NRi Digital, Senior Editor - Energy Sector

Location
Blackfriars, City of London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
Jul 19, 2018
Closes
Aug 19, 2018
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced editor to lead NRi Digital’s B2B magazines covering the energy sector.

Reporting to the group editor, you will be responsible for our three digital energy industry titles, working with a team of feature writers and trainee reporters.

Responsibilities include content planning, sub-editing, image research, seeing each issue through the production process, liaising with our advertising and design teams, and managing marketing and social media activities for the publications.

You will also mentor trainee journalists in their writing assignments and lead weekly meetings with the sector team to set out an editorial strategy and maintain a high quality of content.

This is an excellent opportunity for a B2B or technology journalist with feature writing and editing experience looking to take the next step in their career.

The ideal candidate will have experience in business publishing and online media, an interest in the energy sector, and the drive to take ownership of these magazines and lead their future development.

You should have a sense for spotting industry trends and finding stories appropriate for our audience, a knack for writing stand-out cover lines and headings, and a sense for presenting in-depth business information in a visually appealing and accessible way.

Management experience is not essential but an outgoing manner and excellent communication skills are a must as you will lead a team and act as the main point of contact between the editorial, design and commercial departments.

Key requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of writing and editing, preferably for a B2B audience
  • Experience or working with online media
  • A journalism qualification or equivalent on-the-job training
  • Sub-editing and proofreading experience
  • An eye for detail and the ability to produce impeccable copy


What we expect from the sector editor

  • A keen interest in the energy sector
  • The ability to identify business and technology trends and the right kind of angle for our audience
  • Initiative and enthusiasm in taking ownership of the sector and leading the future development of the magazines
  • The ability to write stand-out copy, from cover lines and headings to attention-grabbing tweets
  • A sense for presenting complex, in-depth business information in a creative, accessible and user-friendly way
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and mentor a team
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills


Preferred, but not essential, experience

  • Writing for an online and business audience
  • Developing editorial strategy
  • Working with magazine layouts
  • Social media skills


How to apply

Send your CV, covering letter and portfolio to Susanne Hauner, group editor, by completing the application form below.

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