Business Reporter Graduate Training Programme 2022
The Times graduate trainee scheme for business reporters - 2 year training contract.
This is an opportunity to work at one of Britain’s most respected national newspapers, alongside award-winning financial journalists.
About the role
We are looking for candidates to join our two-year training programme based in London. You will be able to demonstrate a passion for journalism as well as strong digital and social media skills and will have an insatiable appetite for current affairs, personal finance and business news.
Successful applicants will receive formal journalism training with News Associates, the UK’s No 1 journalism school, and on-the-job training on multiple desks at The Times.
If you are offered a traineeship, you will start work at the beginning of September 2022.
Life at News
We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes. We also have 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group.
We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK supporting the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. We offer private medical insurance covering pre-existing conditions, discounted gym memberships, ClassPass at Home, weekly virtual HIIT, yoga and run club classes, and a ‘Bikes for Work’ scheme, as well as offering opportunities for physio/massage, counselling and legal support.
In addition we also offer
- A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;
- 30 days holiday and up to 4 volunteering days per year;
- Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks;
- Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access.
We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.