Chief Reporter Sunday Mail

The Sunday Mail is looking to recruit a Chief Reporter to join their team. We are looking for an experienced print journalist ready to take on one of the best jobs in Scotland.

From top-notch exposes, award-winning anti-corruption and law changing campaigning journalism, we set the country’s news agenda.

We break the stories that get Scotland talking as well as entertaining and informing our readers who trust us to deliver every week.

You will join a tight-knit team of dedicated reporters who work collaboratively to produce Scotland’s most read Sunday newspaper.

We’re looking for someone at the top of their game, brimming with ideas, stories and ready to take on a new challenge.

Who are we looking for?

  • You will have an NCTJ or equivalent senior journalist qualification (or relevant time-served experience) and ideally two years or more of news writing experience
  • A strong storyteller with a thorough understanding of how to create engaging content
  • A skilled user of social media to engage audiences, source ideas and share content
  • Great communication skills and the ability to build a strong network of contacts
  • Excellent writing skills
  • A good understanding of SEO or willingness to learn
  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure
  • A team player, willing to work flexibly
  • Lots of energy, enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Full driving licence.

What can we offer you?

We are offering a competitive salary and benefits including;

  • Help saving for your retirement – join our pension scheme and we’ll match contributions up to 6%
  • 25 days’ holiday per year when you join. After three, five and ten years’ service with Reach, you’ll accrue one additional day of annual leave. We also have a Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Giving back day – an additional day’s leave each year to support a cause close to your heart
  • Enhanced family leave – including maternity, paternity and adoption – and you’ll be eligible after just six months’ employment
  • Private Healthcare Cash Plan – free health cash plan so you can claim back cash for a range of medical expenses
  • As one of the UK’s top 50 Inclusive Employers everyone’s invited to join our events, programmes and networks to celebrate diversity and build an environment where all our people can thrive
  • Wellbeing support – including a 24/7 assistance programme for you and your nearest and dearest, a free subscription to mindfulness app Headspace and access to free mental health coaching through Sanctus
  • Awesome career opportunities – you’ll have support from your line manager and a range of learning & development programmes
  • We are a FTSE 250 Company, and also a member of the 30% Club, a global campaign aimed at increasing gender diversity at board and senior management levels.

Job Information

Job Reference: 011887_1649323425
Salary: + excellent company benefits
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Media
Job Locations: Scotland
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Reach Plc
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