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10 Feb 2021

Full-Time Senior Entertainment and Lifestyle Writer (maternity cover) – Cosmopolitan

HearstUK – Posted by HearstUK Anywhere

Job Description

At Hearst UK, there’s always more to the story. Join Cosmopolitan to start the next chapter in your career as our Senior Entertainment and Lifestyle Writer. This role is a maternity cover for 6 months in the first instance.

Cosmopolitan is the leading monthly glossy magazine for young women and one of the most respected digital media brands in the country. We reach our readers wherever they are, be that in print, online, on social or with video.


Reporting into the Special Projects/Entertainment Director, you will produce content for’s Entertainment and Work/Life channels, creating everything from topical news and shareable features, to SEO-driven content and shopping galleries, as well as contributing engaging video concepts, social media suggestions and ideas for our Play and Earn print pages.


·       A proven track record of writing traffic-driving, shareable content for a digital brand

·       The ability to write quickly, while retaining quality, legal safety and factual accuracy, as well as the witty, conversational tone our readers love and share

  • A passion for showbiz, TV and film, as well as careers, food & drink and interiors
  • Comfortable reporting on serious news, contacting experts for advice and sourcing case studies
  • An ability to find the unique Cosmopolitan angle in any story, that makes our content uniquely ‘us’ and essential to our audience’s lives
  • Understanding of video, willing to generate ideas across both sections
  • Brimming with fresh and exciting ideas for ALL areas of our Entertainment and Work/Life content
  • Experience conducting celebrity interviews is a bonus
  • An understanding of legal and PR procedures
  • Ability to build relationships with PRs with a view to securing exclusives both for the website and video opportunities


At Hearst UK, you can choose from a huge range of perks and benefits that can help you learn well, work well and live well including:

  • 25 days’ holiday (with the option to buy up to 5 additional holiday days)
  • Flexible working – we’re happy to discuss options!
  • Summer working hours
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Spend a charity day with your favourite good cause
  • Life assurance and pension scheme
  • Regular socials and more!

Closing date for applications 24.02.2021

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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