You’ll be writing about a huge, vitally important, highly political and high-profile market, which includes FTSE giants such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Ocado, and multinational fmcg powerhouses including Coca-Cola, Nestle and Heineken, but also many small entrepreneurial businesses on both the retail and supplier side. So there are stories a-plenty!
The role also offers enormous variety, as you’ll be expected to write news, comment, blogs, analysis, features and profiles of important industry figures.
The ideal candidate is a senior reporter with a proven track record in breaking news, and an understanding of/interest in the mechanics of the City, ie M&A, financial performance, share prices, pay & remuneration and the economy.
Above all, they must combine ambition and a strong work ethic, with the personality, curiosity and intelligence to develop and work senior-level contacts.
The Grocer is the bible of the fmcg market, the flagship title of the highly successful William Reed group, a family-owned publishing, events and market research business, whose interests include operations in the UK, France and the US.
It’s a high pressure environment, but for the right candidate, it offers huge job satisfaction, a good career path, a competitive salary, as well as company benefits comprising:
- A contributory pension scheme
- Life Assurance
- 25 days’ holiday
- Discounted gym membership
- Free car parking
- Free shuttle service from Three Bridges station
- Season ticket loan (on successful completion of probationary period)
We can also offer the right candidate flexible remote-working options.
How to apply
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