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George Buckland Recruitment Agency

Based: Central London

Posted: Thu 23 Jul 2020
Closing Date: Thu 6 Aug 2020
Employer: George Buckland Recruitment Agency
Job Category: Newsdesk
Specialist reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Specialist Media, Other Media

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Reporter - Life Sciences

George Buckland Recruitment Agency

Based: Central London

Posted: Thu 23 Jul 2020
Closing Date: Thu 6 Aug 2020
Employer: George Buckland Recruitment Agency
Job Category: Newsdesk
Specialist reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Specialist Media, Other Media

Job Description

Reporter - Life Sciences
Central London
£28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Permanent. Full Time

Summary of Job :

At this b2b publisher you will research & write news stories about developments in the life sciences industry. You’ll cover business news and scientific developments happening in pharmaceutical & biotech companies, medical device manufacturers, chemical laboratories, and healthcare technology. Your readership includes chief executives, financial officers, scientists, and marketing managers.

Because this is a fast moving industry you will publish your writing online via a daily news email bulletin and also via the titles’ website. Further you shall also write long form copy for the monthly print magazines.

You'll liaise with contacts across the life sciences industry so that you can keep your finger on the pulse of this fast moving industry which means you should have an interest in the life sciences sector.

The publisher runs a series of conferences and award ceremonies. As a Reporter you will assist the events team by suggesting content ideas and further you will provide ideas for speakers based on your contact book. In order to represent your titles and moreover to network with industry figures you will attend these events.

Key candidate criteria :

• At least 1 year of work experience as a reporter
• Experience of generating own news content
• Ability to interview a wide section of scientific, technical, and business professionals
• Ability to create fresh ideas for long copy articles
• An interest in the Life Sciences industry

Apply by sending your CV to : george@georgebuckland.com

About the Publisher :

This b2b publisher has been established over 90 years which means therefore that you'll be joining a highly successful well respected magazine house.You will be working alongside other reporters & writers which means you'll benefit from a supportive and stimulating newsroom environment. As a member of the editorial team you will work alongside a team of editors, production, and sales in stunning warehouse style offices in Central London.

Reporter - Life Sciences. Day to day tasks :

• Researching, Writing, and Editing news & feature articles
• Pitching future feature ideas
• Interviewing scientists and business executives
• Attending press conferences and asking questions
• Attending scientific conferences to understand and report on developments
• Building industry contacts
• Developing contacts with PRs in order to maintain a flow of information
• Checking facts in order to write accurate articles
• Engaging with readers and the industry via social media
• Assisting the events team in developing content and speaker ideas for conferences
• Attending award ceremonies and conferences hosted by your titles
• Maintaining social media channels
• Updating website copy including daily news feed
• Keeping up to date with news, innovations, technical developments, trade & business news

This is an industry worth at least £70bn to the UK economy and moreover is a key strategic business sector for the UK - which means this is a dynamic industry in which to apply your journalism skills.

Immediate start available. Do not delay in applying.

Contact Details

Apply by sending your CV to : george@georgebuckland.com

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Thursday 6th August 2020.

Employer Information

George Buckland Recruitment Agency (view profile)
London
United Kingdom

Phone: 020 7321 3701