Industry Dive seeks a reporter to cover convenience stores

June 3, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

C-stores Dive is looking for ambitious, curious and creative journalists who are excited to join Industry Dive’s newest publication. Be part of a collaborative team covering the innovative convenience stores industry.
In this role, you will make an immediate impact as we launch the daily publication, helping us shape coverage as you report on a wide-range of topics, from the shift toward electrification and the rampant growth of technology to improve customer experience. As part of your regular responsibilities, you will report and write quick-turn news briefs as well as feature-length stories.
You will own your beat by cultivating relationships with key stakeholders and consistently staying on top of important developments through a variety of online and other resources. You will pitch and report original stories on a daily basis.
You will also have some regular editing responsibilities. This position reports to the lead editor.

What you can bring to the table:

    • A proven track record of strong writing and reporting skills
    • Deep curiosity about the retail and technology space
    • Familiarity with business journalism and ability to interpret business concepts
    • Aptitude for building source relationships to advance original reporting
    • Experience pitching to and working collaboratively with an editor
    • Ability to write under deadline in a fast-paced news environment
    • At least 3 years of experience in journalism

We’d love it if you had the following:

    • A year or more experience covering the retail industry
    • Strong track record of writing enterprise features that go beyond the news and advance broader narratives
    • Familiarity with company creation, venture capital and the initial public offering process
    • Familiarity with publishing daily or weekly email newsletters

To apply, go here.

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