Magazine Journalist

DC Thomson Media

Location:- Dundee

Closing Date:- Friday 25th May 2018


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Magazine Journalist to join the My Weekly Magazine team, based in Dundee.


Reporting to the Features Editor, the successful candidate will write and commission entertaining, engaging and relevant content of the highest quality for the magazine, both in print and online.


You will be required to generate, capture and communicate on-brand creative ideas at regular feature ideas meetings, work well as part of a team and with internal and external stakeholders. Bright, creative and imaginative, the successful candidate should have good general knowledge and be up to date with our readers’ interests.


The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Creation of entertaining features for the specified audience
  • Generation of ideas that are in-line with the brand
  • Research and development of feature ideas
  • Networking and building strong relationships with relevant external contributors
  • Maintaining brand values
  • Playing an active role in all My Weekly content, including contributing to other team projects


The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience. You should have an awareness of copyright laws and codes of practice and an ability to deliver entertaining copy on time and to a word count. In addition, it is anticipated you will have excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills, and a passion for magazines.


To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.


This is a temporary position working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, in our Meadowside office. It is anticipated that the job will last for one year.

We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Onsite Staff Gym, Childcare Vouchers, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.


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