IBTimes.co.uk, Business Reporter

Recruiter
Newsweek
Location
Canary Wharf, London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
13 Apr 2016
Closes
13 May 2016
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Reporter, Reporting, Writer
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Reporter

Reporting to: Business Editor

Location: Canary Wharf, London

Role Description

IBTimes.co.uk are in process of increasing our Business News coverage. To that end we are looking to hire a talented Business Reporter to bolster the desk, broaden our coverage and deliver quality business news to our growing audience.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in a Business reporting role for a digital news organisation.

Role Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Business Reporter include:

  • Writing original content for publication on the IBTimes UK site.
  • Working diligently to make sure articles are written and published as quickly as possible.
  • Following the newsroom style-guide to ensure consistency of writing.
  • Building a reliable network of contacts with which to source stories.
  • Fact-checking your own work and making it as accurate as possible.
  • Forward planning for known News events.
  • Work as part of a team to make the news output as strong as possible.
  • Making full use of social media to promote your stories and IBTimes UK as a whole.


Desired Skills and Experience

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in a busy reporting role for a reputable online organisations.
  • Good knowledge of SEO and online journalism.
  • Excellent knowledge across a broad range of current event issues.
  • Sound knowledge of Social Media Strategy.


Apply by completing the application form below. 

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