing and publishing content – breaking news and interviews/features – in the DW house style to tight deadlines, often multiple articles per hour
Developing Digital Warble's relationships with PR and brands
Covering premiere and publicity events
Your application should include ALL of the following:
A covering letter
Your salary expectations
Three news articles in the style of a typical DW news article on suitable story for today. Applicants are encouraged to read news articles in the sections beforehand to get a feel for style and type of articles
Details/clippings/examples of previous work
Please send full applications in to info [at] digitalwarble.com.