Comics Section Editor/Reporter – WhatCulture Is Hiring!

Must be able to work from our Newcastle office. is currently seeking an Editor/Reporter for the Comics Section. The required candidate would be able to produce articles such as features, top-ten lists, news reports and analysis about the latest comic releases and the wider comic world. The candidate may also be expected to attend conventions and cover big events so weekend work would be probable. The role would carry an initial 10 week trial period, with a view to a full-time position. Salary £13,500 per annum plus Bonuses Role Requirements The candidate must be passionate about comics, knowledgeable of the comic book scene and keep up to date with publications including Marvel, DC, Image and the more indie scene. Strong writing and communication skills. Editing skills and experience will stand you in good stead, but is not required. The candidate should also be well-versed in social/mobile media, and be comfortable utilising Twitter and Facebook to promote work. An eye for detail, punctuation and grammar is a must. Additionally, the candidate must be eager for success, comfortable working either as part of a team or on their own. Working Environment Must be able to work from our Newcastle office. While office hours are generally 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, candidates must have a flexible work schedule and be open to working weekend days. What We Offer The opportunity to join one of the fastest growing entertainment websites in the world and be part of the initial core team. We have flexible working hours and lots of exciting rewards, including event tickets and global travelling opportunities. The office is situated in the heart of Newcastle city centre in Charlotte Square, less than 5 minutes walk from both Central Station and St James€™ Park, is one of the world€™s fastest growing entertainment websites and currently serves more than 7m unique users per month. The website is ranked in the top 100 sites in the UK for traffic, the top 700 in the US and has established itself as one of the go-to portals for all things film, TV, gaming, music and sport. How To Apply E-mail with your interest, CV and any relevant details about the position. If you wish to learn more about the opportunity, then click here.

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Durham University graduate and qualified sports journalist. Very good at sitting down and watching things. Can multi-task this with playing computer games. Football Manager addict who has taken Shrewsbury Town to the summit of the Premier League. You can follow me at @Ed_OwenUK, if you like ramblings about Newcastle United and A Place in the Sun. If you don't, I don't know what I can do for you.