propertyweek.com and Property Week, Finance Editor

Recruiter
UBM plc
Location
London
Salary
DOE
Posted
26 Feb 2013
Closes
26 Mar 2013
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Finance Editor
propertyweek.com and Property Week
Can you be the next star writer for the UK’s most award-laden business media brand?

An exciting opportunity has opened to join the PPA Business Media Brand of the Year and AOP Business Website of the Year working as a finance correspondent on propertyweek.com and Property Week.

As a Finance Editor, you will be responsible for covering the quoted property sector, property fund management, and the banking sector which is the lifeblood of the industry. The job will entail editing the finance and banking sections of propertyweek.com and Property Week.

This means writing and breaking on and off-diary digital news stories for a publication that has a digital-first policy for news, as well as writing for the magazine.

You will need to build up a rapport with the chief executives and chief financial officers of listed companies, to ensure that propertyweek.com and Property Week’s coverage of financial results is accurate and comprehensive. Securing and advising a stable of columnists for the section, to provide in depth analysis, is also vital. The banking section, and the finance role in general, involves a high level of analysis, so sharp and original thinking is crucial.

As well as writing news and analysis, you will also be involved in presenting your stories in video, audio and infographic form.

Property Week’s modern style offers weekly news, opinion from top columnists, financial trends and data and leading journalism from across all regions and markets. www.propertyweek.com is an informative, interactive site offering additional news, opinion and data from across the industry. Our tablet app offers the best of both worlds

Property Week is part of UBM’s UK media portfolio. UBM is a leading global events-to-media company, bringing communities together across a broad range of industries. UBM is a FTSE 250 company with over 6,000 staff in over 30 countries.

Ideally you will have a minimum of two years’ experience and display passion for business reporting. To be successful you will be required to build and sustain relationships, be pro-active when it comes to picking up the phone and scheduling appointments and be able to work within a varied patch.

Alongside a competitive base salary, UBM also offers the following employee benefits:
Season ticket loan, money purchased pension scheme, life assurance, cycle2work, eye care and child care vouchers. Our office is located in central London.

If you are a hungry news-getter and would like to join a multi-award winning team, we would like to hear from you. Property Week writers have gone on to work for the Financial Times, Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Channel 4 News and Bloomberg. You could be next.

Please email your CV and cover letter to Peter Halikias at BERecruitment@ubm.com by 15 March.

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