Wine Portfolio Editor - International Wine Challenge (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  William Reed Business Media Ltd

  London, England

Role overview

The International Wine Challenge

The IWC is now in its 34th year and is accepted as the world’s finest and most meticulously judged wine competition. With two separate tastings taking place on a yearly basis, it is a progressive and prestigious brand that is continually evolving. With further plans to develop in the Asia market, it is the brand to work on for any wine enthusiast.


This role has been created in order to deepen engagement with the IWC’s database of wineries and winemakers through informative and interesting editorial content.

The Wine Editor’s key objectives are to:

  • Develop the editorial road map for this new digital blog
  • Write compelling and engaging original content
  • Utilise existing contacts to curate content
  • Expand the reach of digital/social media

Core responsibilities


  • Research and produce original content i.e. opinion pieces, short features, profiles and interviews.
  • Produce 3-4 pieces per issue
  • Utilise syndicated blogs to curate content
  • Sponsored content
  • Actively use social media channels


  • Take the lead in developing this new service for the International Wine Challenge and associated wine portfolio.
  • Utilise existing and new industry contacts to deliver exclusive targeted content
  • Produce an editorial roadmap


  • Network at key industry events including wine tastings

Required experience and skills

  • Talented journalist with experience writing about the wine industry
  • Existing contents within the wine industry
  • Strategically minded with a proven track record of delivering digital content
  • Digitally savvy with expertise using CMS and social media
  • Strong networker
  • Highly collaborative
  • WSET diploma or above is highly desirable 

Company benefits include

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Contributory pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection Scheme


William Reed has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets. 

We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Singapore and Chicago, 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.

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