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.

Does this sound like you? Great! Read on ...


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


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

I tick all the above boxes!

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