The maritime industry sits at the centre of the global economy, and ports and terminals are vital to ensuring the safe passage of goods across the supply chain. Massive technological changes mean now is a great time to enter the industry, with the biggest ports, terminal operators, carriers and logistics firms investing heavily to connect cities, countries and regions through the power of trade. Our online news covers the latest industry and technological advances, as well as the huge macro-economic events that affect the flow of containerized cargo.
The successful candidate will have 2-3 years’ reporting experience, ideally in B2B publishing, and will be able to provide a portfolio of published online content to that effect. Due to the nature of the role, any candidate that can demonstrate a strong in exponential technology, such as Artificial Intelligence, will stand in particularly good stead.
The role’s main duties will include:
Sourcing, researching and writing news stories, features, blogs and analysis articles for our website, taking ownership of specific patches of our coverage;
Subbing and proofing of other journalists’ work, maintaining our impeccable grammatical and factual reputation;
Generating and maintaining relationships with industry representatives and officials;
Pitching, researching and writing editorial content across our portfolio as required;
Managing regular deadlines according to requirements;
Homepage and newsletter editing;
Utilising our social media presence to broadcast news and updates to our readership;
Representing the publications at industry events.
The successful applicant will have:
Degree or equivalent qualification / experience
A demonstrable interest in exponential technologies and an understanding of their industrial capabilities
A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience gained in a business to business editorial environment (maritime, transport or technology background highly desirable)
Highly organised and professional attitude
Content production experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
Port Technology International provides industry leading, cutting-edge perspectives on technology, business intelligence, shipping, integrated transport decision-making and intermodal. Port Directors and Terminal Operators as well as Ship Owners and Operators use Port Technology International to obtain new contacts, assess and evaluate new products and plan for the future. The journal, printed half yearly, is an invaluable source of reference for their purchasing and specifying decisions.
Port Technology International has been the leading industry print Journal for 20 years. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be part of a dynamic newsroom in real time, create new stories and support online editorial campaigns, content, assist with various social media platforms, write and distribute press releases and newsletters for several audiences.
Due to the high level of applications we receive we are unable to respond to each application. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks, then you have been unsuccessful in getting to the next stage.