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Technology Networks Job Listing for: Science Writer & Editor (Maternity cover, 12-month fixed-term contract)

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Job Title

Science Writer & Editor (Maternity cover, 12-month fixed-term contract)

Job Description

Technology Networks (a LabX Media Group Company) is looking for a Science Writer & Editor who will play a pivotal role in developing the company’s editorial mission. Based in the UK, the Science Writer & Editor will pitch stories, cover breaking news, source relevant news releases, produce a variety of original content and proof externally contributed articles.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a real eye for detail. They will be self-motivated and able to set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while working as part of a team as well as independently with minimum supervision. They must have an excellent understanding of scientific web communication and be able to produce engaging content that resonates with Technology Networks’ audience of over 1 million visitors every month. A desire to learn about the latest scientific breakthroughs and techniques is critical to the role.


• Write feature articles and produce original content that satisfies the curiosity of our scientific audience (e.g., infographics)
• Source high-quality scientific content (e.g., breaking news, press releases)
• Work with the in-house news team to cover breaking science news
• Work with our client coverage team to produce industry-focused coverage
• Undertake interviews with academic scientists and industry experts
• Proofread and edit a variety of content
• Moderate webinars
• Work with our social media team to share content on Technology Networks’ social pages

Experience Requirements

• 1+ years of writing and editing experience (e.g., scientific articles, news releases, blogs or similar)
• Passionate about science and science communication

Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, biology or related science

Technical Skills:
• Solid scientific background
• Demonstrate strong editing and writing skills
• Experienced in researching topics in various fields of science
• Excellent understanding of content sourcing
• Social media savvy

Jo Code - EdMat24

Date Posted


Job Type

Full Time

Working Hours

08:30 - 17:00

Working Location

Bull Lane Industrial Estate

Bull Ln

Long Melford

Sudbury CO10 0FD Sudbury

Suffolk. Remote working will be considered for the right candidate.