Staff Reporter

Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
£22,500 - £27,000 depending on experience
04 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the global professional membership organisation for chemical engineers and process engineers.

With a membership exceeding 44,000 members in over 120 countries, and offices in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia; IChemE is striving to be the organisation of choice for chemical engineers. We promote competence and a commitment to best practice, advance the discipline for the benefit of society and support the professional development of our members. We are the only organisation licensed to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status.

The Chemical Engineer is IChemE’s members’ magazine. We are looking for an enthusiastic journalist to join our editorial team on a full time basis. This role could be perfect for a recent science or engineering graduate, or a more experienced journalist wanting to move into science writing. A demonstrable love for science and engineering is a must, and a relevant degree or experience would be a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate will join a passionate team and produce features and daily news stories covering the full range of process industries, including aspects of business, research and education. For this, you will need to be meticulous, have a nose for a story, enjoy asking questions, and write in clear, correct English.

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office however you will be required to travel to local and international events, and make contacts and build relationships at companies and universities around the world.

Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week.

Starting annual salary will be in the region of £22,500 - £27,000 depending on experience. Benefits include a generous pension scheme and flexitime. 

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team:

(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed)

The closing date for all applications is close of business Monday 8 January 2018 however IChemE reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates and make an offer of employment before this date should we wish.

For more details about this and other vacancies at IChemE, visit