Freelance Editors for Sweden, Denmark, Norway and/or Finland (m/f) – in Berlin // upday

February 3, 2017
upday is a personalised news app that is exclusive to Samsung devices. We combine editorial expertise and curation with the very latest personalisation technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them. upday is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE with our headquarters in Berlin. We are growing fast and looking for creative and committed people to help build the upday vision in our Berlin office. If you’re looking to join a young, international team full of fantastic talent that has the energy of a start-up but the stability of an established media company – look no further.

Freelance Editors for Sweden, Denmark, Norway and/or Finnland (m/f) – in Berlin
(Freelance contract)

Your Profile

  • You are a professional journalist with at least 2 years of editorial experience, ideally in a digital news and/or newsroom environment
  • You are a native speaker of Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and/or Finnish; have working-level fluency of either German or English and are located ideally in Berlin
  • You are available for at least three days per week for a period of 2-4 weeks, starting as soon as possible as well as one full week in March 2017
  • You are passionate about technology and digital media, have a strong sense for the news in your home country and a dedication to editorial precision
  • You can deliver results quickly and to strict deadlines

Your Job

  • You will be responsible for the quality control of editorial output in your language and for your country, generated by our recommendation algorithms
  • You will work closely with our Product and Tech teams, suggest changes to their approaches to help improve the product and contribute your own ideas to their work
  • This job requires an initial presence in our Berlin office, however, remote work will be a possibility after that

What We Offer

  • A position that offers a great deal of responsibility and the chance to collaborate with talented (and fun) colleagues across a cutting-edge tech and media organisation and a range of European countries
  • Competitive day rates

If you are interested in joining upday please submit your application in English to Anne Kuepper ( including cover letter, CV, your portfolio, earliest starting date, salary expectations and relevant references.

Deadline: 10. February 2017

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