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Berlin, Germany: Intake Editor - Ruptly

Job Vacancy: Intake Editor - Ruptly

Location: Berlin, Germany


The Intake Editor is the co-pilot of the newsroom, responsible for spotting breaking news and implementing appropriate coverage plans immediately.

The Intake Editor manages the work-flow and ensures planned coverage stays on course. This role requires a problem-solving attitude, the coordination of multiple stories in different time zones, strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work. The Intake Editor covers stories ahead of the competition with a minimal expenditure of human resources and budget.

The Intake Editor carries a verification process for User Generated Content (UGC) and incoming footage sent by stringers from all over the world.

Ruptly video news agency is operating 24/7. The Intake Editor must be willing and able to work any shift, including nights and weekends.

Your profile
  • Have a prior newsroom experience;
  • Have a solid interest in news and current events. You should quickly identify potential soft stories and important hard news stories;
  • Can anticipate the importance of news within minutes of its breaking and react accordingly and immediately;
  • Is an enthusiastic reader of news from a wide range of sources;
  • Is a stress-tolerant multi-tasker who can be on the phone while writing emails, checking the news, and managing newsroom staff all at the same time!;
  • Is willing to work on shifts (including weekends and nights);
  • Have strong communication skills and the ability to manage a small team.

Other qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
  • Social media savvy (e.g Tweetdeck, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok) and how to use them for newsgathering purposes;
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects;
  • Authorisation to work in Germany.

  • Professional competency in German;
  • Any additional languages would be considered an asset.

What we offer
  • A friendly, professional and motivating team;
  • Multinational and dynamic work environment;
  • Stable employment contract with attractive remuneration;
  • Office in the heart of Berlin (Potsdamer Platz);
  • Free coffee, breakfast, and fruit.

Please apply with CV and cover letter in English to with subject: ”Intake Editor(m/f/*)”

Posted on TVZ: 13th March 2020
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