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News Editor

Salary: DOE

Location: Moorgate, London (hybrid working)

Real Deals Media is looking for you. We are a leading B2B media and publishing group, focusing on the private equity and growing business sectors. We publish Europe’s most highly respected private equity titles (digital and print) and host the industry’s most prestigious award ceremonies and conferences.

On the back of our continued success, Real Deals Media has recently received new private equity investment and is pursuing growth across all our divisions and in our geographical reach. We are looking for amazing new talent to be a part of our story.

Our publications:

Our publications consist of two print and digital titles, being ‘Real Deals’ and ‘The Drawdown’. We also publish a digital (only) title called ‘Growing Business Intelligence’.

Real Deals publishes the most important European private equity news, alongside deep analysis and comprehensive deal coverage. Alongside the fortnightly print magazine, Real Deals is available as a dedicated digital edition for all subscribers.

The Drawdown provides vital insight and analysis for operational private equity professionals. Through monthly print editions, daily digital updates, regular seminars, conferences and awards ceremony, The Drawdown aims to support the industry's operational leaders as their functions evolve.

Growing Business Intelligence is a digital newsletter and online information portal for SMEs and growing businesses.

Our events:

Real Deals Media’s events portfolio consists of a broad range of conferences, seminars and awards programmes in collaboration with our Publications, focused on business, finance and private equity. These include our long-standing (20 years +) Award ceremonies, such as the Growing Business Awards and Europe’s leading private equity award ceremony, the Private Equity Awards, and a full annual calendar of market leading conferences, breakfast briefings, dinners, roundtables (physical and virtual), webinars and podcasts

Learn more about us: realdealsmedia.com, realdeals.eu.com, the-drawdown.com, growingbusinessintelligence.co.uk

The role:

The successful candidate will be a journalist who is interested in business, has worked as a business reporter for a few years and is ready to take on more responsibility and independence.

The candidate will be comfortable
• Breaking off-diary news
• Writing long-form feature content for the web and print
• Building a news agenda for the publication and leading a team of reporters
• Moderating roundtable discussions and webinars
• Chairing podcasts and conducting video interviews
• Hosting panel discussions at our conferences

The candidate will also be ready to take responsibility for certain sections of the title and work closely with the Editor to manage the production process and set the editorial agenda and strategy.

This role provides a pathway to building the experience and skills needed to make the next move into a Deputy Editor or Editor role.

Day-to-day would include
• Breaking off-diary news stories for the web
• Contributing to a hugely popular and influential daily email newsletter
• Producing well-researched long-form feature content
• Building up a network of industry contacts
• Taking editorial control of certain sections of the brand and special reports
• Involvement in the production and curation of Real Deals online, in print and via email

Right person, right skills
• Undergraduate degree and NCTJ qualification or equivalent
• At least 2 to 3 years' experience as a journalist
• A passion for the written word online and in print
• Organisation and leadership ability
• Proficiency in multimedia journalism including webinars, podcasts, & videos
• A real knack for sourcing off-diary news stories and being proactive in picking conversations with people either face-to-face or via telephone to get more out of the stories
• Familiarity with InDesign
• An interest in business, finance and alternate assets will be an advantage
• Fluency in one or more of the following languages - French, German, Italian, Spanish, desired.

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