Digital Sub Editor (News)

Last updated 44 minutes ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Description

The Telegraph is an award-winning, multimedia news brand synonymous with quality, credibility and authority for more than 160 years. We are renowned for the analysis, perspective, opinion and insight our journalism provides to a diverse and discerning audience. Every day the content we create sets the news agenda, sparking debate and provoking comment.

Our journalism is given life across our multi-platform portfolio, including The Telegraph website and app, The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph newspapers and their digital version in The Telegraph Edition app. Our content is distributed on a range of third party platforms including Apple News, Facebook, Snapchat, Google Home and Amazon Alexa. With 25 million UK visitors every month and 90 million browsers globally, our journalism reaches more people than ever before.

For more information on our purpose, beliefs and people values, please visit our corporate site.

Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure copy is accurate and brilliantly presented, writing sharp, digital-friendly headlines and making use of the best pictures, video and other multimedia assets.
  • Work within the subbing team to ensure priorities are met and that content is optimised for a digital audience.
  • Generate creative solutions to presenting content online.

Essential skills required for the role

  • Experience of writing and sub-editing stories on digital platforms.
  • Experience of working in news at regional, trade or national level.
  • Quick, accurate subbing and writing of headlines.
  • Digital publishing skills needed, including knowledge of creating embeds such as info boxes, polls, number graphics, etc.
  • Enthusiasm, imagination and digital ideas are all essential.
  • Able to respond well under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines

Additional skills useful for the role

  • Understanding of social media and SEO.
  • Strong news sense and judgement.

What you can expect from The Telegraph if you are the successful candidate

You will have the chance to work across a variety of content in a fast-paced, expanding team and alongside some of the country’s best journalists in their field. This is an exciting challenge to make a real impact in driving subscriptions in a globally renowned organisation that puts quality first.


The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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