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Become an Online Assistant at BBC Focus

Need a job in editorial? We're looking someone who loves science and tech, and is passionate about creating compelling journalism to join us as an online assistant and help us tell the world how incredible science is.

BBC Focus Magazine is the UK’s best-selling science and technology monthly magazine. With contributions from leading academics and popular scientists alike, BBC Focus offers a distinctive and entertaining perspective on the fast-moving world of science. We introduce readers to cutting-edge technology, what’s hot in the world of gadgets and new ideas from the world of research.

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From everyday science to amazing breakthroughs, new technology to space exploration, BBC Focus Magazine offers a whole new perspective on the world.

We’re looking for an online assistant to help us tell the world how incredible science is. The successful candidate will love science and tech, and be passionate about creating compelling journalism.

This isn’t a junior role where you’ll be making the tea. We need a journalist who will pick up the phone, build a healthy contacts book and write stories every day. You’ll be able to take tricky concepts and explain them with clear, lively copy. Ultimately, we want someone who’s full of energy and ideas and is comfortable producing accurate stories about science at a fast pace.

Together with the online editor, you’ll be responsible for building the traffic on sciencefocus.com and the engagement on our social channels. A keen news sense, an idea of what makes good web content, and the ability to create eye-catching online stories will be crucial.

*Applications for this position have now closed*

Good luck!


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