Do you want to spearhead AgriLand’s team in the UK?

AgriLand – the fastest-growing digital agricultural news publisher in Europe – is searching for leaders to spearhead its arrival in the UK.

Following the recent launch of Agriland.co.uk, the media group is now looking to appoint a News Editor, a News Journalist and a Technical Journalist.

Together, this team will head up a pioneering agricultural news and technical information portal that will cover all things farming right across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

News Editor

First up, AgriLand.co.uk is seeking to appoint a News Editor to lead the editorial team.

The objective is to ensure that the portal is the fastest, most accurate and most reliable information source for UK farmers and the wider UK agri industry.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the News Editor will make a significant contribution to directing and defining AgriLand.co.uk’s online presence.

This senior-level appointee will also recruit, lead and develop a team of digital journalists and contributors, as well as generating hard-edged content.

Prior experience is essential. Journalistic/editorial skills and experience of web publishing are crucial.

The successful candidate will most likely have a formal journalistic qualification, along with a demonstrable track record in UK media – whether at regional or national level.

The chosen candidate will be expected to have a nuanced understanding of social media and SEO tools. Additionally, experience of mentoring and development would also prove useful in this role.

A passion for farming and agriculture would naturally be of benefit too.

If you are highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced and want to play a lead role in generating timely and breaking news stories, then AgriLand.co.uk can provide the opportunity.

Please send an up-to-date CV and a cover letter (circa 250 words), explaining why you’re the right candidate, to: [email protected].

News Journalist

AgriLand.co.uk is also seeking to appoint a News Journalist who will play an integral role in generating news stories as part of an innovative digital domain.

The successful candidate will most likely have a formal journalistic qualification, along with a demonstrable track record in UK media – whether at regional or national level.

Extensive experience of agricultural matters is not immediately essential; training will be provided in this area. However, some awareness of rural or farming affairs is preferred.

A proven journalistic instinct and ability, whether in print or digital media, is the priority.

Reporting to the UK Editor, the chosen candidate will be expected to generate relevant and timely stories in a fast-paced environment.

You must be able to produce factual, clean content to tight deadlines.

If you want to be part of a vibrant news desk with a national remit, send a CV and a cover letter (circa 250 words), explaining why you’re the right candidate, to [email protected].

Technical Journalist

AgriLand.co.uk is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic agricultural graduate, who wants to play a vital part in producing technical farming stories and in-depth features as a Technical Journalist.

Reporting to the News Editor, the chosen candidate will be expected to work with a technical team on relevant stories and content.

Responsibilities will include: writing and proofreading; generating factual, clean copy to tight deadlines; and pitching and producing original content ideas.

The appointee will also be involved in the production of a range of content for the website and social media channels.

The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of and passion for farming and agriculture and must also hold a graduate qualification in agricultural science or a related degree.

Although online writing experience would be an advantage in this position, it is not essential.

However, it is imperative that the appointee is driven, hard-working, flexible, holds a driver’s license and has a personal means of transportation.

If you want to be part of an exciting and rapidly-growing company, send a CV and a cover letter (circa 250 words), explaining why you are a suitable candidate, to [email protected].