Who we are

We are William Reed.

We are the leading expert in the global Food & Drink industry.

We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Singapore and Chicago, US. In line with the Company’s current Agile Working Policy, the successful candidate would be eligible to work part of the week from our Crawley office and to work remotely for the rest of the week.


Position: Full-time, permanent

Location: Crawley / Hybrid

We are seeking an experienced reporter to join the team and provide pioneering, engaging, insightful and thought-provoking articles and features in a variety of multimedia formats for NutraIngredients.com (NI). This role is key in affirming NI as the leading authority and point of reference for news, analysis and comment relevant to the nutrition, health and supplements industry.

You will be part of the editorial team writing for NutraIngredients Europe and communicating with the global NI editorial team, with close connection to NI-USA and Editor-in-Chief (overseeing across US and Europe).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Research and deliver daily compelling multimedia content for NutraIngredients’ international B2B audience – including podcasts and videos
  • Actively use social media for lead sourcing, content sharing and contact building
  • Actively engage and develop relationships with key industry figures on both the retailer, manufacturer and supplier side.
  • Maintain record of industry contacts and sources in shared editorial database
  • Contribute ideas and coverage for NutraIngredients’ brand extensions (special editions, online / F2F events, awards etc.) in collaboration with the NIE events and editorial teams.
  • Take on a chairing role for online events where appropriate.
  • Attend key industry trade events and conferences in Europe and occasionally beyond.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, event managers and other departments on any projects of potential benefit to NI within a framework of editorial integrity


What you’ll need:

  • Trained journalist with experience in B2B
  • Comfortable with producing digital media and speaking on-camera
  • Strong business sense with excellent networking and interpersonal skills
  • Good diplomacy skills
  • Solid knowledge of social media channels
  • Highly collaborative
  • Imaginative and strong sense of initiative
  • Well organised and ability to prioritise effectively

Other information

Company Benefits Include:

  • 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays- increasing by one additional day after 6 years, up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • An additional day of leave for you to take on a cultural celebration day or on your birthday if you like. A day for you! At William Reed, we call this our “MeDay”.
  • A volunteer day to take for supporting a chosen charity and giving back to the community.
  • Opportunity for hybrid working
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave pay entitlements
  • Wellbeing benefits, including: A health care cash plan, Employee assistance programme and a 12-month wellness calendar for company-wide health, wellbeing, diversity & inclusion awareness dates.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme

Why work for us:

We provide a supportive work environment and are committed to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all of our employees.

Working for William Reed means that you will be joining a stable organisation that is committed to developing its employees and brands.

We warmly welcome and encourage applications from talented individuals of all backgrounds and characteristics.

If you need any support in accessing this opportunity, please do not hesitate to discuss this with us.