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Bulletin Editor

Job Introduction

Our Team

You will work closely not only with the news team in your patch, but also with our network of journalists across England and the UK, covering the biggest stories for Hits Radio (the UK Station or Network of the Year) plus Greatest Hits Radio, KISS, Absolute Radio, Magic and many more. You will be joining a passionate, hard-working team who care deeply about keeping our listeners up to date. You must have a genuine interest in news, current affairs and sport to fit this role. News never stops and is a significant part of Bauer’s daily output, keeping our radio stations connected to the communities we broadcast to.

The Role

As a Bulletin Editor in our award-winning UK-wide news team, you will craft, compile and present news bulletins as well as creating and curating our digital news output. You can also expect to be involved in multi-media reporting. 

The successful candidate will be a talented journalist with an excellent broadcast voice, capable of building contacts and unearthing quality news stories from the patch.

Role Responsibility

  • Plan, source and deliver news stories and curate and craft news bulletins throughout the day onto Bauer’s portfolio of stations from one of our major news centres.
  • Produce content on each story for on-air as well as for the news pages of our website and our social media channels.
  • Have sharp enough judgement to be across the news agenda and react to breaking news in your patch.
  • Report from the scene of news events across all platforms as required.
  • Work with other team members across England and the UK to maintain news diaries and plan ahead to enhance our news output in all day parts.

The Ideal Candidate

  • You will have a great voice and the passion and ability to react to breaking news and uncover original stories across the news patch, working across a range of on-air, online and social platforms.
  • You should have a recognised journalism qualification and will be able to work calmly and accurately, ensuring everything you broadcast or put on social media is legally sound, Ofcom compliant, accurate and balanced.
  • You will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding and experience of modern audio/video broadcasting platforms and how they can assist our teams in delivering news content to a wide range of audiences.
  • You should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of the kinds of stories which will resonate with our local audiences.

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development (Bauer Media Group - Academy: Posts | LinkedIn)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives

About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 9 countries - the UK, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Portugal and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

We are PASSIONATE WITH PURPOSE, creative and commercial…

We know why we are here, and we LOVE what we do!

Our CREATIVE AMBITION and AGILITY takes us further, faster…

You can be as BIG as the space YOU want to fill.

We LISTEN...

To each other, to our audiences, to our advertisers.

At Bauer, EVERY VOICE IS HEARD...

And all ideas are welcome.

We are OPEN, FAIR and HONEST, we SAY WHAT WE THINK…

We raise it, own it, sort it.

We CARE that everyone feels VALUED and SUPPORTED…

A place where we can all do our best work.

We CELEBRATE SUCCESS and we PULL TOGETHER…

We always have each others back.

… WE are TEAM BAUER where WE MAKE GREAT THINGS HAPPEN

For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/

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