Salary is competitive Published: 28/11/2018
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Home working within 2 hours London, United Kingdom
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Description

This is a great opportunity to join a successful, rapidly expanding, digital B2B publisher who publish to a niche area however the readership is extremely broad (you'll understand upon application!).

This company are looking for an experienced journalist who can oversee the day to day running of an editorial team of more than 15 in the UK and US.

The company:

This company provide the global business community with the news, information and perspective it needs to strive for their niche industry.

They provide a 360-degree view of this agenda, impartially reporting on the actions and opinions of all stakeholders in their community.

The company has a strong shared sense of purpose, fuelled by highly educated and motivated staff who want to make a difference with their work.

They are looking for an individual with drive, enthusiasm and passion. In return, you will find this company a stimulating place to work and progress your career.

The team of journalists work remotely but hold regular face-to-face meetings in London.

The role:

The Deputy News Editor will run the day to day activities of their busy newsdesk, ensuring they deliver accurate, balanced, pertinent and concise articles to deadline for their flagship website and its three sister sites. Reporting to, and working closely with the News Editor, you will help plan the deployment of our team of reporters and desk editors week to week, and will be responsible for ensuring news articles are edited to the standard customers expect for paywall protected, high value content. You will also pitch in with some news stories of their own. You will need to attend conferences and other events, often abroad, and to moderate some of their conference sessions and webinars.

The candidate:

This company are looking for an experienced journalist with excellent editing and leadership skills. Confidence in public speaking and foreign language skills would be advantages.

If you have an understanding of their niche industry then this would be an advantage, it is not essential as the application of sound editing and news writing principles and the ability to rapidly learn about their customers’ needs is more important in their eyes.

Duties/responsibilities:

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

· Editing news articles

· Overseeing the production of weekly and fortnightly news bulletins

· Conferring with desk editors on their planned stories for the week ahead

· Deputising for the News Editor in their absence

· Contributing to wider, cross-departmental company projects and discussions

· Writing some news and features as needs dictate and time allows

Salary is competitive - for more information on the role and company please apply with CV and cover letter and your salary requirements.

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