Retail Week - News & Analysis Editor - London

Brand:
Retail Week
Job function:
Content
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Location:
London, UK
Salary:
£ 0 - 0
Job ref:
RS-117
Close date:
13 August 2018
We're looking for a News and Analysis Editor to join our busy news desk, running and line managing it's team of talented journalists and executing our content strategy. You will be a multimedia journalist and will head up the content team, expected to lead by example in terms of writing and reporting, to get the best out of our journalists, to help drive our content strategy, and deliver the content that our audience needs.
 
We’re looking for someone who is already a talented journalist – able to find and write breaking news stories as well as write longer, deeper analytical pieces – and someone who can rally the team together, be clear on what the priorities are and ensure we are covering the topics that matter. 
 
You will also be a brand ambassador for Retail Week, representing the brand at events, conferences, and evening functions, alongside our content output on Retail-week.com and in our fortnightly print title, you will also contribute to our other media including video and podcasts.
 
Key responsibilities
  • Running the day-to-day operations of our busy content desk
  • Line management of the content team
  • Ability to build and nurture contacts in the industry
  • Brand ambassador in the market
  • Breaking news, writing longer in-depth articles
  • Day-to-day execution of our content strategy

Your experience  
  • You could be a news editor or deputy news editor on a leading business-to-business title, website or other media title
  • An interest in retail and technology would be an advantage 
  • You will be a self-starter but with a clear team spirit, hard-working, and willing to go the extra mile.
  • You will be comfortable hitting deadlines
  • Due to a very fast-paced environment, you will be an expert at juggling tasks and priorities

We’re Retail Week. 
Retail Week is the leading authority on retailing in the UK, providing industry news, insightful analysis, comment and key data. We cover the entire UK retail sector, including, food, fashion, home and DIY, entertainment and general merchandise as well as e-tail, multi-channel, store interiors, finance, technology and property.
 
What we offer     
We offer our employees a great package of perks, including: 
  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing. 
 
We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages. 
 
More information provided on:
https://careers.ascential.com/our-benefits
 
About Ascential 
Retail Week is a part of the Ascential group. 
 
Each of our products and brands has its own unique heritage and voice, but all align to one common goal: to enable an eco-system that better informs and connects the business world. 
 
Here at Ascential, we have a deep knowledge of our customers, their businesses and industries. Our aim is for our products – increasingly offered both face to face and online - to offer content and connections that professionals rely on for growth and value creation. 
 
Operating from 14 offices around the world, Ascential serves customers in more than 150 countries, providing local and global knowledge, connections and access. 
 
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