Senior Reporter, Conference & Incentive Travel

Location: London/hybrid
Salary details: £28–30,000pa
Closes: 06/07/2024
  • Full-Time
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Are you an energised and ambitious writer with a passion for events and travel? At C&IT we’re seeking a Senior Reporter to join our team, to enhance our online channels and help grow the brand.

C&IT is the foremost brand in the meetings, incentives, conferences and events (MICE) space. Our team produces compelling content across our multimedia portfolio, including written reports, video interviews, filmed tours and podcasts which showcase the very best of the events sector.


The Senior Reporter is responsible for publishing daily stories and bulletins, producing in-depth industry reports, and managing the social media accounts, as well as supporting junior reporters. They will also be required to carry out high-profile interviews, to host events, and travel regularly. They will work under the Editor to deliver exciting and relevant industry content that drives audience engagement. For the right person, it could be an opportunity to specialise in the meetings and events space, or to step up to the next level of responsibility.

Duties for the Senior Reporter include:

  • Managing the website content, including publishing 2 original articles per day and sending out daily and weekly bulletins
  • Conducting surveys and producing targeted industry reports
  • Interviewing people for both written and filmed content
  • Writing articles as required
  • Helping the Editor to run the social media channels
  • Supporting the in-house events team with planning and hosting C&IT events
  • Support the editor in delivering the brand’s strategy
  • Monitoring the editorial inbox and maintaining key relationships

Skills / Experience / Knowledge / Minimum Criteria

The ideal candidate would have the following experience and qualities:

  • A talented communicator who can thrive in a team when working in different locations
  • Eager to take ownership of a patch
  • As comfortable writing sparkling copy as with informative, data-driven content
  • An eagle eye on changing trends and opportunities
  • Have a flair for connecting with people and building positive relationships and working with external organisations
  • Have experience of writing to daily deadlines, or managing a section/junior (preferred)
  • Must be able to attend events in the UK and abroad
  • Relevant qualifications, such as NCTJ or a degree in journalism is preferred, but a creative content background will be considered
  • Excellent grasp of social media strategies and how to maximise reach and a grow audiences

We are a Disability Confident employer and offer guaranteed interviews to all disabled applicants who meet the above minimum criteria.

To be considered as part of this initiative, please ensure you indicate if you have a disability when applying for the post.

Why work with us?

Haymarket Media Group values its people and strives to shape a better future with remarkable content. From paid content and subscription services; to integrated advertising and content marketing packages. We deliver market-leading branded experiences that inspire great decisions. From data and digital information solutions to live events, awards and professional education services.

Our benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday per year excluding bank holidays (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days)
  • Work from anywhere in the world for up to 3 weeks of the year with our ‘Work from Anywhere’ days
  • Flexible working hours (core hours from 10-3) allowing you the flexibility to adapt your work schedule to your personal commitments
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Health Cash Plans: With our health cash plans, you can access a range of healthcare benefits, including coverage for medical expenses, dental care, optical services, and more

More about working for Haymarket

Putting social and environmental responsibility at the forefront of our business we have aligned our current sustainability goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. As we serve our audiences, clients and communities, we are committed to driving the meaningful change necessary to build a better world. The principles of diversity, inclusion, respect, responsibility and sustainability are at the heart of our business.

We want to support our people to balance their personal and professional lives and we believe our range of benefits encourages this. Nothing beats face-time with our colleagues to promote creativity and collaboration, we’ve therefore adopted a blended working model where full time employees can expect to spend 3 days of their week in the office and the other 2 working at a location of their choice.

Haymarket is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all candidates are given the same opportunity to succeed regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age or disability.

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Come and join us and see for yourself how Haymarket is a rewarding and exciting place to work.

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