Assistant Editor
London - 240 BF

Job Reference: --005438

Location: London - 240 BF

Closing Date: 08/04/2019

Department: Editorial

Division: Informa Markets

About us

We’re the world’s largest events and exhibitions organiser, working across more than 30 countries and serving dozens of specialist professional communities. Come join us!

IFSEC Global is the UK’s leading publication for the security and fire industries, a brand with 45 years of heritage. SHP Online is the UK’s leading publication for health and safety, a brand with 30 years of heritage. Combined they get over one million unique visitors per year and are highly respected by associations and professionals alike. Both are part of wider portfolios at Informa, which include the UK’s leading events for security and health & safety professionals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic writer to produce high quality content, working with the editors of both sites. The role will help IFSEC Global and SHP Online expand their audiences through breaking news and in-depth features.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing news stories based on press releases and by monitoring a range of other sources
  • Interviewing top security and health & safety executives over the phone, via email and face-to-face
  • Creating original, in-depth features
  • Proofing, editing and publishing news and features from freelancers and industry contributors
  • Attending and reporting from conferences, lectures and networking events in and outside London
  • Publishing content on Wordpress sites, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Curating content for regular newsletters

Key requirements

  • Journalism/writing qualifications and/or experience
  • Writing/business reporting and editing skills
  • Excellent command of English
  • Good organisational skills
  • Confidence when speaking to senior industry professionals


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