Editor - Port Technology International

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.

The Company

Port Technology International currently delivers conferences in London and Rotterdam, with more planned for next year, alongside a leading journal published quarterly and a world No 1 website for news, technical content and sourcing suppliers.

The Port Technology journal is the only technical preview and review of advanced technologies for ports, harbours and terminals world-wide. Each edition features over 30 technical papers written by leading industry professionals, which reflect emerging trends and technical advances that enhance efficiency and increase productivity in ports and terminals.

The Role

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.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Sourcing, researching and writing news stories, features, blogs and analysis articles for our website, taking ownership of specific patches of our coverage;
Occasional 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;
Occasionally 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 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

What we offer:

Competitive annual salary (depending on experience)
Inspiring and motivational environment with a great team spirit
The opportunity to work in a company that is a genuine leader within the sector and highly recognised for empowering employees
We will provide support, training, coaching to allow you to develop your skills and build a successful career
The opportunity to work within a high quality team and within a company where trust & integrity are our leading values
There are fantastic career opportunities within the wider business for stellar performers as we continue to grow
Fresh, vibrant serviced offices based in Victoria with many member benefits including in-house coffee barista, table tennis, wellness rooms and online/in-store discounts

To apply please send your CV to tcatlin@henleymediagroup.com or call 020 7871 0123 and ask for Tracy Catlin for further information.

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.