Pharmaceutical Generics B2B Senior Reporter/Journalist
London - Blue Fin Building

Job Reference: --009318

Location: London - Blue Fin Building

Closing Date: 29/02/2020

Department: Content/Editorial

Division: Informa Intelligence

Generics Bulletin’s new digital platform delivers high quality real-time published news and insight on the Generic and Biosimilar medicine industries, keeping clients on top of the industry events that matter and supporting them to make business decisions, and ultimately enabling them to provide improved access to medicines for patients.

Generics Bulletin has covered the industry for over 15 years. It is now part of Informa, a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business, operating in the Knowledge and Information Economy helping customers work smarter and make better decisions faster.

In a typical week you would write five articles

  • News stories (around 500 words) on issues such as
    • business results, strategy, deal-making
    • leadership changes
    • regulatory developments
    • patent litigation
  • Interview company executives to augment your articles
  • Develop a data-led infographic
  • Research/write a feature length story (around 1500 words)
  • Attend conferences/meetings to report news, conduct interviews and build relationships (monthly)
  • Develop multi-media content (eg podcasts)
  • Deputise for the editor as required

Skills you need for this job

  • You’ll have the edge on other candidates if you have at least 5 years’ journalism experience covering the generic/biosimilar/pharmaceutical industries.
  • If you don’t have the sector experience, you’ll need to demonstrate ability to transfer skills from other industries.
  • Ability to extract key messages from complex information and communicate these effectively and succinctly (through written word /other formats).
  • High level of curiosity – a desire for knowledge, prepared to ask and learn, with an authentic interest in others.
  • High attention to detail, enabling you to consistently deliver articles requiring minimal editing.
  • You should have a degree in journalism, sciences, languages, or economics or equivalent career experience.
  • Microsoft Office suite, and familiarity with content management systems and infographic tools
  • In addition to fluent spoken/written business English, additional European language(s) would be an advantage.

Life at Informa

  • Join a Pharma Insight global Editorial team of 60.
  • You could be based anywhere in the UK, or Brussels, or Amsterdam (as a homeworker) – providing flexibility if you need to walk your dog during your lunchbreak or work flexible hours to accommodate family life!
  • If you prefer to be office-based you can join our teams in Solihull or central London (brand new office with gym, roof terrace and discounted bars and restaurants)
  • 25 days paid annual leave + bank holidays + birthday holiday
  • Company pension contributions
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Annual travel loan



This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.