The Grocer, Senior Food & Drink Reporter

Crawley, West Sussex
Competitive, DoE.
02 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
Job Type
Full Time

The Grocer is looking for talented, enthusiastic, bright and ambitious reporters to help us break major stories about the food & drink market.

Writing on the UK’s biggest and most interesting business magazine (and its website) our coverage is hugely diverse, tackling consumer trends, product innovation, imports and exports, Brexit, farming, food waste, packaging, the supply chain, pricing, ranging, store design, ecommerce, supply chain, marketing, startups, business strategy and performance in the £200bn grocery trade (ie supermarkets, coffee shops, convenience stores, farm shops & delis, discounters, wholesalers, online shopping etc.)

The Grocer is one of the UK’s most influential and high-profile business media publications. The bible of the grocery retail market and the flagship title of the highly successful William Reed group, working on The Grocer means you will join a big team of award-winning journalists on an innovative and progressive publication, with lots of training and career development opportunities.

Based in newly refurbished offices in Crawley, William Reed is a fast growing, family owned publishing company with offices in the UK, Montpellier, Chicago and Singapore. Continually reinvigorating our brands and exploring new avenues of business, we also offer a competitive salary and benefits.

So tell us what you can offer and what you’re interested in and we’ll try to match your skills with our needs.

Core responsibilities:

This role will encompass a range of different responsibilities, but it starts with great journalism, landing exclusive news stories, writing in depth analysis, features, reports, profiles, blogs and video/audio content, across a range of topics.

What we’re looking for:

  • A demonstrable nose for news
  • Ambition and the desire to succeed and progress
  • Ability to engage and network with senior level contacts
  • Multimedia skills

Benefits Include

  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free car parking
  • Free shuttle service from Three Bridges station
  • Season ticket loan (on successful completion of probationary period)

Applying for the role

Please complete the application form below, including a covering letter explaining why you are right for the job, together with some clippings or links that demonstrate your best work, and a copy of your CV.

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