News Editor

We are looking for a news editor to drive the news agenda for two market-leading B2B healthcare publications.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled news editor or an experienced senior reporter looking to step up, to lead a team of reporters in shaping the political news content for nursing and pharmacist audiences, whilst working across print and online.

Working alongside the editor, you will be in charge of producing top-quality news stories, exclusives and investigations as well as coming up with ideas for campaigns and analysis that engages the publications’ target audiences.

Nursing in Practice is a leading digital and print magazine for nurses in general practice and community nursing, with the majority of its impactful political and professional news delivered via its website.

The Pharmacist is a news-driven digital title supporting the vital sector of community pharmacists and the growing number of pharmacists working in general practice.

You will also be working within a wider editorial team which includes a range of publications for different healthcare audiences, including the award-winning title Pulse.

This is a hybrid role, working one day or more a week at our offices in Farringdon in the City of London. We are a fun and lively team.

We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible, so please send a CV, cover letter and examples of published work to editor Carolyn Scott (carolynscott@cogora.com) without delay.

Responsibilities

  • Driving the news agenda for the two publications, including identifying potential exclusives
  • Managing two reporters and editing content
  • Managing a range of email newsletters which are sent out daily to the audiences
  • Planning content for the news sections of the Nursing in Practice print publication
  • Writing own news and analysis
  • Building contacts within the sector and attending conferences and events

Key skills

  • Completed a journalism course or masters
  • Previous experience as a news editor or as a senior reporter looking for their next step
  • Previous line management experience

Benefits

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Flexible working hours
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Office located at 1 Giltspur Street London EC1A 9DD
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Cycle to work loan + Season ticket loan
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Pension scheme
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Additional day off for your birthday
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Option to purchase additional holiday

About Cogora

Cogora is one of the UK’s leading full-service healthcare marketing agencies, that sits at the heart of a highly engaged community of 220,000 healthcare professionals. For over 25 years, we have cultivated and grown engaged communities of healthcare professionals, learning what they do, think and really need, in order to provide them with innovative and impactful education that helps them deliver high-quality care to their patients.