EGR Global, part of Pageant Media, is seeking a talented journalist to help drive our market-leading coverage of the online gambling industry. 

Based in our new London office, the role will involve breaking off-diary news stories, writing features and building up a large contact book of sources in one of the most dynamic parts of the leisure sector. 

The successful candidate will join a team of six journalists and primarily work on growing our regulatory and compliance coverage of the industry, as well as taking a leading role in driving EGR’s expansion into emerging markets. Stories could include anything from the potential legalisation of sports betting in the US, to high-profile court cases to multi-million pound fines.

EGR also hosts a number of events throughout the year in the US, Asia, Australia, South America and across Europe, so there will be plenty of opportunities for international travel.

Responsibilities:

  • Write daily news articles and break off-diary stories
  • Pitch and write informed and insightful analysis pieces
  • Write features for our monthly magazines based on in-depth research of some of the key regulatory issues impacting the industry
  • Regularly interview and profile regulators, politicians and senior executives at some of the world’s biggest gambling brands
  • Work as part of the EGR news desk to help ensure that all online and print deadlines are met
  • Build and maintain a contact book of senior professionals in the online gambling sector
  • Represent the EGR brand at a range of events, conferences and summits around the world

Requirements:

  • At least one year’s journalism experience, preferably with another B2B publication
  • A journalism degree and/or NCTJ training preferable but not essential
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • An interest and some knowledge of the online gambling world would also be advantageous

How to apply:

Please email a cover letter and CV to EGR’s group head of content, Andy Roocroft: a.roocroft@egrmagazine.com

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