Retail Editor

About Us For over 160 years, The Telegraph's stories, dispatches, interviews, and investigations have set the agenda, sparked debate, and provided generations of readers with a trusted source of news, information, and opinion. Our vision, with quality journalism at the heart, is to pioneer new ways to serve 10 million registered users and 1 million subscribers, by 2023, a vision we all stand behind. We wouldn't be one of the world's most successful media organisations without the talent, determination, and creative spirit of our people. As our readers' needs evolve, it's more important than ever that we recruit original thinkers and innovative individuals who can keep us at the forefront of our industry. That means not only journalists but also marketers, analysts, designers, engineers, and much more. We want to foster the diversity of thought through our people, create inclusive working environments that allow everyone to be their authentic selves at work while creating a sense of belonging to ensure we have the highest performing teams. About The Role This role requires a business reporter working to deliver a strong portfolio of digital and print products. The principal focus of this role will be on retail. Key Responsibilities Responsible for full coverage of the retail industry both in the UK and further afield when needed Develop interview and feature ideas within the sector and beyond Ability to spot trends and identify sector developments before they are widely reported Ability to write for other parts of the newspaper when required Aiding the business desk in helping to coach younger reporters in a number of areas when requested Writing a weekly column delving into the ins and outs of the sector Being a figurehead for the Telegraph in the retail sector, speaking at industry events and building up a detailed book of senior contacts Responsible for helping to maximise digital traffic Key Skills Experience of reporting on news and developing those stories on digital and print platforms. Able to spot stories and opportunities from raw data. Demonstrable proof of the ability to tell stories in a concise but interesting way. Experience of covering either business and/or economic news in a newspaper, newswire or digital environment is ideal - strong interest in the subjects and ideas around digital optimisation of content is necessary. Highly numerically literate - able to turn raw data into a concise news story. Digitally savvy - understanding of digital storytelling and optimisation of content through social media and SEO. Our Benefits The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and equal parental pay (six months fully paid for mothers and fathers), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance. Training and Development Candidates are drawn to companies that highlight key benefits and ongoing support, this is a great opportunity to discuss our training and development opportunities, whether company-wide or role-specific If relevant, please add any role-specific training and development opportunities here in bullet point or paragraph form, for example, systems training, Soft skills workshops e.g. Stakeholder management, presentation skills, personal impact With support from your manager and colleagues, you'll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career. Our Commitment To Inclusion We want you to feel you belong here and welcome candidates from all backgrounds. Our organisation is on a continuous journey to achieve this sense of belonging, with focused inclusion policies, training, and internal networks. We believe it's not only the right thing to do but that there's a strong business case to support it. Because if you feel you belong, you'll feel more comfortable, so you'll be more likely to achieve your best. We have a number of internal networks that are totally inclusive and open for anyone to join. These include internal inclusion networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, working families, LGBTQ+, disabilities and long-term conditions, gender, wellbeing, and women in tech. Your wellbeing is paramount, so we have trained over 100 Mental Health First Aiders in the last two years to help support our employees. We've also signed the Tech Talent Charter, and are committed to driving greater inclusion and diversity in tech. This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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ID:

650395

Date Posted:

Posted 2 weeks ago

Expiration Date:

28/08/2022

Location:

London

Salary:

Competitive

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