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DATE ADDED: Sat 02/11/2019

Content Writer, Topmba

Cheap, UK
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COMPANY: QS

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

QS is a global leader in higher education services. We are the data analytics, performance insight provider and intelligence partner supporting university excellence across the world. Our student recruitment and enrolment solutions enable universities and business schools to connect with talented individuals that are seeking to further their academic progress and career development. Our portfolio of professional services includes consultancy, student mobility and academic partnerships management, and branding solutions.

We publish highly visible and influential rankings of international universities, including the QS World University Rankings® which reaches a global audience of hundreds of millions of people.

QS keeps growing organically, through acquisition and by recruiting top talent across key regions.

######.### is one of the leading online resources for students from around the world who are looking for information about business schools and MBA programs, including executive and online programs. As well as rankings of the world's top business schools, we also publish an extensive range of features, news stories and opinion pieces about issues affecting MBA and business master's students.

**About the Role**

**Salary: £20,000, rising to £22,000 after successful probation**

**Application deadline: Friday 8 November**

As Content Writer for ######.###, you will be responsible for writing, updating and publishing articles for our global audience of student readers. Working with the site's Assistant Editor, you will be responsible for writing well-researched, engaging articles that drive traffic to the site and complement the range of business school rankings we publish throughout the year.

This role is a junior position and ideal for individuals early in their careers or relatively new to journalism/editorial work. That being said, you will be expected to build relationships with current students, alumni, employers and business schools in order to find new stories.

**About You**

- Previous journalistic experience is essential, ideally for a student audience
- Must be able to work quickly and efficiently, with experience of meeting deadlines and handling an intensive workload
- A talented and engaging writer, with an awareness of SEO and how to incorporate this into your writing
- Must possess excellent organizational skills, a keen eye for detail and superlative grasp of the English language and grammar
- Self-motivated, reliable and a confident public speaker – the role will involve interviewing people for stories, both in person and on the phone
- Creative and full of ideas, keen to try new things and continually improve
- Knowledge of content management systems is preferred (ideally working with Drupal, although this is not essential)
- Recent university and/or business school experience is preferred


**Responsibilities**

- Pitching, writing and publishing articles which will resonate with our audience of current and prospective business school students
- Writing and publishing editorial material connected to our various business school rankings (e.g. QS Global MBA Rankings)
- Updating existing articles on the site, improving copy and performing independent research to ensure all information we have published is accurate
- Working closely with the site's Assistant Editor and the Head of Content to identify areas of the site which require improvement
- Engage with our global audience, moderating comments and responding to questions in our Q&A forum


**Benefits**

- Competitive pay
- 25 days' holiday leave per year
- Employee discount scheme, offering money off hundreds of retailers
- Staff social once per month, with free drinks
- Free football and yoga sessions one lunchtime a week
- Staff sports day every summer


To apply submit a CV, cover letter and a recent example of your writing that has been published elsewhere IN ONE DOCUMENT.
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