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Senior Staff Writer, Tech & Learning

Future Publishing

$57,000 - $67,000
Apply before: May 10, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 11, 2024
  • Salary
    $57,000 - $67,000
  • Apply before
    May 10, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description


About the job

Tech & Learning’s award-winning digital publications, websites, newsletters, and events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to support education leaders’ efforts to drive innovation in their districts.

The Tech & Learning Senior Staff Writer joins a fun team of experts and a respected brand that has reported on education since 1980. The Tech & Learning Senior Staff Writer will develop and write regular features, news stories, and custom content about education in addition to covering and reporting on education events and conferences. Success will be measured by increased audience engagement and growth, advertiser satisfaction, and completion to deadline of all tasks. The role also requires continuous content innovation and evolution to support Tech & Learning’s mission to be the top resource for education professionals.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Write at least 3 original articles for the website each week 
  • Work with the editorial team to develop, plan, execute, and publish content that engages the target audience
  • Assist the editorial team  in promoting site content daily through social media, newsletters, and other channels
  • Develop SEO-optimized stories and custom content covering Tech & Learning events. 
  • Proactively suggest ideas for new content-based products that the commercial team can sell against; e.g. whitepapers, research, executive summaries, etc.

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve…

  • Enthusiastic writer with an eye for identifying the unique stories behind the stories, and telling them articulately in a timely manner
  • Experience with SEO best content practices
  • Proactive attitude to learning about the brand and the industry 
  • Experience with Content Management Systems 
  • Strong communication skills, both internally and externally, with the goal of establishing solid relationships with the market
  • Organized, composed, and able to take on a variety of responsibilities
  • Accurate and diligent copy editor and proofreader
  • A team player who is able and willing to go above and beyond to assist the team in fulfilling their responsibilities  
  • Social media and video production experience not required but a plus.

What’s in it for you…

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff.  We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed into one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience.

Additional benefits include health Insurance; ranging from medical to dental and even vision care,

401k match and monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks and coffee and tea on tap. 

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every colleague is eligible to join our profit pool bonus scheme – if Future hits their performance targets all colleagues may receive a bonus.

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Please note, this position’s salary is $57,000-$67,000

Who are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it. 

Our Future, Our Responsibility – Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees – current and future – are treated with respect and fairness.

Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made so we can give you the best experience!

Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.