• Permanent - Full Time
  • £ Competitive + Bonus
  • Croydon, London

money marketing





  • Business: emap
  • Brand: Money Marketing
  • Base Location: Croydon/Hybrid ( 3 days from home, 2 days in the office)
  • Employment Type: Full time, Permanent
  • Salary: £ competitive + Bonus + Benefits
  • Visa sponsorship or remote working are not available

Trading as emap for its B2B division, Metropolis International is a fast-growing business, privately owned Media Group with over £50m of annual revenue, structured in two divisions – consumer media, and business-to-business media. In both parts of the business, we run print magazines, digital content and both face-to-face and virtual awards, conferences, and other events. Metropolis is actively looking at acquiring more media businesses. We employ over 480 people in offices in West London, Croydon, Fleet street,  Devon and Dublin.

Since launch in 1985, Money Marketing has been the number one information source for the independent financial adviser with the most respected journalists in the business. MM’s multi-award winning team of reporters work across our print magazine and daily website, offering an unrivalled news service alongside in-depth analysis and comment on market issues.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

The Editor has overall editorial responsibility for their titles.  This includes people management and operational and strategic responsibility for maintaining and expanding circulation of existing print and online offerings. The job holder is also responsible for successfully developing digital and web brands, as well as delivering an engaging events proposition for the brand and supporting commercial activity and creative solutions opportunities.

Key responsibilities:


  • Set overall digital and print content strategy to maintain brand reputation and status
  • Work closely and collaboratively with commercial teams in all areas of regular and project-based revenue to maximize revenue generating opportunities
  • Represent emap/Metropolis, Money Marketing and our wider financial brands at external events and network as required
  • Maintain quality audience experiences and positive feedback to maintain the value of the brand as a route to audience delivery


  • Responsible for the accuracy, quality, platform neutrality and audience appropriateness of the content of the brand both in print and online
  • Manage delivery and deadlines across news and features
  • Set and maintain the production schedule to ensure that the magazine is published by established publication dates
  • Generate topics for articles through personal and professional network and encourage team to do likewise
  • Edit features and ensure they are fit to be published –including requesting amendments and rewrites
  • Produce weekly leader column for Money Marketing

People Management

  • Responsible for managing all contributors to Money Marketing (7 direct reports)
  • Ensuring strategy is communicated to all members of staff so they can establish where, what they deliver, fits with the business goals
  • Train and develop staff as required including ensuring all staff have up to date and fully approached stretching business objectives on the performance management system
  • Responsible for all resourcing, people management, performance, or training issues for direct reports


  • Ensure content related spend is kept to or under the annual budget

Skills and experience:

  • Exemplary journalism skills both in producing valuable and insightful written content and editing own work and that of others
  • In-depth knowledge of print publication production process as well as online and digital proposition
  • Thorough and commercial knowledge of the financial market

Core competencies:

  • Ability to balance independent commentary with commercial content
  • Collaborative and supportive working style with peers and direct reports
  • In-depth technical and commercial knowledge of each market sector
  • Ability to influence in a diplomatic and productive fashion

Personal Attributes:

  • Exemplary day to day people management skills to drive delivery of key objectives and targets.
  • Strong creative and visual skills
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written, that include ensuring information and data is passed up and down through all levels in area of influence.
  • Ability to work efficiently and manage conflicting priorities and multiple deadlines.

Learning & Development:

 At emap, we believe that employee learning and development are the key drivers of our success. To ensure continuous growth and meet the ever-changing demands of the workplace, we provide an environment that fosters continuous development for our employees.

Our employees are encouraged to identify their areas of personal and professional development aligned with our strategic areas, including management development, health, safety & wellbeing, sales, events management, marketing strategy, editorial, and information technology. We have a structured framework designed to help equip our employees with the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviours to excel in their job roles, contributing to achieving our organizational objectives.

To support our employees’ career development, we have designed specialized programs, as well as other stand-alone role-specific and generic courses, under the emap academy.

 This exciting position is a full-time hybrid role. 2 days in the office, 3 days from home. This could change over time depending on business needs.

  Benefits: emap is part of Metropolis Group. Together we are committed to providing a happy and healthy place to work, so we offer fantastic benefits and perks to our employees.

  • 25 days of holiday per year (with the option to buy or sell)
  • Health plan
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Retail discount vouchers
  • Rail season ticket loans
  • Private virtual GP access
  • Pension scheme
  • Income protection and more
  • Continuous learning & development opportunities
  • Quarterly In-house Editorial Excellence Awards and other innovation projects
  • Seasonal flu jabs on site
  • One paid volunteer day per year
  • Summer and Winter company parties
  • Work from home during August

Privacy:  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.

Diversity and Inclusion:  We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion.  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.

How to apply: Please send your CV, covering letter and samples of your work to bobby.pepelyashka@emap.com . Due to the volume of applications, we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback at the application stage, however if you are successfully shortlisted you will be contacted within 10 working days of the closing date.


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