Farmers Weekly, Business Reporter

Sutton, Surrey
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Reed Business
Job Type
Full Time


Farmers Weekly is the market-leading title for the UK agriculture industry. Since 1934, it has been delivering news, technical advice and industry insights to help farmers make informed decisions that enable them to run their businesses more efficiently.

The Farmers Weekly's website offers daily news and market prices while offering a database of essential reference guides and how-to articles, from safeguarding herd health, maximising crop yields and servicing farm machinery to staying ahead of the latest legislation.

On social media it is the single largest UK farming publication in terms of followers. Farmers Weekly’s active, engaged community are on Twitter (74,000 followers), Facebook (108,000 followers), Instagram (29,000 followers) and YouTube (39,000 subscribers).

Farmers Weekly, Britain’s leading information provider to farmers and all involved in agriculture and rural business is seeking to appoint a reporter to work within our Business team.

We are looking for someone who can communicate effectively and easily through online media, as well as the printed word.

Want to join a great team at an historic time for farming and food production?

Farmers Weekly is looking for a business reporter. This is a challenging role in a busy team of three, reporting on all areas affecting farm business decisions.

These range from commodity and livestock markets to cost structures, tax, legal matters and the impact of policy changes on farm business performance.

Comfortable dealing with people at all levels, the business reporter will be able to generate story and feature ideas and write clearly and concisely under time constraint for print and web.

Essential requirements include an interest in farm business management, an inquisitive nature and an analytical approach, alongside excellent interpersonal skills.

Agricultural knowledge and/or journalism experience are preferred. Applicants need to be well-organised, self-motivated and able to develop contacts across a wide range of roles and markets.

An interest in and an aptitude for social media and video are also key requirements.

The role is based in our Sutton, Surrey head office and involves UK and occasional international travel.

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About Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide.

Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. 

RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RBI General Benefits Package:

RBI pays competitive salaries and has a comprehensive set of benefits. 

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