Legal market editor/journalist

We are looking for a journalist to own and develop our legal SME/mid-market-oriented brand, Legal Practice Management (LPM), and work on our other brands. This is a fantastic opportunity for a developing journalist/editor to take on a title/brand and move rapidly to significant autonomy, working closely with commercial colleagues to grow the brand and find new opportunities.

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What's involved:

  • Curation and creation of content

    • Manage and create content for the LPM brand, across a monthly e-mag, website, supplements, research-led reports – features, advertorial and all other content

    • Commission editorial content for LPM (site, e-mag/app)

    • Manage LPM’s monthly e-mag production schedule

    • Layout monthly e-mag design using in InDesign (this will transition to an app in Q3 2021)

    • Manage research and production process for LPM annual report publications and supplements

    • Write advertorials, sponsor case studies, features across our other legal business titles (Briefing, LPM, LSN, Unicorn)

  • Events involvement

    • Front and facilitate LPM and Briefing brand digital and IRL events

  • Marketing activities

    • Work closely with marketing to market LPM on social (LinkedIn and Twitter), plus work on the bi-monthly e-newsletter mailout

  • Commercial

    • Work closely with sales team on identifying new sales opportunities, and liaise with sponsors throughout their advertorial content journey

  • Audience/community

    • Communities - work closely with the Community Manager and Community Engagement Lead to drive membership, conversations and engagement with our online/IRL communities

Skills and experience:

We would be more likely to shortlist a candidate who has all or most of these:

  • Writing/journalist experience and skill in B2B environments, especially professional services

  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

  • Previous experience working with a website CMS (we use WordPress)

  • Project management-oriented – you don’t need a qualification, but you will need to be an organised worker, able to work in structured way with others, and to time manage effectively

  • An interest in data and what it can tell us - we work regularly with market research and survey data to create content, so you’ll need a logical mindset

  • Comfortable speaking in front of an audience or willing to develop this skill

We would be highly likely to shortlist a candidate who also has two or more of these:

  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere Pro or a similar software

  • Experience using survey tools such as SurveyMonkey

  • Understanding of/previous use of a CRM (we use Salesforce)

  • Knowledge of basic HTML, SEO and tagging skills

Benefits include:

  • Gym membership

  • Bike 2 Work scheme

  • Interest free season ticket loan

  • Free eye tests

  • Childcare voucher scheme

  • Free vaccinations

Reward

£28,000-£33,000 + benefits and annual profit share

I tick all the above boxes!

What are you waiting for?! Apply now!

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