Telegraph Media Group is looking to recruit an associate money editor to join its highly successful personal finance team.

The ideal candidate will have experience in national newsrooms and be an accomplished writer and editor. The associate money editor will be an integral member of the Money desk, expected to drive our daily coverage and work with reporters to ensure their stories are the best they can be.

The associate money editor may also be required to find and write stories strong enough to go on the front page, as well as develop and lead our campaigns.

We are looking for someone with a strong news sense and a solid understanding of personal finance and consumer topics. They will be full of ideas and energy.

The role supports the head of money in overseeing a large team of reporters and writers responsible for The Telegraph’s award-winning money coverage. It will include early and weekend shifts.

Key responsibilities

The associate money editor will:

  • Drive original, informative and entertaining personal finance journalism
  • Work with reporters to stimulate ideas and develop stories to optimum effect
  • Develop campaigns and investigations that speak to the Telegraph’s audience and set the news and political agenda
  • Edit content for multiple channels including digital, print and newsletters
  • Help manage the flow of large volumes of content to meet an array of deadlines
  • Spot potential stories or digital projects from raw data, case studies or news
  • When required, write in various formats including news, features, analysis, advice, explainers, opinion, etc
  • Use audience analytics to inform and improve idea generation and presentation
  • Play an integral role in what is a stable, happy and committed team

Essential vs desirable skills required for the role

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An excellent writer and editor, as well as numerate
  • Knowledgeable in all fields of personal finance
  • News-aware and alive to the interests of our audience
  • Full of original ideas
  • Highly organised, energetic and enthusiastic

Desirable:

  • Experienced in digital publishing
  • Comfortable with the use of analytics

Benefits

The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities.

From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and parental leave (six months fully paid maternity leave and enhanced paternity/partner leave), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you will also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

At Telegraph Media Group, we foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds. We believe in equality of opportunity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer as part of the government’s Disability Confident Scheme. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our roles or if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

To find out more about Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Telegraph Media Group, and for more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website

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