Weekend News Editor

Business Insider is hiring an editor in London to help run the site on the weekends.

We're looking for someone who is quick, passionate about breaking news, and has a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way that readers love.

The weekend editor will work with a small team of reporters who help cover weekend shifts. They should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be able to assign, write and edit breaking news stories, news analysis, slideshows, and features.

This position runs on a Thursday to Monday or Friday to Tuesday schedule. During the week, the editor will be responsible for editing stories from across the newsroom.

The ideal candidate has:

  • At least three years of experience in covering news for a digital publication

  • Great news judgement with the ability to take complex current events and present them in a compelling and relatable way

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • A love of Business Insider and what we do

  • A desire to work collaboratively with the team in London as well as reporters and editors from the wider newsroom

  • Excellent organisational skills 

  • Familiarity with social media distribution

If this sounds like your dream job, we want to hear from you!

Apply here with a CV and short cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role. Please include links to five pieces of work in your cover letter, and a link to your LinkedIn profile.

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