The Times and The Sunday Times, Money Writer / Broadcast Journalist

Employer
News UK
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 May 2022

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Money writer/broadcast journalist

Want to work for a rapidly growing personal finance website? Then join our editorial team at Times Money Mentor - a website dedicated to offering tips and help on how to manage your everyday finances. 

The website, which is part of The Times and The Sunday Times, is looking for a money writer/broadcast journalist to help bring our stories to life by combining excellent communication skills with a passion for helping readers understand money matters.

You will have a great ability to break down complex matters into simple, easily digestible formats whether that is for radio, TV or the written content on our site.

Your role: As part of the role you will be writing and updating new and existing content as well as play a key part in our broadcast strategy including presenting videos and doing regular radio slots. You will also work towards becoming an expert on various personal finance topics and be able to pitch stories on those matters.

You’re a team player but also someone who’s just happy to get on with things. You’ll be working closely with the rest of the team to present a variety of money-focused content types in the best possible way. 

Times Money Mentor is on a mission to demystify money, so a passion for telling stories that make it interesting and relevant to different audiences is a must. Experience in personal finance is desirable but not required. Please indicate on your application any relevant experience you have. 

Apply with a covering letter and your CV by May 18.

Day to day you will:

  • Keep our existing content up to date and accurate

  • Play a key part in creating new content - whether that is writing an article or filming a video 

  • Become an expert on various personal finance topics including pension, investments and credit cards

  • Get editorial insights from data and SEO

  • Ensure TMM’s tone of voice is consistent across the site

  • Be part of TMM’s wider strategy

What we're looking for from you:

  • Experience working in a similar role

  • If you’ve got an interest in broadcast and is keen to build on your experience

  • You thrive under pressure and can work to tight deadlines while maintaining high standards

  • You’re passionate about the future of digital journalism 

  • You have lots of ideas and the organisational skills to execute them

  • You can work well independently or as part of a team

  • You enjoy keeping up to date with personal finance news and products launched

 

To apply you must have the right to work in the UK.

About the digital team

The Times and The Sunday Times represent a combined 400 years of covering news and providing comment and analysis in the UK and the world.

We are authoritative, credible, responsible, trusted and a part of the nation’s cultural heritage.

This role will join our team at Times Money MentorThe team is charged with finding and telling stories on our digital platforms in the most appropriate formats and empowering the newsroom to present stories in new and innovative ways.

Life at News

We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I  strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes.  We also have 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group. 

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK supporting the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. We offer private medical insurance covering pre-existing conditions, discounted gym memberships, ClassPass at Home, weekly virtual HIIT, yoga and run club classes, and a ‘Bikes for Work’ scheme, as well as offering opportunities for physio/massage, counselling and legal support. 

In addition we also offer:

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;

  • 30 days holiday and up to 4 volunteering days per year;

  • Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks;

  • Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access.


We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate. 

 

Company

News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart.

Our newspapers and associated websites are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week.

They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry.

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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