React News, Editorial Assistant

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React News
London (Central), London (Greater)
20 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Job Type
Full Time

Our mission is to drive real estate action via market‐leading news, insightful analysis and comprehensive content in every sector in real estate.

React News delivers the best coverage in the UK, and continental Europe – day in, day out. Run by the UK’s most experienced journalists, with a proven track‐record of breaking the biggest real estate stories in the market, React News is the only place to find crucial, business‐sensitive information before the competition.

Packed with breaking news, features, interviews and exclusive analysis, React News’ 2‐4 daily email alerts deliver content you are not able to read anywhere else.

In 22 months, we have grown from a team of 4 to 20 full‐time employees and have 480 subscribing firms and 26,000 readers. We are now the best‐read paid European real estate news service and still growing fast. We have been acquired by US‐based firm Green Street (

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We have a collaborative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial culture with a high‐calibre team and fantastic growth metrics.

We are now looking for an Editorial Assistant to join our busy and growing team supporting the React News editors. This is a great opportunity for an individual with an interest in real estate to kick start their editorial career in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

The Role and Responsibilities

Writing and sourcing stories from press releases and important company announcements in an efficient and timely manner in line with the publication’s house style.

Assisting React News journalists with research and collaborating on exclusive news stories including sourcing appropriate imagery.

Working closely with React News’ Head of Content Strategy to ensure that articles are published in the most effective and impactful way. This will including raising and maintaining overall standards of content through layout and search engine optimisation.

Overseeing React News’ crucial and regular social media output to maximise the reach of the publication’s content.


A degree focused on journalism or publishing more broadly would be preferred.

Some limited experience in working in a newsroom environment would be preferred.

A portfolio of early‐stage career work would be advantageous.

Basic understanding of business and the economy.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Attention to detail and good problem‐solving skills.

Inquisitive nature, driven and self motivated.


  • Competitive salary
  • Biannual bonuses based on company performance
  • Flexible working – both from home and from our fully serviced central London office
  • Pension plan
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • A collaborative, entrepreneurial culture where we celebrate success as a team


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