Reporter (Drapers)

Known as the bible of the fashion industry, Drapers is the unifying voice of fashion multiples, etailers, independents and brands who want to grow and evolve in an ever-changing industry.

Drapers helps businesses future proof in an industry currently undergoing disruption and change. Providing content to address shared challenges and concerns in new business models, organisational structures, product innovation, changing shopping habits and global expansion strategies.

For the last 130 years our content has been relied upon by fashion professionals as a source of breaking news, expert analysis and independent opinion that cannot be rivalled by our competitors.

To complement this, Drapers also provides a series of industry-leading learning and networking opportunities, from full-day forum events, masterclasses and clubs, to four flagship awards events, each attended by hundreds of industry leaders.

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Drapers is searching for a talented reporter to join our fast-paced news team, working across digital and print.

Aimed at chief executives of large fashion chains to owners of independent retailers, Drapers is the fashion industry bible. As reporter, you will be responsible for breaking exclusive news stories that are essential reading for those working in the fashion business.

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You will have daily business reporting experience, preferably on a newspaper or B2B title. You will have strong news judgement and the ability to work accurately at speed. You will be able to source exclusive news and feel comfortable delving through company financials and reporting on acquisitions and insolvencies. We will require you to quickly familiarise yourself with the structure of the fashion industry and its supply chain.

In addition to your responsibilities on the news desk you will also contribute creative ideas to the wider Drapers brand, write features and comment pieces, record videos and contribute to Drapers' social media output.

  •        News reporting experience, preferably for a weekly B2B title or newspaper
  •        BA/BSc or higher degree and an NCTJ qualification or equivalent journalism training
  •        Evidence of breaking off-diary news stories, as well as building and maintaining contacts
  •        Digital skills such as video editing are a bonus
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  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to use your initiative and source off-diary stories
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to make contacts and build solid relationships with people in the sector

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