Senior reporter

Salary: 
Competitive
Published date: 
1 September 2017
Job Description: 

A great opportunity has arisen for a Senior Reporter to join the iGaming Business editorial team and write across its portfolio of market-leading business-to-business print and digital publications.

The successful candidate will write across all iGB outlets, online and in print. These include iGaming Business, iGB Affiliate, iGaming Business North America and one-off reports and research papers.

This role is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to take their career up a level by being part of a growing and open company that is the leading publisher and event organiser in the online gaming and betting sector.

Closing date of applications is the 15th September 2017.

Key responsibilities:

  • Write daily news and feature articles, reports, in-depth and analysis pieces
  • Develop new content ideas and themes
  • Maintain and develop industry contacts
  • Take part in publishing process of print magazines
  • Moderate discussion panels and representing iGaming Business at industry events
  • Generate exclusive stories and off diary pieces

Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors:

  • Versatile journalist who is comfortable with all aspects of online and print publishing and can write news, features, interviews or analysis pieces to a high standard
  • Able to use their own initiative to generate exclusive stories and original angles on the issues shaping the online gaming and betting sector worldwide.
  • Ability to pick up the key points to any given brief quickly and be able to process the information in a way that is easy to read and understand.
  • Hungry to learn and improve all aspects of their journalistic skills,
  • Confident, approachable and be able to handle all kinds of situations.
  • Strong self-starter and team player,
  • Keen networker who is good at developing contacts and at ease in all circumstances: whether in press conferences, moderating panels at our leading events or face-to-face interviews with top executives in the sector.
  • Able to work calmly to a consistently high level when busy and under pressure
  • Continually seek to maintain and further develop excellent market and product knowledge
  • Experienced in building close relationships with contacts in order to manage and grow existing relationships
  • Tenacious can do attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Demonstrate ability to take ownership of tasks and to problem-solve quickly
  • Exceptional organisational & time management skills
  • Ability to travel abroad as required
  • Creative
  • Experience in the igaming sector an advantage but not essential

Values:

The Gaming team is a group of enthusiastic individuals driven by the following values:

We love the unexpected:

  • We’re adventurous and willing to try new things
  • We embrace and drive change
  • We aim to surprise and delight

We’re open and happy to share:

  • We engage with stakeholders outside the event
  • We build sharing communities
  • We embrace others ideas

We’re committed to caring:

  • We take personal responsibility to get things done
  • We always think about every step of the experience
  • We strive to understand and meet customers’ needs

We continuously learn:

  • We actively seek inspiration from all quarters
  • We constantly strive to improve what we do and how we do it
  • We help learning lead to growth

We are looking for a driven and independent individual who would adopt these values from day one.

Contact: 
Stephen Carter
Telephone: 
+44 (0) 207 384 8230
Email: 
stephen@igamingbusiness.com