Intelligence Editor

Permanent employee, Full-time · East Grinstead
50,000 - 55,000 £ per year
Your mission
The UK’s largest sustainable business media brand is seeking a technically skilled and ambitious Intelligence Editor to join our mission of accelerating corporate climate action through industry-leading digital content and live events.  

edie is a fast-moving media brand which is passionate about sparking ideas and actions among our core audience of sustainability, ESG, energy and net-zero professionals. We are committed to making a positive difference to the world through our content and events, and we walk the walk when it comes to championing sustainability, diversity, equity and inclusion – a collective vision which has seen Faversham House being named the AOP’s Small Digital Publisher of the Year for two years running and the PPA’s Independent Publisher of the Year, again in two consecutive years. 
 
This newly created role of Intelligence Editor will manage and deliver all bespoke content and digital events for the brand, acting as content lead in our relationships with commercial partners. This includes the planning, research and development of in-dept insight reports, practical and technical business guides, sustainability case studies, benchmarking surveys and reports, along with the speaker recruitment and chairing of topical webinars and online masterclasses. The Intelligence Editor will shape content which is a “win-win” for edie’s audience and sponsors alike and deliver positive impacts for people and the planet. 
 
  • Full time: 35 hours Monday to Friday, Hybrid working  
  • Office: East Grinstead – walking distance to the station, onsite parking   
  • Benefits: Holiday, Health and Wellbeing scheme, EAP, Flexible Working Policy, Company events, Cyce2work schemes. Electric Car Scheme, Company pension, and Private Medical Insurance (After qualifying period)
Your profile
Our ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of journalism and experience working on a busy editorial desk. They will understand what makes content engaging for a particular audience and have experience in building a loyal, returning audience through compelling digital content and live events. They will also be practiced in client management with the ability to work constructively with commercial partners and sponsors to deliver engaging content. 
 
Ideally, they will be: 
  • An excellent writer, interviewer and researcher  
  • Confident attending events and acting as a brand ambassador  
  • Skilled in client management, 
  • A great communicator and effective networker  
  • Previous editing experience is essential; NCTJ qualification is desirable  
  • Strong project management skills and able to deliver and maintain a continually evolving digital content strategy in partnership with commercial sponsors 
  • An understanding of and passion for sustainability and climate action is not essential, though would be highly beneficial 
  • Proficient in using a modern CMS (WordPress) as well as common word processing, spreadsheet, survey (MS Forms) and presentation (Microsoft/Google) applications 
Why us?
Faversham House is a multi-award winning, progressive, and independent media company with 60+ staff based in East Grinstead, West Sussex. Our modern head office is located less than an hour from London, reflecting a buzzing, growing and dynamic business against the backdrop of inspiring surroundings. The offices have undergone a major refurbishment to reflect a modern working environment focussed on collaboration and able to cope with hybrid working. What’s more, we have one of the most collaborative working environments within the industry.  
 
We have a hybrid working model including both home and office working, dependent on team requirements, job role and responsibilities, usually meaning three days a week in the office. Our product offering includes digital and in person paid and free conferences, awards, exhibitions and bespoke digital and in person events in addition to our publishing activities. We are increasingly focused on audience generated revenues, powerful data analytics and providing our industries with the tools they need to succeed. 
 
We are trusted by thousands of B2B professionals to deliver high-quality insight for better business decision making through our diverse portfolio of digital information and insight, and digital and in person exhibitions, conferences, and events. We operate in two key markets creating powerful connections and providing persuasive marketing solutions: 

  • Sustainability (businesses and organisations who want to be resource efficient and socially and environmentally responsible) 
  • Utilities (water, gas and electricity) 

Our purpose and values
We are a purpose-driven business and we aim to live our purpose and values in all we do. We recently became a certified B Corp and are keen to continue improving our performance. 
 
Our purpose is to spark ideas and actions and make positive change happen. Our values are: 
 
  • Ambitious: Be brave and achieve great things 
  • Creative: Think differently and try something new 
  • Caring: Love what you do and do what’s right
 
 
 
We are an equal opportunities employer who value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles and circumstances. We are committed to equality and fairness of opportunity and to providing a service and following practices which are free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. The goal is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. 
About us

Faversham House is a progressive, independent media group. Some even say small, but mighty.


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