Staff Reporter
graduate job
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Staff Reporter

Job description

The Chemical Engineer is IChemE’s members’ magazine. We are looking for an enthusiastic journalist to join our editorial team on a full time basis. This role could be perfect for a recent science or engineering graduate, or a more experienced journalist wanting to move into science writing. A demonstrable love for science and engineering is a must, and a relevant degree or experience would be a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate will join a passionate team and produce features and daily news stories covering the full range of process industries, including aspects of business, research and education. For this, you will need to be meticulous, have a nose for a story, enjoy asking questions, and write in clear, correct English.

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • Researching and writing copy for both the daily news alerts and monthly magazine
  • Writing text and obtaining illustrations for in-house pages of the magazine
  • Arranging interviews with stakeholders to secure leads/material/quotes for copy
  • Attending and reporting on relevant conferences, exhibitions and events

This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week.

What we are looking for

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office however you will be required to travel to local and international events, and make contacts and build relationships at companies and universities around the world.

Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

To apply, please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role, via the Apply button.

To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team

(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed).

IChemE reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates and make an offer of employment before this date should we wish.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 03/07/2018

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Closing date: 08/07/2018


Additional job details


£22,500 - £27,000

depending on experience. Benefits include pension and flexitime.

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