Science & News Writer


Direct Entry Job Permanent London, UK

Uploaded 30 May 2022

Job Description

Are you a journalist with a background in science? In this role, you will produce multiple stories every day in a fast-paced news environment, so quick and accurate writing is essential. We’re looking for a science writer who can explain the latest breakthroughs, studies and statistics in a way that is clear, balanced and engaging. There are also opportunities to take part in our award-winning podcast, The Week Unwrapped, and to review restaurants, global travel destinations and more for our luxury-living section.

About the company

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We haven’t just survived over the past couple of years, we’ve thrived, increasing our audience share, taking more number one positions, acquiring new businesses and launching new brands. And we don’t plan on stopping any time soon.

The Week cherry-picks the best news articles, features and opinion pieces from media outlets across the globe and edits them together into bite-sized digests. Our watchwords are brevity, clarity and consistency, and our mission is to keep our readers up to speed on important world events with easy and informative reads.

Person Specification

  • Passion for and deep understanding of scientific news.
  • Knowledge of general UK and international news.
  • Ability to turn complex information into clear and concise briefings.
  • Qualifications or experience in journalism and also, ideally, in science.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience preferred.