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News Reporter – Online Senior Editor

News Reporter – Online Senior Editor

​Position: News Reporter – Online Senior Editor

Contract: Fixed-Term (12 months)

Location: London/Hybrid

Job Ref: MS2146789

Language Recruitment Services (LRS) is currently seeking an exceptional journalist to join the dynamic editorial team of a multinational technology company based in London.

As an integral part of the team, you will be responsible for identifying trending stories relevant to a UK audience and crafting engaging content that captivates readers in novel and compelling ways.

The ideal candidate will possess the versatility to cover a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from UK politics and the Ukraine crisis to pop culture, celebrities, and heartwarming human-interest stories.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the UK team to swiftly identify emerging issues and deliver well-crafted stories, focusing on distinctive storytelling techniques.

  • Source expert insights, where applicable, to ensure the content is both informative and credible.

  • Innovate by experimenting with new content formats and enhancing established ones to drive audience growth.

  • Contribute to the team's efforts to boost traffic and meet performance targets.

  • Utilize analytics and real-time data to inform editorial decisions, ensuring the most effective audience engagement.

  • Foster collaboration with the audience team to consistently expand the reach to new audiences.

  • Contribute to the planning and execution of new content franchises.


  • A background in conducting interviews, sourcing stories and writing for digital publications.

  • A solid understanding of media law and ethical journalism practices.

  • Experience as a regional or national reporter, proficiency in live blogging, or visual journalism skills.

  • Strong analytical and data-driven approach to content creation.

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with multiple teams.

  • A preference for candidates with a National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) qualification or a journalism-related degree.

  • Occasionally, be available for work during unsociable hours, including weekends and evenings, as required by business needs.

  • Self-starter with a proactive mindset.


Thank you for your interest in Language Recruitment Services, the Language Recruitment Specialist with over 36 years of experience in multilingual recruitment.

Please note that we can only consider applications from individuals eligible to work in the UK.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to all applicants immediately. However, we will retain your details in the database and contact you in the future if a suitable vacancy arises.

LRS is an Equal Opportunities Employer.