• Commissioning Editor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(01/03/2019 12:28)
    Job ID
    2019-1733
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Editorial
  • Overview

    Location: London (Piccadilly Circus), United Kingdom

    Type Of Employment: Full-time

    Function: Editorial - Insurance Age

    Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum

     

    Infopro Digital is one of the world’s leading B2B publishers in professional information and digital services companies, with 2,700 employees and over 50+ brands covering automobile, manufacturing and engineering, retail and e-commerce, insurance and finance, construction and architecture, tourism, and government authorities. An international presence which includes a vibrant culture and offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Paris

    Job Description

    The Commissioning Editor or Special Projects Editor will be responsible for managing and contributing content [whether open/closed articles; blogs; white papers; research; videos or roundtables] for the leading broker trade title Insurance Age that involve a sponsor.  This includes the day-to-day management of these commercial projects [whether in printed editions or online] to ensure the highest quality content is produced to agreed deadlines.

     

    This involves liaising with sales and the relevant brand editors to generate informative and interesting topics that do not duplicate material that has appeared recently or in the near future.

      

    The Special Projects Editor is also be expected – where needed - to chair brand extension events such as roundtables, briefings and conference sessions; and play an active part in meetings with prospective commercial clients; where they will be asked to explain the options available to them and come up with ideas to help them promote their messages in a subtle, unpushy and unsalesy fashion.

     

    Qualifications

    • B2B journalism experience would be useful. .
    • Ability to liaise with sales teams and sponsors

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Excellent organisational skills.

    • Ability to prioritise a busy workload.

    • Ability to create & maintain business relationships at all levels.

    • Ability to work with a high level of confidentiality.

    What were looking for

    We are interested in seeing a CV and cover letter from both junior and more experienced journalists, and have the flexibility to tailor the role to fit the right candidate. Financial journalism experience is desired, but not essential.

    What's on offer

    As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location at the heart of London’s West End, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!

     

    In addition to a competitive salary we offer the following benefits:

     

    Basic

    Additional Flexi

    ·       25 days annual leave (rising up to 30 days)

    ·       Group personal pension plan

    ·       Life assurance

    ·       Interest free season ticket loan (STL)

    ·       Childcare vouchers

    ·       Private medical insurance

    ·       Income protection

    ·       Employee assistance programme

    ·       Bonusly employee recognition 

    ·       Employee discount scheme

    ·       Onsite monthly chair massage

    ·       Eye-care Vouchers

    ·       Vodafone employee advantage scheme

    ·       Discounted gym membership

    ·       Flexible working

    ·       Additional life assurance

    ·       Bike to work

    ·       Buying holiday

    ·       Cancer screenings

    ·       Critical illness (+ partner)

    ·       Dental insurance

    ·       Give as you earn

    ·       Add partner to gym membership

    ·       Health cash plan

    ·       Health screening

    ·       Personal accident insurance

    ·       Personal travel insurance

    ·       Will writing


    Infopro Digital also runs The Foundation which supports a number of charities. Staff can volunteer to contribute their skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.

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