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Professional Pensions, Reporter

Incisive Media
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
17 Jan 2022
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Incisive Media is an entrepreneurial and creative, digital-facing organisation on the cutting edge of media. Working in our three core markets, sustainability, financial services and technology, we provide analyst-grade insight, business intelligence and content to specialist networks of business professionals around the globe.

We are passionate about our people, products and customers and our values are at the heart of our business; they define us, and they are how we conduct ourselves both as a company and as individuals.

Our values are summed up as; integrity, teamwork, innovation, trust, good judgement, passion for our work, curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

If these are aligned with your values, then keep reading.

Overview of the role

Professional Pensions is the most widely read publication for the pensions profession, and is closely followed by companies with pension schemes, government and the City desks of national newspapers.

By bringing our audience all the latest news about key regulatory changes, industry developments and people moves, we ensure trustees and pension professionals are equipped with everything they need to know.

Minute-by-minute we track the movements of pension scheme governance, investment, administration and risk while keeping our eyes and ears open to the ongoing needs of a hugely under-pensioned society - our overriding agenda is to help our readers in their role providing millions of people across the UK secure their financial future.

With expert contributors from trustees and industry professionals providing regular opinion pieces, high-profile columnists and interviews with leading figures – not forgetting our conferences, awards events, seminars and webinars – we ensure that no stone is left uncovered when it comes to the pensions industry and the needs of its trustees and scheme professionals.

What we are looking for

The role (reporter) will include producing engaging and insightful online news coverage across the pensions and asset management markets, developing and producing long-form features for our monthly print magazine, interviewing leading industry figures, and supporting the editorial team across Professional Pensions events, webinars and other projects.

The successful candidate will need to break stories readers won’t have read anywhere else. The ability to present video content and feel confident scripting and recording podcasts is also highly desirable.

What we value

Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with solid journalism training behind them who has been working for at least one year as a reporter for a B2B publication. Experience of financial journalism is desirable but not essential, along with:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to maintain a busy workload and prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work efficiently and meet daily deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain strong contact relationships
  • Ability to get to grips with new subject areas quickly and be willing to continuously develop knowledge in key areas
  • Ability to show a proactive and flexible attitude throughout all aspects of the role
  • Experience of producing news and long-form content for a B2B audience
  • Experience of producing content for online and social media channels
  • Experience of live event – in-person or virtual – participation, such as chairing panel discussions or presenting, is desirable


What you can expect from us

As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career, tailoring your development through management support, internal & external training courses and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location in Covent Garden, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!

We also offer a range of benefits including: 

  • A rewarding environment where success is recognised
  • Excellent training and development programmes
  • Hybrid/remote working
  • Pension scheme with 5% employer contributions
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Voluntary Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days
  • Health Cash Plan for those everyday healthcare costs
  • Savings on items from Currys/PC World via our TechScheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted Gym rates
  • Retail discounts saving you money on essential & everyday purchases
  • Employee Recognition Scheme to recognise your colleagues with rewards
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for extra support if things get tough
  • IMFoundation - staff can volunteer a small amount of their time to contribute their skills and make a meaningful difference to the lives of others

Plus a number of flexible salary sacrifice benefits…


Incisive Media is an award winning information provider, serving a wide range of financial, business technology and professional services markets globally. An entrepreneurial and creative, digital-facing organisation on the cutting edge of media.

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New London House
172 Drury Lane
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