News Editor (B2B FMCG)

London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

What an incredible start to your new year by working for a market-leading publishers focusing on the FMCG markets!

The Role: News Editor (B2B)

The Sector: B2B FMCG

The Salary: £25k-£30k

The Location: London

The Company:

My client are a market leading publishers based in London focusing on the FMCG markets with an audience of independent retailers.

The Role:

The main responsibilities of the News Editor include the following:

  • Managing the day-to-day running of the news desk and organisation of editorial staff
  • Managing the weekly news list
  • Generating content ideas
  • Writing news and some features and contributing to supplements
  • Leading and developing the news team
  • Contributing to the production desk discussions around format, news layout and illustrations
  • Proofing pages before going to press
  • Planning and writing daily digital content
  • Encouraging the news team tom plan and write digital content
  • Networking with key industry decision makers
  • Attending industry events, seminars and conferences
  • Bench-marking all work against record industry leading publications

The Individual:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • A strong desire to source and write market-leading, accurate, lawful and innovative news content
  • Confidence whilst building industry contacts and networking
  • Be an ideas person with an ability to track trends
  • The ability to lead a small team on a B2B title
  • Experience working on a B2B magazine

Desirable skills:

The desirable but NOT ESSENTIAL skills include:

  • Fully trained (NCTJ or equivalent journalism qualification)
  • Excellent knowledge of, and contacts within the convenience retail, newspaper and magazine publishing and/or FMCG industries.
  • Good short hand, IT and photography skills