Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry.
Join the science news desk working alongside a team of journalists and news editors at a top B2B publication. As a journalist on the science desk you’ll research and write breaking news stories for a daily online news bulletin. In addition you’ll write longer form news articles as well as features for the publication’s website as well as for print publications. As a journalist you’ll identify and maintain contacts across the scientific industries, including with PR professionals. You will also attend and report from international events such as trade fairs, scientific congresses, and award ceremonies.
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 journalist 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.