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Senior Reporter - Maternity Leave Cover

The Bookseller is looking for a senior reporter on a fixed term contract covering maternity leave.  

We are looking for a tenacious and motivated journalist, able to write fast, accurate articles for an informed readership, and with a particular focus on securing exclusive stories. Applicants should have substantial experience of news reporting on a business-to-business magazine, daily or weekly newspaper or news website. Familiarity with the book industry will be an advantage.

Part of a wider news team, the role reports to The Bookseller's news editor.

The Bookseller has been the trade title of the book industry since 1858. Its news output - whether it is delivered in print, online, via social media or on email - is widely respected for its relevance, accuracy and timeliness. 

Salary: £27,500 p.a. pro rata for the duration of the fixed term contract.  Starting date: mid March. We will consider candidates who would prefer a four-day working week as an alternative to a full-time post. 

Applications should be sent to, with a closing date of Friday 12th February. 

The company is committed to Equal Opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

We will only use the information you provide to process your application. For more about how we use your information, please refer to our privacy policy

Senior Reporter - Maternity Leave Cover

The Bookseller, London
Contract, Full-time, Maternity Contract, Part-time
Professional, Publisher, Trade
Journals, Publishing, Research, Trade
Senior Reporter - Maternity Leave Cover
Salary description: 
£27,500 p.a. pro rata for the duration of the fixed term contract

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