About the Team

Laptop Mag is devoted to helping you choose the best mobile devices including laptops, tablets, peripherals and software. Our editors and writers thoroughly evaluate all the latest products that come through our independent lab. Our goal is to make shopping for mobile devices simple, which is why we provide a variety of content such as best pick pages, buying guides, reviews and interactive product finders to help narrow our search and a buyer’s remorse. 

Job Purpose

Laptop Mag is looking for a staff writer to cover consumer technology in either our fast-paced U.K or New York newsroom. This writer will not only cover breaking news in beats such as laptops, tablets and relevant software, but will also review products and create and manage a variety of critical buying guides and how-to articles. This position also entails appearing on video for reviews and news recaps, as well as representing Laptop Mag at some of the biggest consumer tech events around the globe.

Key responsibilities

  • Reviewing consumer tech products with a focus on laptops, tablets and peripherals such as headphones, docking stations, and productivity mice

  • Creating, maintaining and regularly updating a variety of buying guides, special reports, face-offs and how-tos

  • Writing 1-2 news articles per day with a focus on laptops, operating systems, and other relevant topics 

  • Some travel required to major consumer tech events, including CES in Las Vegas

  • Occasionally appearing in video reviews

What do I need to succeed?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or a related field

  • At least 1 year of experience at an online media outlet

  • Experience attending events and appearing on video preferred 

What will I get in return?

As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:

  • Unlimited paid time off (yes you read that right!)

  • A share in our success- every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year

  • Free food (monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks and coffee and tea on tap)

  • Central office locations with cool open plan working spaces

  • Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines

  • Discounted gym membership and onsite health & wellbeing (yoga at lunch anyone?!)

  • Annual Future conference - get together with your colleagues to celebrate success and look forward to what's next

  • Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Employee Community & Culture committees

  • Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues

  • Give something back- Future will match your personal charity fundraising efforts up to $400

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join!

Future is the name behind market-leading brands in specialist sectors across technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, hobbies, knowledge and home interest. 

We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. Our global reach is phenomenal with over 250 million consumers across 180 + world-leading brands. It’s an incredible privilege to have such a passionate audience base across our websites, magazines, social media and events.

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

Let’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job!

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Future.  

Equal Employment Opportunity All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Future is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Department: Editorial & Content
This is a full time position

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