RELX Group News/Business Reporter J6 - Farmers Weekly - Sutton in United Kingdom

News/Business Reporter J6 - Farmers Weekly - Sutton

Category: Editorial

Location: United Kingdom

News/Business reporter for Farmers Weekly

Farmers Weekly, Britain’s leading information provider to farmers and all involved in agriculture and rural business is seeking to appoint a news/business reporter to work within our News and Business team.

We are looking for someone who can communicate effectively and easily through online media, as well as the printed word.

The successful candidate will cover news stories, helping to keep readers up-to-date with all that is happening within the sector. They will also contribute to the Business section, reporting on market and financial news.

Farmers Weekly is a multimedia business, so as well as producing material for our print magazine, the reporter will generate compelling content for our award-winning website.

The ideal candidate is likely to have a journalistic qualification, coupled with a good knowledge of

agriculture. Equally important is a thirst for knowledge

and self-development, and an ability to work effectively as part of a busy, multimedia team.

The role is based in our head office in Sutton, Surrey, and will involve frequent UK and occasional international travel.

Key responsibilities:

• Generating original content for Farmers Weekly and FWi

• Using social media to promote content

• Checking copy and proofreading pages

• Developing industry contacts

Key requirements:

• Strong writing skills

• Ideally a good knowledge of the farming industry or willingness to learn

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and manage contacts

• Good time management and organisation skills

• Interest in online journalism, video and social media

• Ability to juggle tasks while retaining attention to detail

Farmers Weekly is part of Progagrica, a division of Reed Business and a member of RELX Group, the world's leading publisher and information provider.

About Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

RBI are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RBI Benefits Package

• 29 Days holiday (option to 32)

• Pension Scheme

• 2 Paid Charity Days

• Life Assurance (4 x salary)

• SAYE Scheme

• Season Ticket loan scheme

• Childcare Allowance