Construction News, Reporter

4 days left

Shoreditch, London
12 Feb 2021
12 Mar 2021
Job Type
Full Time

About Us:
Construction News is the leading brand for those working in the construction industry. At the heart of what we do is our fast-paced news coverage breaking need-to-know stories on topics from cladding to modern slavery to the latest financial results. 

Our day-to-day reporting takes in a wide-range of topics – including everything from football stadium plans to the latest political announcements – and we pride ourselves on the high-quality coverage of them all. Our agenda-setting news stories have been nominated for several national and industry awards and are often picked up in the national media.
Senior leaders in the construction industry look to us daily as a source of informative, reliable insight into the industry.

About the Role:
As Reporter you will write news coverage for one of the busiest and most interesting B2B sectors, writing insightful articles for both our website and print magazine. You will have the opportunity to create brilliant content as part of a tight-knit team. 
Construction is a nationally important industry, and you will be expected to break big stories ahead of the mainstream media.

About you:
Enthusiastic journalist qualified to NCTJ level or equivalent. Ability to write and research agenda-setting news and features. Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage a complex workload and work to tight deadlines. Confident interviewer, capable of asking pertinent questions and suggesting good hooks for stories. Shorthand to 100 words-per-minute is preferred, prior knowledge of the construction industry is not essential.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Sourcing and writing relevant news stories to strict deadlines. 
  • Researching and producing compelling and timely features and interviews when required. 
  • Representing the brand at events.
  • Sustaining good relationships with industry contacts. 
  • Maintaining a detailed awareness of industry developments. 

How to apply:
Please click APPLY NOW and send your CV, some examples of your work and a covering letter including your salary expectations and notice.

Due to the volume of applications, we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback at the application stage, however if you are successfully shortlisted you will be contacted within 10 working days of the closing date.

EMAP is part of Metropolis Group. We are committed to providing a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees. These include 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell), Pension contributions, health plan and life insurance cover, a cycle to work scheme, discounted gym memberships, retail discount vouchers and more.

Metropolis Group respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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