Journalist Intern Role

  • Tripod Partners
  • London, UK
  • Sep 01, 2017
Media-Journalism

Job Description

The Company

HotTopics.HT is the media brand where the world's most influential business leaders share opinion and learn from their peers. Contributors include the leaders behind many of the most successful corporations, disruptive start-ups and investment companies. HotTopics.HT's mission is to become the voice of the world's boardrooms and the de facto place where your business questions gets answered.

The site is built around 10 core, predominantly video based, channels. 5 are focused on the innovation that is changing how we live and work: AI, Healthtech, Edtech, Fintech & IoT. The remaining 5 are dedicated to board positions including CEOs, Finance, Marketing, Technology buyers and Human resources.

The Chairman of HotTopics.HT is digital media veteran, Jim Spanfeller, formerly CEO of Forbes and advisory board members include Kevin Eyres, the former MD of LinkedIn Europe.

The Role: Journalist - Paid Internship

HotTopics.HT is creating a unique 3 or 6 month journalism internship for a highly motivated individual who wants to join our editorial team to help create content from the world's leading business minds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Shaping interview themes with influential business leaders

  • Help generate ideas for content

  • Conducting interviews with entrepreneurs, investors, corporate executives, academics, thought leaders etc

  • Writing articles based on interviews with those individuals

  • Writing summaries of HotTopics.HT video interviews to be published on the site

  • Writing headlines for a range of relevant social platforms (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)

  • Researching relevant individuals to contribute to the various content series running at any given time.

Skills & Experience

A graduate in a relevant subject with a 2:1 or higher

Ability to work alone as well as in a team.

An interest in business/technology and the impact it is having on the world and the way we work/live

High attention to detail

The confidence and communication skills to interact with senior leaders

An entrepreneurial mindset, in keeping with working within a high-growth, agile organisation

You will be:

A quick learner and highly motivated

Organised and efficient

A highly competent writer

A supportive and team working mindset where the team comes first

This is a unique opportunity to fulfil a key position within a global media organisation looking to set the bar for how business thought leadership is created and consumed.