Haymarket Media Group

Staff Writer, People Management

Location
Twickenham
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
11 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Discipline
Media
Sector
B2B, Publishing
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

People Management, one of the biggest business media brands in the UK is looking for a talented and ambitious Staff Writer to join our brilliant editorial team.

Job DescriptionPeople Management is one of the biggest business media brands in the UK, spanning a monthly magazine (138,000 copies per month), quarterly thought leadership title, popular website and daily newsletter, fast-growing podcast and range of brand extensions. Aimed at HR and learning professionals, as well as a broader business audience, it is known for high quality journalism and for tackling important societal issues in depth, from #MeToo and gender pay reporting to migration and the use of AI in recruitment. We now have a vacancy for a talented and ambitious staff writer able to contribute news and feature articles across our channels, spanning a variety of different styles and types of article. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who would like to tackle an interesting range of subject matter in a busy, well-resourced editorial team. It would particularly suit a writer from a B2B background or with experience of writing about associated issues, who is keen to test themselves in a new role. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Writing news and feature articles, and contributing ideas to the People Management editorial process
  • Developing a broad understanding of labour market and employment law issues, as well as making useful contacts
  • Supporting the development of other members of the team
  • Contributing where appropriate to the People Management podcast

Key attributes:

  • Experience of writing articles for B2B brands, with a broad understanding of business issues
  • Able to work independently but contribute positively to a close knit editorial team
  • Experience of working across different channels, with clear ideas about what makes successful digital content work
  • A track record of writing to a proficient level across different styles and lengths of copy
  • Journalistic qualifications and/or relevant experience in a professional journalistic environment