‘The Article’ – an independent digital news media venture aims the quality journalism and distinct approach to deal with the content. We are looking for talented, sharp-minded, and newshound individual/ journalist who possess the excellent writing and editing skills to join us as Sub-Editor, Editorial desk.
The aspirants from journalism background should have an experience worth a minimum one to 3 years, preferably with some news organization. The other aspirants should have adequate exposure and experience of content writing /creative writing along with a strong record of their past writing work.
The opportunity for growth
At ‘The Article’, we are a growing team, comprises journalists, activists, authors, law experts, and tech-savvy who are united with a sense of co-working to challenge the status quo of currently prevailed digital journalism. Further, we are also expanding our core team and looking for talented individuals with ‘fire in their belly’, keen to contribute to our efforts of the building of a News brand. The fortunate one who will join us on this position will have a straight opportunity for upright growth and will get the work on our upcoming ambitious project of News Analytics.
The responsibilities of Sub-Editor includes
Spotting and curating the top stories, instant content for our variety of formats/styles covering politics, business, cinema, satire, foreign affairs and so on under our prescribed beats/features. Writing and editing very clean and surprising copy, crafting it very cogent and balance. Editing, fact-checking, and evaluating the submissions and tying-up with contributors for a final touch. Writing in an articulated manner according to the brief shared by the team and guest contributors. i.e. scribe the ideas, pen the interviews. Keeping a tight watch over the news as crops out and suggest /work towards responding quickly to oust the competition with more details/different approach while reflecting the editorial stance. Exercising an offline approach and liaising with contacts, carrying out the research to dig out /suggest the more exclusive and original stories. Looking after the output production, therefore, to curate the final layout i.e. go thru’ the language, structure, source image sourcing / collaborate for a good illustration, use of appropriate SEO keywords. Working upon other writing stuff such as a script for video news stories, drama scripts, other communication drafts.
Graduate or master degree, fellows from mass communication, journalism, humanities background are preferred. However, If you belong to engineering or management background and have a strong grip over current affairs, good knowledge base, avid book reader, you are welcome here to apply. You should possess a hands-on experience over the functionalities of WordPress, and FB — twitter — google analytics, etc. A team player with true collaborative spirit and enthusiasm for learning. We appreciate one having opinion free from political biases.
About The Article’s Editorial Preamble
‘The Article’ brings you a hotspot of new age journalism — that distances itself from the current defunct media model, stands non-partisan, and merits the pro-public values. We curate fact-based news & data-bound analysis and exhibit fair & alternate thoughts.
Our feats honor the general audience that genuinely represents a live and progressive democracy. We critique the media, question the establishment, and In fact, we are contrary in approach unlike others thrive to comfort the crony amalgamation of corporates, politics, and civil society.
The news brand - ‘The Article’ is owned by VoxPress Media Lab Pvt Ltd.
Salary – the deserving candidate will get one’s best. Better than the competition.
Location – Pune. You will have a flexible mode of work from home / our local office.
For applying, send an email mentioning the subject line ‘Application — Sub-editor, Editorial Desk’ with your CV to email@example.com Shortlisted candidates will be called for the screening test and interview.