Senior Reporter – Energy Voice

DC Thomson
Closing Date: 18/07/2024
  • London/Hybrid
  • Energy Voice

Job Description

At DC Thomson we are a business with a purpose – to make a positive impact on the communities we serve.

We are home to some of the world’s best loved media brands, organised around local news and radio, companionship, kids, advocacy, energy, puzzles and hobbies.

The Courier, The Press & Journal, The Sunday Post, Beano, Stylist, Puzzler, The People’s Friend, My Weekly, bunkered, Energy Voice, Findmypast and Brightsolid are just some of the brands you might know us for.

Deeply rooted in our communities, we are investing in data, technology and talent to unlock a new level of understanding about what really matters to our customers. This is how we are shaping the future of media.

We’re changing the way we work to create a flexible, collaborative, learning-led culture that draws on expertise from across the organisation to create award-winning content and cultural moments that make audiences want to be part of our communities.

Our HQ is in Dundee and we have bases around the UK employing over 1,200 extraordinarily creative colleagues working in a mix of office/home/hybrid. They’re passionate about being part of the story of so many well-loved brands and they’re crucial to our ambitions for the company.

We’re looking for the best people to join us at DC Thomson, to share their energy, ideas and skills and be part of our story.

Why join us now?

DC Thomson is on an exciting transformation journey to growth. Our brands matter to people and we are passionate about sustaining meaningful relationships with the communities these brands serve.

Focused on creating brilliant content and experiences that inspire our audiences and communities.

Energy Voice

After several years of strong growth, we are seeking an experienced Senior Reporter to join our flagship brand Energy Voice in London and help lead the next phase of its evolution as we grow our coverage of the UK energy industry.

Energy Voice has been setting the agenda in energy for over a decade, with more than 250k users per month relying on the website as a trusted source of breaking news. We are now investing heavily in the brand to cement our position as the essential platform for anyone active in the country’s energy sector.

The Opportunity:

The Senior Reporter will be responsible for producing breaking news and progressive, insightful and audience-led content to serve and grow our subscriber base, joining a growing editorial team network spanning the UK.

This is a unique opportunity for a highly experienced energy journalist to become an integral part of an established and rapidly growing brand in the DC Thomson portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit news and opinion pieces
  • Work with editorial team to ensure best-in-class reporting
  • Stay ahead of industry developments to ensure Energy Voice is the essential source of breaking news
  • Generate original ideas for articles and AV content
  • Join the award-winning podcast Energy Voice Out Loud
  • Conduct interviews with industry leaders and build network
  • Push content and personal profile on social channels such as LinkedIn
  • Represent brand at internal and external events
  • Moderate panel discussions and lead Energy Voice events
  • Support senior leadership team on strategy for future development and growth of Energy Voice – experience / understanding of data-driven content strategy is key

Requirements

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

Benefits

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 35 hours per week on a flexible hybrid model. Base location would be London Fleet Street office. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, health cash plan, excellent pension, a competitive salary and many more benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from everyone and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristics.

If you have any issues with your application, please email recruitment@dcthomson.co.uk

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy early once we have received suitable applications. Therefore, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.