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17 Apr 2024

Full-Time Affiliate Writer

Reach – Posted by animatedjobs Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

Do you want to work with the leading multimedia news teams in Scotland? We are now looking for an experienced Affiliate Writer to across our Scottish national and regional titles, including but not limited to the Daily Record, EdinburghLive and GlasgowLive.

This is an exciting opportunity to write engaging affiliate content with the help of state of the art AI tools. You will cover a variety of topics, from the latest tech drops to different ways to save money during the cost of living crisis, the newest fashion must haves and more. You will create catching content to target consumers, helping our readers to save money and make informed buying choices.

We’re looking for fresh ideas and new perspectives from people from a wide range of backgrounds, and we want you to tell us the stories you believe are important from our many communities so we can continue to diversify our content.

So, who are we?

The Daily Record is part of Reach Plc. You might not have heard of us but we have probably met without you even realising it. We are home to Scotland and the UK’s most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers. From the Daily Record and Sunday Mail to the Scottish Daily Express, Glasgow Live, Edinburgh Live and OK!. We also own a huge number of regional titles across the UK such as the Daily Mirror, Liverpool Echo, BirminghamLive and the Manchester Evening News (plus lots more). Our brands and the stories we cover are as varied as our people.  We help all kinds of people share experiences through our stories because we believe this is what makes us human.

Oh, and we should probably also mention that with a monthly readership of 47 million people, Reach is the largest commercial publisher in the UK. At Reach, not only will you feel better understood, you will also feel you understand other people better too.

This is a fixed term contract role, initially for 6 months, ideally starting as soon as possible.

This role is home and hub based linked to our Glasgow Hub. We are therefore open to candidates based in and around Scotland.

Job Description

What will the role involve?

You will create engaging, audience led affiliate content with a particular emphasis on generating revenue through affiliate links. You will conceptualise, write and deliver high quality articles that inform consumers and provide authoritative advice on buying decisions, from reviews to comparisons and beyond.  You will create and implement content plans that work in conjunction with our wider affiliates strategy, liaising with our affiliates team to share ideas and best practices.

You will utilise our AI tools to rework your articles for publication across multiple platforms and brands, allowing your content to reach audiences across every title, driving traffic and revenue generation. You will spot compelling consumer content with affiliate opportunities and identity trending stories to incorporate into your content. You will promote your content off platform and via social media to build a loyal audience of consumers. This role will involve weekend/evening working on a shift based rota, so a flexible approach is required.


Who are we looking for?

You are a passionate and experienced journalist with an NCTJ or equivalent journalism qualification and in depth knowledge of media law. You have demonstrable experience writing consumer driven, audience engaging content with an emphasis on affiliate linked articles. You have excellent social media skills and know how to disseminate content across various platforms.

You are a first class writer and stay on the pulse of the latest trending stories and products. You have experience spotting consumer trends and writing about them, with an understanding of how to make your content eye-catching. You are keen to utilise AI to help push your content to wider audiences and are bursting with affiliate content ideas for our brands.

Additional Information

What can we offer you?

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits including;

  • Help saving for your retirement – join our pension scheme and well match contributions up to 6%
  • 25 days holiday per year when you join. After three, five and ten years service with Reach, youll accrue one additional day of annual leave. We also have a Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Giving back day – an additional days leave each year to support a cause close to your heart
  • Enhanced family leave – including maternity, paternity and adoption – and youll be eligible after just six months employment
  • Private Healthcare Cash Plan – free health cash plan so you can claim back cash for a range of medical expenses
  • As one of the UKs top 50 Inclusive Employers everyones invited to join our events, programmes and networks to celebrate diversity and build an environment where all our people can thrive
  • Wellbeing support – including a 24/7 employee assistance programme (EAP) for you and your nearest and dearest
  • Awesome career opportunities – youll have support from your line manager and a range of learning & development programmes
  • We are also a member of the 30% Club, a global campaign aimed at increasing gender diversity at board and senior management levels

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Job Categories: Remote Writing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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