Construction News, Deputy Editor - 12 months FTC

Competitive salary and bonus
24 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Covering maternity leave, this Deputy Editor role will be responsible for leading CN’s content, including running the busy news desk. A perfect opportunity for an experienced journalist looking to take a step-up in their career on an industry-leading title.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for CN’s day-to-day content including news, comment, investigations and analysis
  • Commissioning content when required and overseeing the daily digital-first content plan
  • Writing exclusive news content and leading CN’s digital-first plan through special reports and interactive online content
  • Responsible for all news, analysis and comment in weekly magazine as well as contributing to design including the cover
  • Responsible for setting industry-leading news agenda with three direct line reports based in London and Manchester
  • Chairing round tables or conference panel sessions where required and willing to be interviewed on national television and radio about the construction industry
  • Making and maintaining contacts with the most senior business and client leaders in the construction industry
  • Acting as an ambassador and leader for Construction News both within the construction industry and the Ascential PLC group

Skills and Experience Required

  • More than 3 years’ experience in B2B publishing including as a news editor
  • Proven ability to secure industry-leading exclusives and make outstanding contacts in your field
  • Must have management experience
  • Knowledge of, or experience in, the construction and property industries would be beneficial, but is not a must
  • Must have a journalism degree or equivalent and shorthand of 100 wpm

Personal Attributes

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the ability of B2B titles to make a real difference in their industry. The candidate will be a natural leader, willing to spend as much time helping others to develop their content as chasing down scoops themselves. The candidate will be competitive, outgoing and a team player, willing to champion the industry and also hold it to account.

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