Personal Finance Reporter

It is a really exciting time to join the Reach family. Amid our sustained growth and our ambitious future growth plans, we are looking for an experienced Personal Finance reporter to join our team at Express.co.uk.

Our Personal Finance reporter is responsible for ensuring our content is engaging, informative and reaches as wide an audience as possible. From tax rules to the latest savings news, in this role you will produce content which meets the needs of our readers, writing on topics which affect their day to day lives.

So, who are we?

We are Reach plc, you might not have heard of us but we have probably met without you even realising it. We are home to the UK and Ireland’s most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers. From the Mirror, Daily Express and OK!, to our regional titles such as the Liverpool Echo, BirminghamLive and the Manchester Evening News (plus lots more), our brands and the stories we cover are as varied as our people. We help all kinds of people share experiences through our stories because we believe this is what makes us human. Oh, and we should probably also mention that with a monthly readership of 47 million people, Reach is the largest commercial publisher in the UK. At Reach, not only will you feel better understood, you will also feel you understand other people better too.

What will the role involve?

  • Produce high quality content for the Personal Finance department
  • Understand and apply knowledge of SEO to maximise article success on search
  • Interview key industry figures and members of the public to produce market leading exclusives on a weekly basis
  • Work with the Editor to explore new content opportunities which will maximise the success of the department
  • Collaborate with the Social team to ensure all content produced is effectively shared on all relevant social channels to maximise page views and shares
  • Knowledge and application of UK media law

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous experience writing for a website or digital product
  • A demonstrable passion for personal finance and the key issues impacting ordinary people day to day
  • Proven knowledge and application of SEO to boost traffic
  • Use of Google Analytics
  • Ability to work under pressure and show initiative

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: 011590_1649923674
Salary: + excellent company benefits
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Media
Job Locations: England
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Reach Plc
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