Features Editor

Construction News

Construction News is dedicated to providing essential business information and intelligence to win work and compete effectively in an increasingly complex construction sector.  It is widely recognised as the brand trusted by leading contractors to help them shape the future of the industry.

With a premier reputation based on accurate news reporting, market analysis and expert commentary, Constructions News engages an influential group of senior decision-makers drawn from both core contractors and major suppliers in the construction industry.

Relied upon by thousands of construction professionals, Construction News is a unique brand offering unparalleled opportunity across multiple platforms spanning print, web, mobile, social media, awards and bespoke events.

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London, Paul Street

About us:

EMAP is a B2B content, subscription & networking business. We connect influential people and organisations to a high-value network of decision-makers, data and ideas through our industry-leading portfolio of brands.  Emap's mission is to engage deeply with our niche industry communities across multiple media, serving our audiences with insightful journalism and great events; providing the information, intelligence and networking opportunities and connections with peers and suppliers that will enable them to successfully develop their interests, businesses and careers.


About the role:

Construction News is a multiple award-winning, digital-first title with a weekly print magazine. We publish breaking news, analysis and evening briefings online daily. CN focuses on the biggest UK infrastructure and property developments and the companies who build them.

The Features Editor will be responsible for shaping and directing CN’s features content and helping to lead our industry campaigns and events. You will be expected to work closely with the editor on CN’s long-term strategy and will be involved in advising and eventually helping to chair on our dozens of events.


About You:

CN has a close-knit team, who work together to produce the best content and events in our industry.

You will need to demonstrate leadership qualities, outstanding contact-building skills and an insatiable appetite to help CN continue to grow as the market’s leading title.

You will be diligent, organised and full of ideas, from helping junior members of the team to bringing in potential commercial / editorial partnerships, as well as writing brilliant content that gets the industry talking.

Key Accountabilities: 
  • Lead CN’s award-winning and sector-leading features including special longform reports
  • Researching and writing outstanding features and analysis, editing copy and working on online and print design.
  • Build a contacts book of industry leaders and spot trends our readers need to know about, from financial and political drivers to social and people issues.
  • Working on our forward features, including commercial partnerships and managing reporters as they research and write features
  • Working on events, such as the two-day CN Summit, our awards and bespoke events including round tables.
  • Representing CN at UK and occasional international events as well as chairing bespoke events including round tables once industry expertise has been gained.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to metropolis.careers@emap.com

We’re committed to Emap being a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees. They include 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell), health plan and life insurance cover, Cycle 2 Work scheme, discounted gym memberships, retail discount vouchers and much more!

EMAP is a member of the Metropolis Group.   Metropolis Group respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. We comply with data protection legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation which regulates the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. You can see our privacy policy at www.metropolis.co.uk/privacy

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.