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Volunteer News Desk Editor Intern

Unpaid role, expenses not paid
Job description


Who we are

Travel Radar provides high quality and relevant industry insight across the Commercial Aviation & Air-Travel sectors. Having grown rapidly since 2015, we've gone on to become one of the leading providers of Aviation News available online, and in 2023 are expanding to become the leading digital hub for all things aviation and air-travel. With an ever-growing remote team of over 100 staff, we bring exciting and interesting content 24/7 from around the globe to a reach of over 30 million users per month. Our mission to change how travel is seen, involves showing people how to make their journeys as fulfilling as possible through providing the latest news and how to improve journey quality. This is supplemented with providing the industry with leading edge visual content, data and job aggregation. It’s an exciting time to become a part of Travel Radar.

What you’ll be doing

We’re on the lookout for VOLUNTEERS to join our bustling Newsdesk team, and support in the content creation and approval process. Some of the things you’ll be doing week-to-week includes:

• Creating, producing and managing high-quality article content for Travel Radar

• Building relationships with airlines, airports, PR agencies and in-house Reporters

• Supervising the visual layout of content including feature images and image use

• Regularly checking and tracking content for accuracy, Copy-Editing

• Provide mentoring and written feedback to Reporters on their articles via Editorial Comments

• Adhere and ensure adherence to SEO guidelines for content working with the SEO Specialist/s

• Determine and track important team and content KPIs

• Support the management of the Newsdesk Team including rota management, managing Leave of Absence, responding to email and phone enquiries and internal team performance and appraisal management

What skills and experience you’ll bring to us

We’re all about learning and development here at Travel Radar, so we don’t expect you to know everything to apply to us! Whether you’re an undergraduate looking to gain real world experience, a graduate looking for their first opportunity, or a seasoned professional wanting to change careers or step into management, we will support you in your journey. Here are some of the skills that’ll be required:

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

A passion for aviation or wider travel industry

Ability to be on duty at least once per week, ideally twice

Experience in management/shift supervisor responsibilities 

IT proficiency with the WordPress CMS or similar ideally twice

and some skills that’ll be beneficial to have:

Proven experience as a writer, senior reporter or editor

Knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation and best practices             

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Posted on: 13 April 2024
Closed date: 23 April 2024 at 17:34
Tags: Admin