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Senior Reporter

SENIOR REPORTER

 

Take your opportunity to join the Social Housing team at Ocean Media Group, working on the go-to finance publication for the affordable housing sector as our new senior reporter. You’ll share our passion for putting customers first and delivering market-leading information that helps our audience excel. Most of all you’ll join an innovative team who truly believe that Together We Succeed.

 

This next step in your career provides an exciting opportunity for you to play a key role in delivering Social Housing’s news content online and in print. You will focus on producing high quality, timely news and analysis articles that inform senior housing finance professionals, the investment community and wider stakeholders.

 

Based in the buzzing commercial hub of Canary Wharf, Ocean Media is both well-established and strongly positioned for substantial growth. Ambitious, innovative, entrepreneurial and fun, the group is full of leading titles in its key markets, spanning events, publications and data services.

 

You’ll work specifically for Social Housing magazine, working to deliver an exceptional service to our readers. Your role will include:

  • Delivering a blend of exclusive and on-diary stories for the weekly newsletter and monthly print edition, providing added value to content that the audience does not get elsewhere
  • Pitching and writing longer features, writing around one per monthly edition
  • Building and maintaining a strong network of contacts at a senior level within housing finance
  • Managing and editing blog submissions and creating weekly newsletters
  • Helping to deliver digital best practice across Social Housing platforms
  • Attending internal and external conferences and events and representing the Social Housing brand at these events.

 

You will have:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience on local, national or trade news desks
  • A keen news sense and a proven track record of securing important exclusive news stories
  • Excellent knowledge of media law and a journalism qualification of NCTJ standard or equivalent
  • An interest in, and aptitude for financial journalism (some financial or data-reporting experience preferred)

In recognition of our talented people and as a thank you for the hard work they do, we are committed to offering:

  • Season ticket loans
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Optional health care scheme
  • Annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • An additional day’s annual leave to be taken for birthdays
  • Development and training
  • Social commitments and people perks
  • Bike2Work scheme

To start your Ocean Journey, please send your CV through to hr@oceanmedia.co.uk

 

Closing date: 1st July 2021

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