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Technology Editor

  • Euractiv
Brussels, Belgium
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  • Euractiv
Brussels, Belgium
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: selection@euractiv.com


Are you an experienced journalist with a special interest in technology and digital policies? Do you commit to forward-looking journalism and being keen on exposing the dynamics of European decision-making? And do you have the ambition to serve a pan-European, highly informed audience at the cutting edge of tomorrow’s news? Then apply to become Euractiv's new Technology Editor.

Euractiv is looking for an experienced editor with a keen interest in all things related to digital (technology, 5G, telecoms, Internet, to platforms, regulation, disinformation and cybersecurity) to coordinate and oversee the coverage from Brussels, Paris, and Berlin, as well as from across Europe.

The ideal candidate – a digital native – will be expected to plan, drive, and coordinate the coverage of the Technology hub but also to coordinate with the entire editorial team.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and drive technology coverage, from initial story ideas to the publication, with a particular focus on timely delivery;

  • Set editorial priorities and manage the Technology hub;

  • Write breaking news stories, interviews, as well as in-depth and background articles for a specialised audience;

  • Write in-depth policy briefings and special reports to deadline;

  • Conduct interviews with high-level officials, including EU Commissioners, MEPs, business leaders and policy experts;

  • Contribute to meeting Euractiv’s editorial mission and commitment to balanced reporting.


PROFILE:

  • At least five years of experience in journalism and in EU technology policy;

  • Strong English-language writing skills;

  • Proven understanding of EU policies;

  • Ability to deliver accurate stories in a fast-paced environment;

  • Ability to think quickly and provide insights and perspective on reports coming from a wide variety of sources, including EU institutions, business associations and civil society;

  • Hard-working, able to respect tight deadlines, entrepreneurial, team-player;

  • Other European languages, as well as interest in producing multi-media content, are an asset.


WHAT WE OFFER:

This is a full-time employment contract under Belgian law (“contrat à durée indéterminée”), with salary and responsibilities commensurate to the candidate’s level of experience.

Additionally, we’re offering the following benefits:

  • Meal vouchers amounting to 8 EUR/worked day;

  • Reimbursement of public transport in Belgium;

  • 250 EUR/year eco-vouchers;

  • Hospitalisation insurance coverage;

  • Group pension insurance;

  • Good balance between remote working and engaging physically with colleagues;

  • A broad range of training and development (as part of the HR Academy of Mediahuis group and external training opportunities).


WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT EURACTIV?

You will be working in a vibrant international media office, in a multicultural team, full of talented colleagues you can learn from. You will be in the middle of EU affairs, both physically (our office is in the EU quarter) and through your work. You will be able to bring your contribution to one of the most respected EU affairs media in Europe and bring our news, multimedia content and newsletters in front of Euractiv’s influential readers.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please mention in the subject line Technology Editor - First and last name, attach your CV and a short cover letter and email to: selection@euractiv.com

BACKGROUND:

Euractiv is an independent pan-European media network specialising in EU policies. Our primary goal is to foster policy debates among EU stakeholders, including governments, businesses, and civil society groups. We provide comprehensive coverage of policy processes leading up to decisions, presenting the issues in a neutral manner without taking sides.

Euractiv is part of Mediahuis, a publishing company with assets in Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg and Germany. Mediahuis publishes across a wide range of formats – from newspapers and magazines to television, radio and online media. More about Mediahuis and Euractiv here.

EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY:

We are committed both to promoting equality and diversity within the organisation and to Equal Opportunities in recruitment. We believe in equality of opportunity regardless of race or racial group (including colour, nationality, ethnicity, national origins), religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, sex, gender re-assignment and gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy, maternity and paternity. This also includes any incidents of perceptive or associative discrimination and harassment. All hiring decisions are made entirely on merit. We encourage everyone to apply, even if you do not fit all the criteria.
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: selection@euractiv.com

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