Editorial Volunteer - Port Technology

The Company

Each edition of the journal features technical papers written by leading industry professionals, which reflect emerging trends and technical advances that enhance efficiency and increase productivity in ports and terminals. The journal is divided into sections, reflecting every aspect of operation in the port or terminal.

Port Technology continues to bring to its readership cutting-edge philosophies and technologies including business intelligence, short-sea shipping, integrated transport decision-making and intermodal. Port directors and terminal operators, as well as ship owners and operators, use Port Technology International to obtain new contacts, assess and evaluate new products. As a result, the journal is an invaluable source of reference.

In addition to the journal, the porttechnology.org website is the one of the world’s leading technology websites for the ports & terminals sector. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be part of a dynamic newsroom in real time, produce news stories and support online editorial campaigns, content, assist with various social media platforms, write and distribute press releases and newsletters for several audiences.

Key skills:

BA Hons degree in English, Journalism or related subject.
The ability to write and edit crisp and accurate copy to deadline.
The ability to juggle multiple projects to multiple deadlines.
A working knowledge of content management systems is essential and knowledge of digital mail-out platforms is preferable.
An understanding of social media channels and their varied audiences and uses.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Enthusiasm, industry, curiosity and self-motivation.
An understanding SEO and best practices
A passion and interest in technology is highly desirable

This is an opportunity to gain an outstanding range of experience at a young, dynamic and growing editorial business that would suit a recent graduate or someone looking for a step into journalism.

The full-time role will be based in London, working standard Monday to Friday office hours.

Expenses will be paid but the role is offered on a voluntary basis for a negotiable period. 


Due to the high level of applications we receive we are unable to respond to each application. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks, then you have been unsuccessful in getting to the next stage.