Senior reporter/Assistant Editor

A Senior reporter/Assistant editor is required for a global B2B monthly magazine that is the recognised leader in its field reporting on the global multi-billion dollar packaging industry. The product portfolio also includes daily news feeds, newsletters, reports delivered via our website and apps, conferences and an exhibition.

Salary from £24,000 depending on skills and experience

Benefits include bonus, pension and healthcare

Location: Gatwick area based, some home-working

Key duties:

  • Generating and sourcing news content and images\

  • Researching, writing and subbing magazine features\

  • Representing the magazine internationally at press briefings, industry events, exhibitions etc and networking with industry stakeholders\

  • Ensuring the high quality of all published material through attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills

Experience / skills required:

  • Experience of writing and editing within business or technical B2B publishing\

  • Track record of news gathering in a business or manufacturing environment\

  • Experience of working on a range of content including online and print products\

  • Excellent written and spoken English and a good eye for detail\

  • Good organisational skills\

  • IT literate and competent with Mac and or Windows\

  • SEO awareness\

Desirable experience / skills

  • Qualification in journalism and a desire to work in a B2B environment\

  • Basic understanding of Photoshop or similar editing software\

  • Knowledge of Wordpress or similar Content Management Systems\

  • Experience working with G Suite (Google Apps)\

  • Social media savvy - monitoring and identifying opportunities\

  • Some knowledge of the packaging industry

Please quote when applying for this position

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