Retail & Consumer Products

News & Content Producer – Trade Publishing

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News & Content Producer – Trade Publishing

We are seeking a sharp, productive writer who can identify important breaking news that our readers can rely upon. Able to communicate often complex information precisely, to appreciate the ramifications of the content to those at the sharp end of their businesses. It could be news of acquisitions, brand launches, the latest technology, factual summaries of annual results, emerging trends, or news of business administrations. We seek to cover it all so as to remain truly at the heart of the sector we serve.

Our ideal candidate will be resourceful and able to work at a fast pace. There is no average day. We look to publish new content every hour and then leverage our content resource to create targeted digital newsletters as well as a (currently) bi-monthly magazine. Past experience in our niche of direct and multichannel retailing, eCommerce and/or distribution will be a strong advantage. You will be producing content in a wide range of formats – news shorts, features, considered articles as well as business and entrepreneur profiles. You will also be adept at posting articles on social media and driving readership through effective use of SEO.


* A background in reporting, content production

* The ability to produce clean, concise copy at pace

* A nose for a good angle, an inquisitive mind

* Willingness to follow up news leads & gain unique commentary

* Strong organisational ability

* Keen to make an impact & become a key part of business

* Self-discipline, drive and the ability to work independently

* Own home office set up

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates located in the South West, within a 50 mile radius of Exeter. The role is offered on a fixed term, self-employed contract basis. Hours are negotiable but not less than 20 per week.

If this sounds like the role you are looking for please apply with a CV containing links to some of your current/past work

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency