British Baker, Reporter

Location
Crawley, West Sussex (remote working a possibility)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
16 Mar 2021
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

British Baker is the leading title for the UK bakery sector. Our remit and reach includes national bakery brands, craft and artisan retail businesses, supermarket in-store bakeries, cake shops and coffee chains, wholesale and catering bakery suppliers, plus all allied equipment, ingredients and food-to-go companies.

The reporter role is a frontline position in the covering of this vibrant marketplace. The brand is also active in the sphere of online events, such as webinars, and face-to-face events, such as awards and competitions.


The reporter will: 

  • Create news, features and content that informs and inspires the British Baker audience
  • Immerse themselves in the bakery industry to make contacts, gain information and demonstrate the brand’s value to the market
  • Build social media engagement for the brand in agreement with the management team
  • Help to develop a multimedia presence for British Baker using audio and video
  • Promote the British Baker brand at events


Key responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Editor – British Baker, the successful candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Working in collaboration with the deputy editor and editor to fill and create content for the editorial calendar, in line with the digital content strategy
  • Sourcing and writing digital news
  • Pitching, researching and writing engaging long form content for web and print publications, including features, analysis and profile pieces
  • Contributing to the print magazine by researching and writing features and interviews
  • Contributing to British Baker’s multimedia content by shooting and editing video
  • Sharing the responsibility for sending the email newsletter with the rest of the team


What we’re looking for:

  • A journalist with exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Some previous journalism experience, ideally in a B2B environment 
  • A passion for delivering first-class content, both breaking news and long form articles
  • The ability to represent the brand at in-house and external events, as well as networking
  • Experience of using social media in a professional capacity is desirable
  • Video shooting and editing skills, using Adobe Premiere Pro, are desirable

What are we offering?

  • Competitive Salary 
  • 25 Days Annual Leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Life Assurance 
  • Contributory Pension 
  • Group Income Protection 


Why should you apply?

This is an excellent opportunity for an up and coming journalist to work on a market leading title in an innovative industry. Working in a small team, you will have a direct impact on the brand and will work alongside experienced journalists and hone your talents. 

Please click APPLY NOW and send your CV and covering letter to us.


 

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