SellUsYourStory – Media Jobs at SWNS

CURRENT MEDIA JOBS AT SWNS

SWNS is the UK’s largest independent press agency, supplying 100s of real-life stories and features to national newspapers and magazines every month (it is estimated that SWNS provide around 15% of all daily print news). We regularly have media job openings that are listed on our Media Jobs Page so please check back regularly.

SWNS Head Office Newsroom

SWNS Head Office Newsroom

DESIGNER, BRISTOL – Closing Date: 13th Feb 2017

Content creation agency SWNS is looking for a designer to work on lifestyle titles for one of the world’s largest publishing houses.

We create, publish, distribute and monetise content both in print and online from our buzzing Bristol HQ.

Our features team has just won a significant contract to produce real-life magazines and needs an experienced, creative and confident graphic designer.

The role involves designing and laying out two highly-engaging and successful national publications.

You will be passionate about popular editorial design, have strong visual skills and the ability to make our amazing content jump off the page. A keen interest in news and current affairs is also vital.

Working with a small team of writers and an editor, you will also be helping to collate content by liaising with our busy news, features and picture desks.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience with InDesign and Photoshop
  • A degree or equivalent professional qualification in graphic design
  • Experience in magazine design (ideally) or similar editorially-focussed work
  • A strong portfolio of related work, or work that demonstrates exceptional layout skills, creativity, typographic awareness and attention to detail.
  • An ability to prioritise workloads while producing fantastic results
  • An ability to take artistic and editorial direction, while at the same time deliver exciting new ideas.
  • A friendly and personable manner with the ability to quickly integrate into a team

SWNS is a progressive and forward-thinking content business which spans news, features, images, video, PR and market research. We offer competitive salaries, a fun and creative working environment and great career prospects.

Please email a cover letter and CV to jobs@swns.com specifying which role/s you are interested in.  Please mention sellusyourstory.com when applying for this role.

 

Editorial Assistant, Britsol – Closing Date: 10th Feb 2017

Content creation agency SWNS is looking for an Editorial Assistant to work on lifestyle titles for one of the world’s largest publishing groups.

We create, publish, distribute and monetise content both in print and online from our buzzing Bristol HQ.

Our features team has just won a significant contract to produce real-life magazines and needs an editorial assistant with bags of enthusiasm.

A journalism qualification is not necessary but you will need good literacy and writing skills and a keen interest in popular journalism.

This is a fast-paced position that will require unflappable organisational and communication skills.

You will be assisting across the title in gathering images and copy, liaising with PRs and contributors, checking facts, and taking care of the many small but important tasks that keep things ticking along.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain skills and experience in the publishing industry and there is huge scope to progress up the career ladder as you learn.

SWNS is a progressive and forward-thinking content business which spans news, features, images, video, PR and market research.We offer competitive salaries, a fun and engaging working environment and the best career prospects in the business.

Please email a cover letter and CV to jobs@swns.com specifying which role/s you are interested in.  Please mention sellusyourstory.com when applying for this role.

 

WORKING FROM HOME OPPORTUNITY

CLOSING DATE: No closing date

We are looking for STORY FINDERS to help us find stories suitable for the daily newspapers and weekly magazines.  If you are interested in working from home on a freelance basis, we are always interested in working with any contributor who can source good real-life stories on a regular basis.

As the UK’s largest independent press agency, we’re continually on the hunt for fresh stories. You’ll be required to look for story leads online and in your local area and pass them onto our news desk.  You’ll be paid commission for each story supplied (that makes print).

Please send an email highlighting your level of experience and contact details to: ollie.mcaninch@swns.com

OTHER WAYS TO EARN MONEY THROUGH THE MEDIA

We’re always on the lookout for stories, pictures and case studies. If you have anything that you would like to sell to the press, just let us know about it and we’ll tell you what it’s worth.

For info about how to sell a story, visit the sell my story page.

For info about how to sell a photo, visit the sell my photo page.

For infor about how to sell a video to the press, please visit the sell a video clip page.

Or, for more information about SWNS, please visit the About SWNS page.

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