Insurance Day, News Editor

London (Central)
Competitive + Benefits
29 Mar 2017
29 Apr 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Informa Business Intelligence, part of the international informa group, provides market intelligence, news and analysis, bespoke consulting services, industry events and specialist online training to millions of customers worldwide through online platforms and multimedia subscription services.

We provide businesses, professionals, academics, scientists and governments with information so they can act, and ultimately make valuable and profitable decisions.

Insurance Day, the leading source of news, insight and data on the London and international re/insurance and specialty insurance markets, is looking for a News Editor to set the insurance industry’s daily agenda.

We are looking for a talented individual who can work with a team of journalists to deliver ‘must have’ industry news and analysis ahead of our competition.

The News Editor will play a key role in developing Insurance Day’s core areas of specialism as the brand moves into the next phase of its growth strategy.

The successful candidate will work with a team of four journalists, with direct line management of one, to deliver exclusive news and longer-form analysis, as well as daily e-mail/ and PDF/print outputs, and supplements.

This London-based position requires someone with a proven track-record in business journalism, a strong news sense, sound editorial judgment, writing flair and an ability to work under pressure. Relevant experience or knowledge of the re/insurance industry is highly desirable.

This position would suit someone currently in a news editor role or a senior reporting looking to step up.

What we are looking for:

  • Proven track-record in business journalism, with evidence of breaking exclusive agenda-setting stories
  • 2-5 years in business reporting with daily deadlines
  • Ability to develop and maintain industry contacts
  • Sound editorial judgment, writing flair and an ability to work under pressure
  • Proven ability to write and edit news, in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Proven ability to edit financial and technical content
  • Ability to use content management systems and web analytics
  • Experience or knowledge of the global re/insurance industry desirable

Rated as one of the top 5 large companies to work for in the UK, we offer world class career development, competitive salaries, as well as an award winning benefits package.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume, a cover letter and salary expectations by completing the application form below.

About Informa

Informa’s Business Intelligence (BI) division provides specialist data, intelligence and insight to our customers, helping them make better decisions, gain competitive advantage and enhance return on investment.

BI has a valuable portfolio of digital subscription products, providing business critical intelligence to global, regional and niche communities within five core industry sectors: Pharma & Healthcare; Finance; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Maritime & Law and Agribusiness & Commodities.