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Culture Writer

Company: The Independent
Location: Walton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About usThe Independent is an online news publisher that was established in 1986 as a politically independent UK national newspaper. In 2016, The Independent became a fully digital publisher, moving away from print in pursuit of sustainability, and to keep its values alive. Through The Independent and indy100 websites, its subscription and contribution services, as well as its syndication and advertising businesses, The Independent is continuing the work of many decades to make its voice ever louder and more insistent the world over. Today, with over 100 million unique global visitors a month, we have teams across the globe, from Delhi, Moscow and the Middle East, through to London, New York and Los Angeles.
The roleThe Independent is looking for several culture reporters to join our growing US team
Reporting to the US culture editor and working with culture teams in the UK and Asia, you will be expected to write everything from reviews and trend pieces to profile interviews and quick-hit news pieces We are looking for someone ambitious and hungry with their own voice and plenty of opinions on culture in all its forms. We want original, fun ideas and someone who is willing to work hard and experiment.
About you

  • You are passionate about entertainment and culture and is read in on all the latest trends, shows and releases
  • You have breaking news experience;
  • You work quickly and independently;
  • You are self-motivated and ambitious to carve out their own beat;
  • You are excited by variety.
    Expected behaviours
    • Continuous Improvement - Works in a smart, flexible and focussed way, is open to change and suggests ideas for improvements to the way things are done.
    • Collaboration - Builds and maintains positive and supportive working relationships with colleagues. Helps to create an inclusive and professional work environment.
    • Building Capability - Keeps own knowledge and skill set current and evolving and looks for ways to continue learning to support the achievement of business objectives.
    • Quality Service - Delivers high quality and efficient service and takes account of the diverse customer needs and requirements when looking at ways to improve service quality.
    • Responsive Delivery - Works to agreed business goals and objectives and deals with challenges in a constructive and responsive way. Takes personal responsibility for quality of outputs.

      To apply, please send an up to date resume along with a covering letter and salary expectations.Due to the high volume of applications, we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.
      The Independent is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries. If you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

Keywords: The Independent, Scranton , Culture Writer, Advertising , Walton, Pennsylvania

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