Mortgage Strategy/Mortgage Finance Gazette, Reporter

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Employer
EMAP
Location
Croydon/Homeworking
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 03, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Reporter
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role: Reporter

Business: emap

Brand: Mortgage Strategy/Mortgage Finance Gazette

Base Location: Croydon/Home

Employment Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive

About the role: As a reporter for Mortgage Strategy/Mortgage Finance Gazette, you will produce market-leading news, analysis, and features. 

You will be a real news hound, seeking out quality stories ahead of the competition, developing a strong understanding of market issues and articulating these across a variety of formats. Your content will drive interest to the brands’ websites and print title. Working with the editor and deputy editor, you will be proactive in coming up with new content ideas that make the publication stand out. 

You will be confident in establishing contacts within the mortgage market and get to know the issues that matter most to Mortgage Strategy and Mortgage Finance Gazette’s audiences.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Maintaining a strong network of contacts to break exclusive news stories
  • Respond quickly and accurately to rolling news stories
  • Conduct longer-form analyses and comment pieces on the market
  • Produce market-leading content across all formats
  • Be an ideas generator, constantly looking forward to what would resonate best with our audiences
  • Develop advanced news gathering skills like public records searches and legal requests for documents
  • Represent our brands in the market and develop a personal brand that improves the title’s exposure

Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Evidence of previous interest in journalism
  • NCTJ or master’s degree in journalism preferrable or equivalent
  • General interest in financial news desirable
  • Shorthand advantageous
  • Audio editing/broadcasting/podcasting skills highly desirable
  • Talent at writing timely, accurate news copy
  • Ability to generate leads through contact base
  • Exceptional interviewing and questioning skills

Benefits: emap is part of the Metropolis Group and we are committed to providing a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees.

·      25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell)

·      Health plan

·      Life insurance cover

·      Cycle to work scheme.

·      Discounted gym memberships

·      Retail discount vouchers and more

 

How to apply: Please send your CV, covering letter with notice and salary expectations to metropolis.careers@emap.com. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback at the application stage, however if you are successfully shortlisted you will be contacted within 10 working days of the closing date.

 

Privacy: Metropolis Group respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy at www.metropolis.co.uk/privacy.

 

Diversity and Inclusion: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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