Senior Editor, Supermarket News

Job

  • Remote  
    New York, United States
    perm, remote  
  • Company
    Informa  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    65000 - 80000 depending on experience.
  • Closing date
    25 March 2023  
    Posted on
    23 January 2023  

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge, and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Informa Connect is part of Informa, a global business with a network of trusted brands in specialist markets across more than 30 countries, and a member of the FTSE 100. Our purpose is to connect our customers to information and people that help them know more, do more and be more. No other company in the world helps more people share professional knowledge or make business connections.

Retail. CPG. And one of the biggest mergers going right now — the potential combination of two grocery giants, Kroger and Albertsons. Welcome to Supermarket News. It’s a hot time to be in grocery and we’re looking for a player with chops. We don’t just want a writer; we want someone who can break down news and provide top-notch industry analysis. We don’t just want someone familiar with digital; we want an individual who’s excited by the digital landscape and who wants to dive headfirst into it. Regular podcast appearances, video, social media — this is where we see growth and we want you to grow with us.

Informa’s Restaurant & Food Group is looking for an innovative, passionate Senior Editor to contribute to Supermarket News, the grocery industry’s No. 1 publication featuring the latest news, trends, and sharp thought leadership — and delivered with a snappy and savvy voice. This individual will further Supermarket News’ market-leading position by developing, reporting, and writing high-quality content that drives audience engagement across print, digital, social, and multimedia platforms. Mutual respect among all players is the key to our success. Oh, and fun. We’re also big advocates of fun over here.

  • Contribute daily stories reporting on news from across the retail industry
  • Develop and create high-quality enterprise stories with regular frequency
  • Contribute one feature per month for print edition
  • Follow audience analytics and develop content such as galleries, lists and accolades to support
  • Cultivate retail industry expertise and leverage in content and external appearances
  • Maintain strong relationships with industry sources and company contacts
  • Participate in and create relevant multimedia content, including videos and podcasts
  • Keep social media presence up to date and active as member of SN
  • Moderate virtual and live panels and conversations hosted by SN
  • Travel to industry conferences for continued education, networking and as ambassador for SN
  • Support overall publication strategy through interactions with editorial director and leadership team

Qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of quality content expectations through editing, style guides, attention to detail, and multimedia production
  • Experience working across various platforms including print, digital, social and multimedia
  • Strong time management and project management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of retail and/or food industry preferred
  • Knowledge of CMS platforms
  • Experience with workflow tools like Trello, Slack, SharePoint a plus
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Travel 5% by ground or air to major industry and business events
  • Strong team player with a general love for life!

Additional Information:

Why work at Informa:

Employee experience is very important to us at Informa. On top of joining a supportive, diverse and ambitious team that welcomes all types of candidates. We are also flexible with different working patterns and prioritizes promotions internally. Our benefits include:

  • Learning and development plan to assist with your career development
  • 15 days PTO plus 9 national holidays, 4 days for volunteering and a day off for your birthday!
  • Competitive Benefits with 401k match 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Work with a high quality of specialist products and service
  • Bright and friendly staff who are all “expert’s experts” and additional training and development for helping you achieve your career aspiration
  • ESPP - become a shareholder

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. 

As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.