Staff Writer

The Spirits Business
Central London, UK
Based upon experience
Full Time
Job posted
September 1, 2017
Closing date
01 Oct 2017

Do you have a passion for producing engaging and accurate copy? If you thrive in a fast-paced office environment working in an exciting, varied industry, and you are looking for a first or second role in publishing, this could be the opportunity for you.

The Spirits Business is looking for a staff writer to join our small, dynamic team of award-winning journalists on an engaging B2B magazine. You will produce original copy for both our daily e-newsletter and our monthly print publication, working closely with both our editorial and commercial teams.

An interest in the spirits industry and the on-trade is essential. An NCTJ qualification is preferred.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Researching and producing print features for our monthly magazine
  • Contributing daily news stories online
  • Conducting interviews with industry stakeholders
  • Attending press conferences and industry events – some in the evening
  • Assistance with our Global Spirits Masters competitions, including picture-taking
  • Some national and international travel will be expected

The successful candidate will have:

  • A flair for news and feature writing and a meticulous eye for detail
  • The ability to produce clean copy, fast
  • The ability to multi-task and manage conflicting workloads
  • The ability to stick to daily and monthly deadlines
  • Heaps of enthusiasm to learn about an exciting and dynamic industry
  • NCTJ qualification is preferable

Salary will be based upon experience, and you will be based at our office in SE1, London.

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