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UK Reporter – Screen International

Location: Old Street, London
Contract: Permanent
Reporting to: Deputy Editor
Hours: 37.5
Salary: D.O.E
About Media Business Insight 

Media Business Insight Limited (MBI) is based at the heart of East London’s ‘Tech City’ and owns a unique portfolio of leading multichannel subscription-based brands, offering content and insight to key decision-makers and creatives in the media industry across TV, advertising, film and marketing services.

 

MBI brands are: Broadcast, Screen International, KFTV, The knowledge, Production intelligence and ALF Business Development.

 

Our values
We’re all in this together!

Customer Focus – Our customers are at the heart of our business.

Passion – We embrace teamwork, promote creativity and work towards a common goal of success.

Honesty – We are committed to open and transparent communication.

Expertise – We work hard to become experts in our specialist disciplines and fields.

Innovation – We encourage creativity to maintain our position as market leader.

 

Job description

Screen International, the international film industry trade magazine, is seeking a journalist to join its busy editorial team.

 

The successful candidate will be a recenty university graduate or in their first or second professional role in journalism, and will serve as Screen’s staff reporter covering the UK’s film and high-end television industries (with training as required).

 

The candidate will also work on the publication’s market-leading daily editions at major film festivals and markets. The role is London-based but will require some international travel.

 

Film industry knowledge is a benefit but not essential.

 

 

Job duties & responsibilities
  • Write news stories via contacts, daily press releases and other media, producing concise and accurate copy
  • Serve as Screen’s key reporter covering the UK market, cover this key market with insightful, accurate reporting and breaking exclusive stories
  • Build strong network of industry contacts in the UK film and high-end TV production, distribution and sales sectors through regular meetings and networking
  • Represent Screen in the industry and cover key events as required
  • Generate ideas for and write occasional online features or interviews
  • Work on daily editions at major film festivals and markets as required
  • Upload and manage relevant content on the website, following best practice and Screen style guide
  • Help to implement Screen’s social media strategy and generate content for Screen’s social media channels
 

 

Personal specification
  • Self starter able to work independently and within a busy team
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Able to multi-task and have excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to build effective working relationships
  • Strong team worker, shares good ideas and best practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Film industry knowledge and contacts useful but not essential

 

 

Why work for MBI?

Media Business Insight is a great place to develop your career. MBI staff are hugely passionate about their brands and what they do. They are hardworking, effective and expert professionals who provide trusted and essential services.

 

Our commitment to you:
  • Development and training
  • Social Commitments and People Perks

 

In recognition of our talented people we also offer?
  • Flexible Working hours
  • Additional day’s annual leave for each year of service up to 30 days
  • Hold annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • Option to buy and sell holidays
  • Interest free travel loans
  • Company sponsored lunch & learning sessions
  • Friday breakfasts
  • Unlimited tea and coffee, to keep us all going!

 

We look forward to working with you!

 

How to apply

Please email CV, covering letter and 200 words on why you are interested in reporting on the UK’s screen industries to:  hr@mbi.london 

The subject of the email needs to clearly state the job title of the vacancy, and body should detail salary expectations.

 

Candidates will be responded to when they apply, and any adverts will be removed when the role has been filled. If you are interested, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

Closing date: 5th March 2020

 

Please note: acquisition by agencies will not be appreciated.

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