An opportunity for a journalist to join a B2B publisher covering the global healthcare & life sciences industry. As a journalist within the newsroom you’ll research and write daily news stories for the website and daily news bulletin. As well as writing longer form news articles for the website and print magazine. In order to understand what’s happening in the global healthcare & life sciences industry you will develop contacts across the industry, including with PR professionals. You will also attend international trade fairs and exhibitions so that you can keep on top of current technological and scientific developments.
Journalist : Key candidate criteria
- Experience of generating, researching, & writing news stories
- Ability to interview a wide section of people – from scientists through to CEOs
- NCTJ accreditation or similar level of journalism qualification
- Working knowledge of media law, for example copyright and libel laws
About the Publisher
You’ll be joining a highly respected and long established B2B publishing house as a Journalist working alongside colleagues in a busy newsroom. You will also get to work with colleagues in Design, Production, Marketing, Sales, and Events. And to cap it all – the offices are stunning – a light and airy warehouse conversion on the banks of the River Thames, 5 minutes walk from London Bridge station. Because this job vacancy is available at a long established B2B publisher the company offers you excellent training and mentoring. In addition to owning magazines across the healthcare & life sciences sector the publisher runs a series of conferences and award ceremonies, which therefore means that you’ll be joining a publisher which is at the heart of the global healthcare & life sciences industry.
Why be a Journalist for the Healthcare & Life Sciences industry ?
The healthcare & life sciences industry generates at least £70bn to the UK economy. More than 200,000 people are employed by the sector. A cornerstone of the UK Government investment is Healthcare & Life Sciences industries. Therefore the Healthcare & Life Sciences is a dynamic industry which offers you as a Journalist plenty of opportunities for generating news stories.
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