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Staff Writer, Management Today

Employer
Haymarket Media Group
Location
Twickenham, London (Greater)
Salary
£25,000-£27,000
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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Discipline
B2B, Content
Seniority
Specialist
Sector
Online, Publishing
Business Type
In-house
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Job Details

Haymarket is a successful international specialist media company.  We have over 60 market-leading brands in the consumer and B2B markets across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany, connecting people and communities across digital, print, festivals, awards, conferences, and exhibitions. 

As a global business operating in diverse markets, we are inherently multicultural and we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining talent who reflect the communities we serve. We equally recognise our broader responsibility to society as a whole and use our power and influence to drive diversity, equity and inclusion within our markets. 

Management Today’s Staff Writer will be responsible for writing features, analysis and columns for Management Today online and in print, as well as hosting interview and panel sessions at our live events. They report to the editor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and write interviews, columns, features, news and analysis for the website, to deadline, using the HAI dashboard and MT’s content priorities to inform decisions
  • Research and write features and interview for the magazine
  • Build and maintain a contacts book of CEOs, founders, executive coaches and PRs to support future features
  • Build and send MT’s daily and weekly bulletins, including choosing which secondary content goes on and liaising with content labs team
  • Manage Management Today’s social media activity
  • Develop an understanding of business strategy, leadership and workplace issues
  • Commission guest authors for the website on an ad hoc basis
  • Attend relevant events and read widely across competitors for ideas
  • Chair panels, conduct interviews and introduce sessions in live events

Experience, skills & attributes

  • At least two years experience of business journalism
  • Ability to write interviews, columns and web features to an excellent standard
  • Ability to find fresh, creative angles for evergreen topics
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a way that is credible to a senior business leader
  • Ability to grasp complex strategic issues and understand stories in the wider financial and economic news
  • Display the initiative, judgement and autonomy necessary to seek out and find impactful stories without needing to be directed
  • Ability to contribute towards discussions around editorial strategy

Why work with us?

People are our greatest asset here at Haymarket Media Group. Haymarket is a media, information and data business, we use our expertise in media and information to inspire, inform and empower our clients, audiences and communities. We are a socially and environmentally responsible business. As we serve our audiences, clients and communities, we are committed to driving the meaningful change necessary to build a better world. The principles of diversity, inclusion, respect, responsibility and sustainability are at the heart of our business.

We’re hard-wired to produce remarkable content for our audiences, with over 16,000 companies around the globe turning to us to help their businesses grow. Join us and you will work on market-leading brands to help create powerful and lasting relationships that deliver real results, all while developing your own career. 

Our conveniently located Twickenham HQ is home to around 600 employees with a vast array of careers from journalism, video, marketing, sales and events to technology, digital development and product management.

As well as being the home of English rugby, Twickenham has the benefit of being less than 30 minutes from central London but also enjoying its riverside location, proximity to Richmond Park and a buzzing social scene.

With flexible hours, great brands, and a modern open plan environment, we attract great people. There’s time for you to get involved in our extra-curricular activities too; from volunteering with our charity partners, going for a lunch-time riverside run, cycling around Richmond Park or after work fun!

Our team culture is friendly, vibrant and sociable. We nurture, support and reward our talent. We offer a market-leading benefits programme, tailored to individual needs and preferences. The range of benefits are vast and include a generous pension plan, life assurance, up to 30 days holiday and a fabulous income protection policy. Oh, and our annual employee party is pretty special too!

Our benefits include: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Comprehensive training and career development programme 
  • 25 days holiday per year excluding bank holidays (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days) 
  • Flexible working schedule (core hours from 11-3)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to Perkbox
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Family friendly policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan 
  • Regular individual and team rewards and incentives for outstanding performance 

We want to support our people to balance their personal and professional lives and we believe our range of benefits encourages this. We feel that nothing beats face-time with our colleagues and we’ve therefore adopted a blended working model where full time employees can expect to spend 3 days of their week in the office and the other 2 working at a location of their choice. 

As a global business operating in diverse markets, Haymarket is inherently multicultural.  Globally we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining talent who reflect the communities we serve.   We equally recognise our broader responsibility to society as a whole. We will use our power and influence to drive diversity, equity and inclusion within our markets. 

As such, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all candidates are given the same opportunity to succeed regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age or disability.  

If you need any reasonable adjustments to enable you to fully participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

Come and join us and see for yourself how Haymarket is a rewarding and exciting place to work.

Company

Haymarket Media Group creates award-winning specialist content for international audiences.

The company has over 70 market-leading brands, connecting people and communities across print, digital, mobile and live media, across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany.

Although our portfolio is diverse, our philosophy is the same across borders and markets: deliver brand experiences that truly meet the needs of audiences and clients. It is this uncompromising focus that has earned the trust of millions worldwide.

Haymarket’s brands include What Car?, Pistonheads, Campaign, PRWeek, MyCME and Finance Asia.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
02082675000
Location
Bridge House, 69 London Road
Twickenham
Middlesex
TW1 3SP
United Kingdom
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