Deputy Editor, Newsletters – Thomson Reuters (London)

We are looking for a talented journalism and product leader to join the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s digital news platform, Context, as Deputy Editor, Newsletters.

This critical role will be tasked with turning our newsletters – Climate.Change., Dataveillance and Policy, honestly – into must-reads.

You will work with our global team of award-winning editors and correspondents to commission and curate our newsletters and shape their editorial direction with the goal of increasing engaged readership.

You must be someone who has a track record for creating and growing well-read newsletters, enjoys collaborating across teams, has excellent story judgment, editing skills.

Prior experience using analytics to drive newsletter subscriptions, improve click through rates and increase traffic is essential to this role.

About the Role

As Deputy Editor, Newsletters, you will:

  • Shape and manage the editorial vision for Context newsletters.
  • Work with editors, correspondents and freelancers to curate, commission, edit and publish newsletters.
  • Collaborate with the Audience, Social Media and Tech teams to develop and implement strategies aimed at growing subscriptions and open rates.
  • Use audience data to understand reader behaviour, and regularly experiment with a/b testing to gain reader insights and develop best practices.
  • Develop newsletter partnerships and relationships with like-minded publishers.
  • Develop a network of expert freelance contributors.
  • Maintain a calendar of important dates, events, anniversaries, etc. relevant to newsletter content.
  • Assist business teams in assessing opportunities for donor funding.


About You

To be our Deputy Editor, Newsletters, you will likely have:

  • At least 4 years of experience creating, writing, and editing successful newsletters.
  • Broad and current knowledge of issues relating to our editorial focus areas – climate, inclusive economies and the impact of tech on societies, as well as issues relating to LGBTQ+ rights.
  • Strong experience using analytics to make newsletter decisions and understand how readers are consuming the newsletters.
  • Good grasp of a/b testing and newsletter publishing (meaning, not just putting together good newsletters and hitting ‘send’, but wanting to make sure people read and enjoy them).
  • Ability to collaborate across teams, from audience to product & tech, to business development, to editorial.
  • Enthusiasm for the role newsletters can have in delivering the news to readers.


What’s in it for you

At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities
  • Learning & Development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists
  • Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days
  • Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories.


About Reuters

Reuters is the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world’s media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers.

Reuters: The Real World in Real Time

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.


We are powered by the talents of 26,000 employees across more than 70 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.



As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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