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We are a top ten UK media publisher, with a website loved by millions: a technology company at heart with industry-leading success metrics propelled by a highly experienced multi-disciplinary engineering team that can afford to run lean. Which means today, we offer all the excitement and agility of a start-up, but with the stability and benefits of an established business — we’re still a company where everyone gets to make a massive impact!

About us

Who are we — The publisher of NewsNow.co.uk, a one-stop shop for news and the UK’s largest independent free-to-web real-time news aggregator. We also publish NewsNow Classifieds, an aggregator of classified advertising.

Our mission — to be the best site on the web for those seeking news from all the angles.

Our commercial model and results — widely-acknowledged as a leader in programmatic advertising, we’ve enjoyed successive years of high growth in earnings.

Our technology — largely built from the ground-up using only open-source components; highly automated and designed for scalability, redundancy, maintainability and contingency; elegant solutions that stand the test of time are highly prized, while our agile and Kanban methods allow us to roll out updates whenever they’re ready, in minutes.

Our editorial outlook — fairness, objectivity and credibility in news reporting; for an aggregator, content may be key, but curation is king. We are a driver of quality in the news media and today set editorial standards for much of the content we link to.

Our start-up ethos — every project is run like a start-up within the company; we hate hierarchy and bureaucracy and we prize initiative. At NewsNow, career progression isn’t a sequence of static responsibilities and staid job titles, but a continuous learning experience where every development in skills, experience and responsibility is valued. This is the philosophy of the Founder & CEO, Struan Bartlett, who oversees all major editorial and engineering projects ensuring decisions get made quickly and action happens fast.

Expanding our capabilities…

We’re in an incredibly fast-moving world and we don’t like resting on our laurels. Life is short and we’re ambitious.

Staying at the forefront of our industry and our fields, takes huge amounts of editorial and engineering skill and creativity, and commercial nous. We’re in the process of completely reinventing our homepages, launching a US version, and much more.

That’s why we’re in the market for a variety of editorial, engineering and business talent, ideally with experience in the news industry, and passionate about creating news UX that’s fit for the ‘post-news’ age.

In charge of product development, we’re looking to hire a Head of Digital Product, who will offer complete commitment to growing and managing the design and development team, managing every movement of our product’s development along its course to achieve our goals.

In engineering, we’re bringing in:

In editorial, we’re bringing in more IT-savvy media graduates, who as Editorial Assistants will be responsible for upholding website editorial standards through the maintenance and development of our online news source database:

Benefits

  • Fully paid Bupa private health insurance
  • 34 days paid annual leave (incl. bank holidays)
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • NEST pension scheme
  • Competitive salary + bonuses
  • MacBook
  • Flexible/homeworking opportunities
  • Choose your location: strategically located offices in London Euston/Kings X or 100% remote (certain roles)
  • Cycle to work
  • Social activities
  • Sabbatical proposals considered after 2 years

Our offices

  • Stylish, modern offices in Euston, London NW1; excellent transport links (bicycle, bus, tube and rail Zone 1).

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