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HTFP Jobs: Business and Energy Editor, Norfolk or Suffolk

Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times

Based: Norfolk or Suffolk

Posted: Fri 8 Oct 2021
Closing Date: Fri 22 Oct 2021
Employer: Archant
Job Category: Editors
Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Business and Energy Editor

Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times

Based: Norfolk or Suffolk

Posted: Fri 8 Oct 2021
Closing Date: Fri 22 Oct 2021
Employer: Archant
Job Category: Editors
Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

 

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We have created a new opportunity for a Business and Energy Editor to form their own team and take a leading role in developing a new reader-revenue supported business content strategy.

This region is at the forefront of the alternative energy industry, with £54bn of investment planned in the area over the next 20 years, generating around 6,000 jobs. We are home to the biggest offshore windfarm development in the country, Sizewell C Nuclear plant is planned for Suffolk, and we have one of Europe’s biggest Hydrogen plants – which will help to deliver the UK’s net zero energy goals.

That is why we are creating the new role of Business and Energy Editor who can realise the opportunity for our brands across the East of England and develop a collaborative relationship with the major players to launch new digital products.

The new editor will be responsible for identifying the type of business sector content that will power a new business app to deliver a paid subscription-based audience, as well as creating compelling content for our print titles.

You will be full of ideas about how to produce engaging content across different products and platforms, be comfortable sat alongside corporate CEOs as well as telling the stories of the family-run business leaders. We are looking for someone who knows how to make business content interesting to readers outside of the business community.

You will also work with our commercial teams to attract business sponsorship and advertising revenues to fund our products and services.

The East of England has two of the most influential regional media brands in the country, with the Eastern Daily Press serving Norfolk and the East Anglian Daily Times operating across Suffolk. You will live in either of these counties and we are offering a relocation package to attract the very best candidate possible for this role – so consider coming to live in this beautiful part of the country.

YOU WILL HAVE:

  • A passion for the renewable energy sector
  • Background as Editor / senior lead
  • Ability to use data & analytics to inform decisions
  • Able to deliver multi-platform content campaigns
  • Proven experience of breaking into new sectors
  • NCE fully qualified journalism qualification
  • Able to drive
  • Reside in the East of England – easily be able to commute to our Norwich and Ipswich office

SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS

  • Salary up to £50,000
  • Full 26 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give As You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme
  • Ongoing training and personal performance reviews

Contact Details

WHAT NEXT?

Please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk as soon as possible and we will contact you very shortly if we are interested in progressing your application to the next stage.

We reserve the right to remove this vacancy once we feel we have enough candidates to interview.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 22nd October 2021.

Employer Information

Archant
United Kingdom