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Staff Writer, Tech Software (Toms Guide)

Future Publishing

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  • Date posted
    July 5, 2024
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Job Description


What you’ll be doing…

Tom’s Guide is one of the world’s fastest growing websites. Our mission is to help our readers upgrade their lives by helping them decide which products and services they need to accomplish their goals, and showing how to get the most out of them. 

In this role, you’ll be at the forefront of reporting on the latest in VPN, cybersecurity, and privacy news for Tom’s Guide. You’ll have the opportunity to craft engaging and informative content that keeps our readers on the cutting edge, from how-tos and explainers to opinion pieces, buying guides, reviews, and deals. Your creativity will shine as you develop fresh angles and spin up new features on the most important issues, aiming to inform, engage, and inspire our audience.

Under the mentorship of the VPN editor, you’ll manage a high-value portfolio of evergreen content, ensuring it remains current and aligns with our editorial best practices. You’ll also have the chance to broaden your skill set by contributing to our social media and video content.

VPN is a commercially exciting area, pivotal to our business success. Joining this high-performance team means you’ll be part of a dynamic, fast-paced environment where innovation and learning are constant. This is your chance to be a key player in a crucial and successful editorial team, gaining invaluable experience and making a significant impact on the future of digital privacy and security.

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve…

  • Basic understanding of SEO
  • Experience of writing for online audiences
  • Ability to explain complex subjects in a clear fashion
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including excellent spelling and grammar
  • Ability to deliver copy to tight deadlines
  • A passion for all things cybersecurity and digital privacy
  • Experience writing about VPNs, antivirus, and digital privacy matters

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

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.

Internal job family level Editorial 7

The expected range for this role is £24,000  – £30,000 

This is a Hybrid role from our Bath Office, working three days from the office, two from home 

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.

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We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

Future is a global multi-platform media company and leading digital publisher, with scalable brands and diversified revenue streams. We are dedicated to connecting over 300 million people worldwide with their passions, through expert content, world-class events and cutting-edge proprietary technology. We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives.

We have a market-leading portfolio of over 220 brands spanning across technology, gaming, TV & entertainment, women’s lifestyle, music, sport, creative and photography, home interest and B2B. You may have heard of us…

But a stellar heritage isn’t enough. We continue to grow our portfolio and launch new brands, restlessly looking to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. We develop leading-edge technology which is disrupting the media marketplace.

Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients, staff and shareholders. In a short space of time, Future has transformed into an innovative global media platform.

We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work with endless opportunities to forge a career. We believe in teamwork that transcends location, so we don’t have a Future HQ but a globally connected workforce across the UK, US, Europe and Australia

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.