Writers cum Copy Editors required at ToI, Tech

ToI Tech (www.timesofindia.com/tech). Looking for two (2) youngsters in Delhi with at least 1 to 2 years reporting/ writing/ editing experience with GOOD written English, basic editing knowledge and passion for tech writing.

For an exceptional candidate, the above mentioned criteria may be overlooked. Please mail your CVs to neeraj.saxena@gmail.com

Essential requirements

A graduate/post graduate in English and/or journalism/mass communication with an excellent vocabulary, grammar and proof-reading skills. 

Minimum two year experience in a similar role at a tech portal, magazine or newspaper that meets the criteria mentioned below.

Excellent command over English; both written and spoken language skills mandatory.

To write original stories pertaining to the personal tech domain.

Build and use industry/government contacts to gather data for exclusive stories/content.

Research background data related to products, services and companies in order to provide accurate information for stories.

Be able to write reviews, including smartphones, tablets, cameras,  laptops, TVs and other gadgets

Keep a hawk eye on the tech industry for latest developments and announcements, including new launches, product verticals etc.

Have/build deep domain expertise to be able to analyse and/or write about various aspects of personal tech, including gadgets, apps, websites, ventures etc.

Review and edit copies as per TOI style guide, keeping in mind grammar and punctuation, and be able to deliver a CLEAN final copy with zero errors.

File stories in CMS in order to update the TOI Tech page and other tech content within the group.

Look after the site and manage the regular content flow and updation of various sections.  

Maximizing traffic on the site with good exclusive and value-added stories along with proper tagging and SEO of the content

Coordinating with other team members and outside vendors/agencies and persons for supply of text, video and photographic content for the site.

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