Job Opportunity

We’re hiring: The Business Post is seeking a UK correspondent

The successful candidate will play a vital role in expanding the foreign desk at the Business Post

The Business Post Group is a diversified media group with a strong technology, data, digital and experience-driven portfolio of businesses. The flagship brand of the Business Post sits at the centre of the group and is now a seven-day-a-week, always-on media platform on leading the must-have business, politics, economics and current affairs commentary, analysis and opinion in Ireland.

The Business Post wishes to recruit a UK-based correspondent. Reporting to the deputy editor, via the news desk, the successful candidate will play a vital role in expanding the foreign desk at the Business Post.

Role type: Full-time / fixed-term contract

Lcation: London, United Kingdom

The role will involve:

• Delivering agenda-setting content (across digital, print and multimedia channels) from London covering the City of London, Westminster, the Irish business community in the UK and Northern Ireland.

• The generation of exclusive content relevant to Business Post readers and subscribers from across the UK and Northern Ireland.

• Acting as the eyes and ears of the Business Post’s audience; focusing on the key developments that Irish professionals need to be aware of in the areas of finance, economics and policy.

• Delivering daily online content, including multimedia as needed, as well as longer form coverage for our weekly printed product.

• Production of a specific UK-focused newsletter product.

• Representing the Business Post to readers directly, as well as on radio, TV, and at key events.

The successful candidate will have:

• Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in communications, journalism, or a related field is preferable.

• Have at least three years’ experience working in a national newsroom with experience of online and print reporting. Experience in business / political journalism is an advantage.

• A deep understanding of the Irish business community in the UK.

• A deep understanding on the political system in the UK and Northern Ireland.

• Strong working knowledge of publishing tools, such as MS Office, InDesign and Digital Content Publishing Systems.

• Experience with online publishing, SEO, social media platforms and newsletter production.

• Good attention to detail and communication skills.

• Great critical thinking, problem-solving, and time management skills.

• Have an up-to-date working knowledge of Irish defamation law.

• Strong attention to detail with ability to multi-task effectively.

• A self-starter who can work on own initiative and take responsibility for their work.

• Strong administrative and organisational skills.

• Can work proactively and independently but can also take instruction.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Gillian Nelis, managing editor, at by Friday December 15. Please put ‘UK correspondent’ in the subject line.