Sr Features Writer/Asst. Editor

Job Description

  • Daily morning news selection, filing and uploading
  • Keeping a track of latest news, new trends, movements, and industry best practices
  • Applying good news sense and an ability to consistently break exclusive stories
  • Writing news stories and exclusives based on data-driven value additions and analysis
  • Sourcing appropriate imagery/infographics for the articles filed
  • Generating feature ideas on the latest trends and technology in the HR space interacting with senior CHROs and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies
  • Covering internal and external events
  • Conducting video and written interviews with senior HR professionals/ CEOs
  • Staying active on social media such as LinkedIn, Twitter to build a strong network and gain journalistic inside insights
The role reports directly to the Editor

Shift Timing: 9.30 am to 7.30 pm

Working Days:

  • Monday to Friday (Optional: Saturdays may require few hours, depending on business needs)

Daily Deliverables

  • 3-4 news snippets
  • 1 feature/ exclusive/ Q&A article

Time of Deliverables

  • News articles at 10 am, 12 pm, 3 pm,  5.30 pm
  • Feature/Exclusive/ – 7.30 pm

Word Length

  • News snippets: 300-400 words
  • Feature/Exclusive: 700-1000 words

Key Skills

  • Practice thoughtful journalism and analysis
  • Proficiency in writing with strong language skills
  • Understand news structure/tropes and deliver copies in express speed
  • Ability to connect and communicate with senior leaders for both written and video interviews,
  • Strong news reporting basics – Understanding essentials in human resources

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Graduate or Post Graduate in English/Journalism/Business from a reputed institute
  • 1-6 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of HR will be an advantage but not a must
Job Type: Full-time

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