Digital News Specialist

up to EUR 6900 per months DOE
Start date:
Posted By:
Monika Pflicke

Job Description:

We are recruiting for our Client, global technology and digital media company with offices in Amsterdam.


It is a payroll contract where pay depending on experience would be between:

monthly EUR 5300-EUR 6990

The work is currently done remote, but candidates must be based in The Netherlands and come to offices in Amsterdam when the offices return to work.

About the team:

Journalists all over the world are eager to learn new skills to tell digital stories better. Our mission is to work with journalists and entrepreneurs to build the future of media.

As part of our training and development efforts, we play a role in educating journalists on our tools across a variety of digital products.
We're looking for candidates with a strong aptitude for telling stories and a track record of reporting and producing stories with new technologies.

About the role:


You'll be looking for a one-year opportunity to teach and share your expertise in an area of interest such as online verification, fact-checking, data journalism, data visualization, mapping and 360 video.

You will focus 100% of your time on training journalists in how to find, verify and tell news online. To excel in this role you will need an in-depth understanding of the news industry, digital tools and emerging frameworks such as design thinking.

About the required skills:

Candidates will have a strong ability to:
-understand and convey the complex skills needed to use our tools for newsgathering
-utilise their own experience in a professional news environment

Mandatory Skill:

Newsroom experience

Expertise in digital tools

Dutch language native speaker

Desired Skills:

Experience in training
Experience in design thinking
Experience in fact-checking

PLEASE NOTE: Currently, are receiving a huge amount of applications for job roles, so please make sure your skills are relevant before applying. Bear with us, as going through applications will take longer than usual. We are unable to reply to unsuccessful candidates due to the overwhelming volume. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The state of the art offices in Central London are conveniently located with quirky interior, fancy add ons (restaurant, gym , terraces, kitchens and fun break out spaces). Offering great free facilities to employees and contractors alike. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.